[Mono-winforms-list] A few beginner questions

Jordi Mas jordi@ximian.com
Wed, 15 Sep 2004 02:24:48 +0200

El dimarts 14 de setembre del 2004 a les 16:12 +0200, en/na Stephan
Eberle va escriure:

> The test-applications now should take a control and modify all it's 
> properties in a [more or less] random manner, use the control's methods 
> with [again: more or less] random parameters and listen for events 
> fired. This test would best be "recorded" (a simple text-file) and then 
> rerun on the other platform. This way you have test-cases you would 
> never think of (because of the randomness in the values) and can compare 
> the results 1:1...
> Also this should not be the one and only test for the controls, but one 
> in a list of possible tests.
> Just my two cents... :)

When working on namespaces that have a visual output (like System.
Drawing or System.Windows.Forms) one important thing to test is how the
application looks to the user in different scenarios. Also, in the case
of SWF also how the application behaves with user interaction (keyboard

Testing properties and events is OK and can be interesting, but it is
just one part of the picture. How we look and behave is really important