What is the rationale for unit testing Android apps? Learn the importance of testing Android applications, explore what is generally tested, and identify the different types of testing.
- [Voiceover] In this video, I want to tackle…the why's around testing.…In other words, the rationale for testing.…If you're taking this course, chances are pretty good…that either you or someone in your project circle…has decided unit testing is important.…So you may not need convincing.…But, in case you have questions about why unit testing…is important as it relates to any software project,…not just Android apps, allow me to lay out some rationale.…I believe there are four fundamental reasons why…software engineers need to build and exercise tests…as part of the development efforts.…
First and foremost, this is the obvious reason.…Unit testing helps to remove or reduce bugs in code.…Second, unit tests provide a source of good documentation.…You may not have considered this reason,…it's often less than obvious.…Let's face it, most of us as software engineers…don't like to write documentation.…Try as we might, we often see documentation as the last…thing we need to do before releasing our code into the wild.…
AuthorJames P White
- Why unit test?
- Unit testing tools
- Local testing with JUnit
- Working with JUnit assertions, rules, and categories
- Executing instrumented tests
- Filtering tests
- Testing with UI Automator and other testing tools
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Getting Started
2. Local Tests
3. Instrumented Tests
4. Other Android SDK Testing Tools
5. Mocking objects
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