Join Chiu-Ki Chan for an in-depth discussion in this video RecipeApplication, part of Effective Android Testing for Mobile Developers.
- [Instructor] Now that we have "SharedPreferencesFavorites"…and "InMemoryFavorites",…how do we use one in the app,…and the other in the test?…We will use "Application" to help us.…First, let's create the application.…Go to "app", "src", "main", "java",…right click on the package name, "New", "Java Class".…We will call it "RecipeApplication".…The package will have the prefix, ".injection".…
The "RecipeApplication" will extend "Application".…Inside this "Application",…we are going to add a function called "getFavorites".…This will return a latently-initialized…"SharedPreferencesFavorites".…This way, it is only going to be initialized…when someone uses it.…To do that, we will add a private variable,…"private Favorites" and put "favorites",…and set it to "null;" initially.…
Then we will add the "getFavorites" function,…"public_Favorites getFavorites()".…When the variable favorites is null,…we will need to initialize it,…"if (favorites == null)",…then "favorites = new SharedPreferencesFavorites".…It need a context, which is "(this)", the application.…
- Why test?
- Local vs. on-device
- Code coverage
- UI testing
- Hermetic environment
- Dependency injection
- Testing with MVP
Skill Level Intermediate
Android App Development: Unit Testingwith James P White2h 58m Intermediate
Android App Development: Data Persistence Librarieswith Annyce Davis4h 52m Intermediate
1. Testing Considerations
2. Test as You Go
3. UI Testing
4. Hermetic Environment
5. Robot Pattern
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