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Touchstone - Unit Testing Framework for Portlets

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000019481D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Sep-16
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Sep-16

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is design of a framework for unit testing portal applications (portlets). The framework allows portlet developers to unit test at the class and/or method level any portlets designed to work within the same API as the provided framework. Using commonly available tools such as JUnit, a development process can be created that takes advantage of the framework to ensure that portlets perform as expected and continue to perform the required functionalty during code changes or refactoring.