[ubuntu-studio-devel] Fwd: Utopic test writing hackfest

Elfy ub.untu at btinternet.com
Thu Jun 26 20:13:30 UTC 2014

For anyone that is half interested in helping out with the testcases for 
Ubuntu Studio - this might be a help for you.


-------- Original Message --------
Subject: 	Utopic test writing hackfest
Date: 	Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:51:28 -0400
From: 	Nicholas Skaggs <nicholas.skaggs at canonical.com>
To: 	ubuntu-quality at lists.ubuntu.com <ubuntu-quality at lists.ubuntu.com>, 
ubuntu-bugsquad at lists.ubuntu.com <ubuntu-bugsquad at lists.ubuntu.com>

In addition to the bug hug + testing days, I'd like to also schedule
some hackfests to get our tests in shape. What's a hackfest?


We have some outstanding needs on both the automated and manual test
writing efforts. Elfy has already stepped forward to help out on the
manual test front (thank you much!), while perhaps still unbeknownst to
the QA folks, they'll be helping me on the automated test front :-)
Thanks Leo et la!

So what are we going to be hacking on? If you know python and have some
autopilot knowledge (or willing to learn), we are going to be hacking on
the toolkit helper for autopilot for the ubuntu sdk. That's a mouthful!
Specifically it's the helpers that we use for writing autopilot tests
against ubuntu-sdk applications. All app developers make use of these
helpers, and we need more of them to ensure we have good coverage for
all components developers use.

If you don't know python, we still need help writing manual testcases!
All you need is some basic tester knowledge and the ability to write in
English. Don't worry, we'll be around to help, and there's guides to
well, guide you! Specifically we'll be looking at writing and finishing
some testcases for ubuntu studio and some other flavors.

The first is scheduled for July 15th from 1900-2200 UTC. Complete
details, guides, work items, etc are all being collected on the event page:


Questions? Ask away! hope to see everyone there!


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