Week no. 4 – First patch for preferences test


So now into the 4th week of the fennec front end automated tests project. The previous week had has seen less activity, but the main highlight was the submission of the first patch related to the project.

The patch was related to the basic panning of preferences, like checking out whether the preferences stays the same when the user enters and exits the preferences. It was a simple one but a step forward in the direction of greater coverage of the Fennec features. And the patch isn’t perfect as always. I used hard-coded values to check for the panning, but it isn’t proper to use them. Instead I must use global values. So gotta check that out. Also Mark Finkle also suggested a few improvements.

I’m hoping that I get patch “patched up” this week and also submit patches of the rest of the test coverage of the preferences this week. This is indeed challenging but great fun, the beauty of how we can test the parts of the browser using js!