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Professional Plone Development: Building robust, content-centric web applications with Plone 3, an open source Content Management System by Martin Aspeli

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Functional Tests

When creating new content types, it is important to test in the browser, to make sure the user experience is correct and the content types’ look and feel is consistent with the rest of the site. However, that does not mean we should not perform automated testing. As the number of content types and their interdependencies grow, it becomes harder to manually test the various ways in which content interacts.

For this package, we have opted to write a README.txt file, which contains a zope. testbrowser functional test, exercising all the content types and showing a quasi-realistic example of how they relate to each other. Test-browser tests simulate the user’s interaction with the system through a web browser (without JavaScript support). ...

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