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Automated Testing in Drupal


Learn about Drupal's automated testing suite, the testbot, and how you can contribute automated tests for Drupal core and contributed modules. This session will:

  1. Introduce Drupal's automated testing system and its purpose.
  2. Explain how automated tests are run.
  3. Provide some tips for taking advantage of the Drupal.org testbots.
  4. Describe the structure of a Drupal automated test.
  5. Introduce the basics of writing an automated test.
  6. Explain the role of automated testing in the Drupal core patch review and acceptance process.
  7. Mention current and future directions for automated testing in Drupal.

This session will include code samples, but should be accessible to beginner and intermediate Drupal developers with a basic working knowledge of PHP.