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How to easily test a Struts Action?

gao zhixin
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Joined: Jan 18, 2006
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Now I'm working with struts, and I want to test my action class, but I need to mock a HttpRequest object, a HttpResponse object, a ActionForm object, and a ActionMapping object, it's too difficult for me to test. Is there anything more easy?
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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I dunno... let's go over to the Struts forum and ask over there (I'll move this thread for you.)

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alan wamser
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Joined: Jan 30, 2006
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What do you mean by mock? Why not just download tomcat and use it to test your action?

Merrill Higginson
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The Apache Cactus is a test framework made specifically for testing Web applications. It builds on JUnit and works great for unit testing Struts applications.

Here's the link:
[ January 30, 2006: Message edited by: Merrill Higginson ]

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