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Alexey Popov

Alexey Popov leads a Java engineering team at Sun Microsystems, doing Compatibility Testing Suites for Java Micro Edition and testing tools since Embedded Java times.


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What is new in JT harness 4

Posted by alexeyp on September 7, 2007 at 11:25 AM PDT

Here I tried to give my classification of  new features
available in the new major revision of the href="">JT harness,
that we recently completed .

BlackBox for the big Mobile

Posted by alexeyp on August 13, 2007 at 5:00 AM PDT

Nice article in Russian: href="">

Briefly: there are two Sun BlackBox
systems running in the world, one in Stanford, CA
by Linear Accelerator Center and another one in Moscow by href="">Mobil

Mobile JUnit and absence of reflection.

Posted by alexeyp on July 14, 2007 at 4:52 AM PDT

In classical JUnit you have multiple test methods in a single
that match some pattern, test framework iterates through these methods
using relection. CLDC/MIDP does not have reflection API, this is one of
problems that need to be solved when adopting JUnit-like test
frameworks to CLDC/MIDP. 

ME application testing - MIDlet instantiation

Posted by alexeyp on July 8, 2007 at 3:09 AM PDT

The very common problem people meet when trying to unit-test
MIDlets is that you generally can not do something like this:

Simplest Test Suite built on ME Framework

Posted by alexeyp on May 14, 2007 at 7:40 PM PDT

This article is about some changes in the href="">ME Framework
were made in response to the feedback that we got from early adopters
and are available in the third development release of ME Framework 1.2
that Mikhail
just href="">an

Interactive Tests for Java ME

Posted by alexeyp on May 3, 2007 at 5:46 AM PDT

This article is about interactive testing for Java TM
and its ME
specifics. It describes types of interactive tests that are
developed for Java Technology Compatibility Kits, testing of
what functionality requires user interaction.

One of the First Java Applications

Posted by alexeyp on April 9, 2007 at 11:58 PM PDT

Curious how much Java is a test-driven technology ?

Few words for a background.

The Java TM Compatibility Kit (JCK) is
a test suite, used to
verify if the Java standard is correctly implemented. The first JCK
came out together with the first JDK from SUN, now this effort evolved
into the industry-wide Java
Community Process

Testing session at Java ME track at SUN TechDays, Saint Petersburg

Posted by alexeyp on March 31, 2007 at 11:37 PM PDT

If you speak Russian, check the href="">agenda
and descriptions
of Java ME sessions.

Test Harness and Test Format

Posted by alexeyp on March 26, 2007 at 10:58 AM PDT

It is true that the most popular test format supported by
many Java TM IDEs is href="">JUnit and its
variations like TestNG
or J2MEUnit.
Interested to compare JavaTest
harness and JUnit ?

JavaTest is a test h

Debugging II - Hangups at Device Side

Posted by alexeyp on March 1, 2007 at 11:06 AM PST

As a follow up to the past article about Debugging with ME Framework, here is the the guest post from Alexander Alexeev (aka Skavas) on the new feature
he has integrated into the ME Framework,
the Interactive MIDlet agent.