FitNesse for Appian is a client side tool, built on top of FitNesse, that makes it easy to create automated tests on the Appian platform. This tool allows you to create test scripts in a easy to read wiki language that will be run by the system to interact with an Appian application as a human user.
FitNesse for Appian provides an Appian-specific wiki language within FitNesse that maps directly to actions that can be performed in Appian, such as:
For more information about testing and development best practices when using FitNesse for Appian, visit the FitNesse for Appian Best Practices play.
The zip file for the tool can be downloaded from the App Market Public Listings.
To try out the tool further, use the Appian application included in the combined files download (Automated Testing - 1x.x.zip) and import it into your corresponding version of Appian environment.
Navigate to the FitNesseForAppian Cheatsheet and make use of the supported methods to write your own test suite to run against the sample application! Be sure you are using methods for the environment you are testing. For example, if testing sites, use navigation methods that come from the "Sites Methods" scenario. Using methods from a different environment has the potential to break in future releases.
An example test suite run could look like this:
By default, the tool collects usage metrics for analytics purposes. Set collect.metrics=false in the "metrics.properties" file to opt-out of metrics collection.
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