AF Tester

An easier way to test your Actors.

Actors can be hard to test. I created this little tool to automate the creation of DQMH style testers for your actors. The tester acts like a calling actor and can send messages to your actor and receive abstract messages that your actor would send to its callers.

I posted this demo on my blog the other day, but here it is again in case you missed it:

Here is Allen Smith’s take on the AFTester.
via ytCropper


Get a copy of AFTester

I intend to put this on the tools network, I just haven’t had time yet. In the meantime, I threw the .vipm up on Dropbox. If you like it, be sure to leave a comment on the related blog post here.

Version 1.1  – as demoed at the 2018 ECLA conference.

Version 2.0  – adds support for external message libraries and Self-Addressed Messages.

Get the latest version of the source code on GitLab

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