Unit-testing in MCUXpresso?

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Unit-testing in MCUXpresso?

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urban_sharon
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My target is a Cortex-M4 processor. In my project, I have already separated out the testable core-logic into a static-library, and now, I would like to conveniently unit-test it.

How can this be achieved using the MCUXpresso IDE?

Thanks!

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eldarfiring
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Hi,

I am using Google Test Framework as unit test for the libraries (C++). I have defined GCC/x64 target (in addition to M4-Debug/Release) in MCUXpresso. The test application is an executable file which you can run from a "DOS" console window to test your library code.  You can also install "C/C++ Unit Testing Support" in MCUXpresso and set test runner to be "Google Test Runner".  The results are then presented as simple graphics inside MCUXpresso.

Best Regards,

Eldar

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ErichS
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Hi sharon,

there are different framework availble depending on your needs. If things are in a static library is not really relevant, as long as you have the logic in place. What I'm using with MCUXpresso is uCUnit, see Tutorial: μCUnit, a Unit Test Framework for Microcontrollers | MCU on Eclipse 

I hope this helps,

Erich