Red Hat
Feb 25, 2015
by Arquillian Project Team

The Arquillian team is proud to announce the 1.0.0.Alpha4 release of the Arquillian Cube Extension component!

What’s included in the Alpha4 release?

Support for Boot2Docker!

If you are using boot2docker there are some parameters that depends on the installation of the boot2docker. For example boot2docker ip is not localhost and may change every time you start a new boot2docker instance. Also every time you start boot2docker copies required certificates to home directory of local machine.

Arquillian Cube offers some automatic mechanisms to use boot2docker in Cube.

Read more about it in the documentation.

Support for unix sockets

With the update to the latest version of Docker-java we now support Docker hosts running on a unix socket.

Auto default serverUri if not configured

The serverUri configuration option is where you define the Uri of Docker server. This configuration option is no longer mandatory and Arquillian Cube will attempt to auto set the values for the simplest use cases.

The default values are:

  • Linux unix:///var/run/docker.sock
  • Windows https://boot2docker:2376
  • MacOS https://boot2docker:2376
Fetch files from running container

Sometimes when the tests has finished and container is stopped you want to inspect some data like container console or getting a file from the container to manual inspecting. In these cases you can configure each container to copy console log or copy a file/s from container to local machine just before container is stopped.

tomcat_default:
        image: tutum/tomcat:7.0
        beforeStop:
          - copy:
            from: /test
            to: /tmp
      
          - log:
            to: /tmp/container.log

Read more about it in the documentation.

Multi thread container auto start up

When you use the autoStartContainers option Arquillian Cube will sort and arrange for the Docker containers and their linked containers to be started in parallel in the correct order.

Support for Arquillian Standalone mode

Arquillian Cube can now be used without any Arquillian Container, via e.g. the arquillian-junit-standalone artifact. With this configuration you get access to all Cube features that are not related to the Java Container support, like CubeController injection.

What is Arquillian Cube Extension?

With Arquillian Cube you can control the lifecycle of Docker images as part of the test lifecyle, either automatically or manually. This gives you the chance to scale up from a integration/functional test level all the way up to the system test level.

Release details

Component Arquillian Cube Extension
Version 1.0.0.Alpha4 view tag
Release date 2015-02-25
Released by Aslak Knutsen
Compiled against

Published artifacts org.arquillian.cube

Release notes and resolved issues 28

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Thanks to the following list of contributors: Alex Soto, Aslak Knutsen, Todd Nine, Ralf Battenfeld, Brunogilbertcrane, James Netherton

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