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In the interest of producing a high-quality test framework for the W3C Widgets Family of specifications, an informal test-writing workshop is being held in Düsseldorf at the end of September.

The meeting is open to everyone but you should register to make organisation smooth.

This is not an official meeting of the WebApps WG, but simply done in order to help further widgets interoperability. There will furthermore be a Mobile Monday Düsseldorf on the evening of the 21st.


Monday September 21st

  • 09:45 Setup
  • 10:00 Introductions
  • 10:15 Problem definition, meeting goals and testing tools demonstration
  • 11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:15 Splitting the test suite work and test design
  • 12:30 Lunch break
  • 13:30 Creating missing tests for assertions
  • 15:30 Coffee break
  • 15:45 Review tests and progress report
  • 17:30 End
  • 19:00-22:00 Mobile Monday event (optional)

Tuesday September 22nd

  • 09:00 Reviewing existing Widget Run Times (WRT)
  • 11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:15 Creating and reviewing tests
  • 12:30 Lunch break
  • 13:30 Widget digital signatures
  • 15:30 Coffee break
  • 15:45 Creating & reviewing tests and progress report
  • 17:00 End

Wednesday September 23rd

  • 09:00 Test review & planning, and test creation
  • 11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:15 Test review & test creation
  • 12:30 Lunch break
  • 13:30 i18n related session
  • 15:30 Coffee break
  • 15:45 Wrap up, organising action items and report
  • 17:00 End

Meeting Logistics

  • IRC channel = #wam; irc.w3.org:6665
  • Dates = 21-23 September 2009
  • Time = 09:00 - 18:00
  • Location = Vodafone Office
  • Meeting Room = TBD

Additionally, participants may wish to join the Mobile Monday event.

Contribution Policy

All participants need to be acquainted with the license under which tests are to be contributed: Policies for Contribution of Test Cases to W3C


We have arranged a contingent of 25 rooms at the Holiday Inn Hotel "City Centre-Königsallee", which is at 5 min walking distance to the meeting venue. All you need to do is book your room via the hotel's website or via telephone until the 7th September. Please use the registration code "widgettesting" to get special lowered Vodafone rates. Note that access to the registration is through the Flash thing in the top left corner — if you have Flashblock on you won't find anything.

http://www.carat-hotel-duesseldorf.de hotel comes recommended and if you say you are attending a Vodafone meeting, you can get a "comfort" room for about ~103EUR a night.


The f2f meeting itself will take at Vodafone, Mannesmann Ufer 2. Please enter the building from the riverside entrance. Check out the link on Google Maps.

Preparing for the event

Please look over primer. As the blog announcement mentions, please be familiar with your Zipping tool of choice and the configuration document.


Don't forget to register!

alt MobiWeb 2.0 Project The work in the Mobile Web Test Suites Working Group is supported by the Mobile Web Initiative and the MobiWeb 2.0 project, funded by the EU FP7 program.