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Problems With TestMethods for @feature (callout=true) functions

Hi,

 

I have trouble creating test methods for the following class.

 

global class scheduable_Tier1ChatExport implements Schedulable  {

    
    global void execute(SchedulableContext SC){
   
            getChats();
      }

     @future(callout=true)
     public static void getChats(){
         
         Chat_Transcript_Export__c chat = new Chat_Transcript_Export__c (name = 'Tier1 '+ datetime.now(), Status__c='Not Processed');
         
        String fileBeingProccesed = '';
         datetime startDate = Datetime.now();     //today
        startDate=startDate.addDays(-1);         //yesterday
         
         try{
                 
           upsert chat;
           
           Integer j=0;
           
           for(Integer i = 0; i<8; i++){
                
                fileBeingProccesed =  'Tier1 Chats N:'+i+' '+startDate.date();                                                
                   
                   
                String url='https://myurl.com&startDate='+startdate.year()+'-'+startdate.month()+'-'+startdate.day()+'T'+j+':00:00&endDate='+startdate.year()+'-'+startdate.month()+'-'+startdate.day()+'T'+(j+2)+':59:59&limit=5000&toZip=false';
                HttpRequest req = new HttpRequest();                
                req.setEndpoint(url);
                req.setMethod('GET');
                req.setTimeout(60000);
                Http http = new Http();
                HTTPResponse res = http.send(req);                     
                System.debug(res.getBody());
                j=j+3;
                
                Attachment att = new Attachment (name = 'Tier1 Chats N:'+i+' '+startDate.date(), ParentId = chat.Id, Body =  Blob.valueof(res.getBody()));             
                insert att;
            
           }
           
         }
         
         catch(Exception e){
         
             chat.Export_Log__c = 'Errors were found: '+e.getMessage()+' On File: ' + fileBeingProccesed;
             upsert chat;
             
              }
    
     }
    
    
}

 

This class simply schedules an export for data coming from an external service and creates xml attachments on an obeject called Chat_transcript_export.

I call for 8 different exports because the amount of data can be too big and exceed the maximum timeout allowed by salesforce.

 

How can I create the test methods for this class?

 

Thanks

 

Tzuvy

bob_buzzardbob_buzzard

In order to test methods with the future annotation, you'll need to use the Test.startTest() and Test.stopTest() methods - execute your methods that would queue the future method after a startTest, and they will be executed synchronously once stopTest() is called.

 

That said, you can't make callouts in test methods.  I tend to use the Test.IsRunningTest() method to determine if my code is running from a unit test.  If it isn't, I let the callout proceed as usual, if it is, I fake up the expected responses on the fly.