How to add command line arguments with flags in Python3?

The python 3 library includes 3 modules for parsing the command line thus nothing extra to add to your setup. The one you should use is argparse import argparse parser = argparse.ArgumentParser() #-db DATABASE -u USERNAME -p PASSWORD -size 20 parser.add_argument(“-db”, “–hostname”, help=”Database name”) parser.add_argument(“-u”, “–username”, help=”User name”) parser.add_argument(“-p”, “–password”, help=”Password”) parser.add_argument(“-size”, “–size”, help=”Size”, type=int) … Read more

How to pass command-line arguments in CTest at runtime

I’ve figured out a way to do it (using the Fundamental theorem of software engineering). It’s not as simple as I’d like, but here it is. First, create a file ${CMAKE_SOURCE_DIR}/cmake/RunTests.cmake with the content if(NOT DEFINED ENV{TESTS_ARGUMENTS}) set(ENV{TESTS_ARGUMENTS} “–default-arguments”) endif() execute_process(COMMAND ${TEST_EXECUTABLE} $ENV{TESTS_ARGUMENTS} RESULT_VARIABLE result) if(NOT “${result}” STREQUAL “0”) message(FATAL_ERROR “Test failed with return value … Read more

How to pass java code a parameter from maven for testing

This is the exact thing I was looking for my automation test and I got it working. Command Line argument mvn clean test -Denv.USER=UAT -Dgroups=Sniff My Pom Xml <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″?> <project xmlns=”″ xmlns:xsi=”” xsi:schemaLocation=””> <modelVersion>4.0.0</modelVersion> <groupId>TestNg</groupId> <artifactId>TestNg</artifactId> <version>1.0</version> <dependencies> <dependency> <groupId>org.testng</groupId> <artifactId>testng</artifactId> <version>6.8</version> <scope>test</scope> </dependency> </dependencies> <build> <plugins> <plugin> <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId> <artifactId>maven-surefire-plugin</artifactId> <version>2.12.4</version> <configuration> … Read more

How to call MATLAB functions from the Linux command line?

MATLAB can run scripts, but not functions from the command line. This is what I do: File #!/bin/sh matlab_exec=matlab X=”${1}(${2})” echo ${X} > matlab_command_${2}.m cat matlab_command_${2}.m ${matlab_exec} -nojvm -nodisplay -nosplash < matlab_command_${2}.m rm matlab_command_${2}.m Call it by entering: ./ myfunction myinput