What is Continuous Testing?

Continuous testing builds on the automated developer support in Eclipse to make it even easier to keep your Java code well-tested, if you have a JUnit test suite. With continuous testing enabled, as you edit your code, Eclipse runs your tests quietly in the background, and notifies you if any of them fail or cause errors. It is most useful in situations where you would already have a test suite while you are changing code: when performing maintenance, refactoring, or using test-first development.

Continuous testing builds on features of Eclipse with which you are already familiar:

The continuous tester plug-in also adds functionality to JUnit: