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Best In-Container Testing framework

Vikram Gosain

Joined: Jun 02, 2009
Posts: 25

Considering the fact that Jakarta Cactus is retired, are there any other good open source easy to use J2EE in-container testing frameworks available?


Tomek Kaczanowski
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Joined: Oct 26, 2005
Posts: 40

Arquillian ( is gaining a lot of attention in the last months. This is a relatively new project, but already stable (version 1.0.0 released two weeks ago). Please have a look at its documentation to see if it meets your requirements.

Tomek Kaczanowski
Book author: Practical Unit Testing with TestNG and Mockito
Vikram Gosain

Joined: Jun 02, 2009
Posts: 25
Thanks for the reply Tomek. I am using Websphere Application Server and not JBOSS. Will this framework work in WAS?
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link:
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