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any good testing tool for web app?

Sue Pag
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Joined: Jan 24, 2002
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I am testing web app and I hope you guys can give me recommandation on web testing tool.
Preferably free ware or cheap, easy to use, flexible to update as applicaiton evolves...
Thanks in advance.
Simon Brown
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Which aspects would you like to test? For example, there is Cactus for unit testing servlets, jsp and tags, TagUnit for unit testing JSP tags, HttpUnit for functional testing the actual website and so on. Basically, there are many different tools depending on what you want to test. Here's a list of JUnit web extensions to get you started.
Sue Pag
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Joined: Jan 24, 2002
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I am looking for a tool to record functionalities of web app ( creating items, clicking some tabs ....) as black box testing. But I do not want tools record by the position.
Dirk Schreckmann
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Looks like you want to do some functional testing. So, as Simon suggested, HttpUnit will probably work well for you.


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Lasse Koskela
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Originally posted by Sue Pag:
I am looking for a tool to record functionalities of web app ( creating items, clicking some tabs ....) as black box testing. But I do not want tools record by the position.

What do you mean by "record by the position"? You don't want the test scripts to hard code the absolute URLs?
If you're a money man (i.e. the customer has big pockets), you could try Mercury Interactive's LoadRunner. It can record user behavior from Internet Explorer and produces a test script written in C/Java (many others available). Afterwards you can edit this C/Java source by adding looping, parameterization, etc. The links in the scripts are based on link names, not URLs. The first page load however needs to be parameterized afterwards to suit your "not by the position" requirement.


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Ilja Preuss
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You could also take a look at http://fitnesse.org/FitNesse.WebAcceptanceTestingTool


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Christian Hargraves
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I wrote an automation testing tool, Jameleon that currently has an HTTP plugin supplied.
So far it has worked very well for us!
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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