[Webtest] xml editor suggestions?

Dierk Koenig webtest@lists.canoo.com
Mon, 23 Jun 2003 12:27:15 +0200


cool.

And for those who write their own steps:
you can use the <antstructure> tasks that comes with ant
to build your own dtd.

cf. http://ant.apache.org/manual/CoreTasks/antstructure.html
and http://www.sdv.fr/pages/casa/html/ant-dtd.en.html for the high-end
solution.

cheers
Mittie

> -----Original Message-----
> From: webtest-admin@lists.canoo.com
> [mailto:webtest-admin@lists.canoo.com]On Behalf Of Matthew Fleming
> Sent: Freitag, 20. Juni 2003 20:30
> To: webtest@lists.canoo.com
> Subject: Re: [Webtest] xml editor suggestions?
>
>
> Okay.. why don't we do this.  Here is the dtd we use for our functional
> tests.  It is a pretty good start to a standardized dtd for webtest.
> Someone please make this a part of Canoo.. I believe it has been
> requested
> for quite some time. You should be able to use any xml editor
> that supports
> auto completion based upon a dtd.. actually if someone were to
> comment these
> elements some editors even display them as well.  We use WSAD and
> this dtd
> works like a champ.
>
> -Matt
>
>
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> Subject: [Webtest] xml editor suggestions?
> Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 09:45:12 -0500
>
> Hi folks/volks:
>
> Does anyone recommend a fine xml editor for editing webtests? The webtest
> documentation strongly recommends an intelligent editor.
>
> I'm using intellij's idea and emacs. The problem is when editing
> individual
> teststeps (i.e. later included as entities), since the file doesn't have a
> dtd and isn't valid xml, the 'auto complete' features of the editor don't
> work.
>
> any recommendations?  any emacs modes people like for webtest xml editing?
>
> e.g. editing a file that only has this in it:
>
> <invoke  stepid="Contact Us "
>    url="/feedback/contactus.jsp" />
>
>   <verifytitle stepid="Contact Us"
>      text="${contactus.ok.title}"
>      regex="true" />
>
>   <setinputfield
>     stepid="Set Contact Us Input"
>     name="comment"
>     value="Great Site!!! (Contacted via Automatic Testing)" />
>
>   <clickbutton stepid="Click Contact us"
>       name="submit"  />
>
>   <verifytitle stepid="Contact Us Verify Title after contacting"
>      text="${contactus.after.ok.title}"
>      regex="true" />
>
> thanks,
>
> bill milbratz
>
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