[Webtest] other web testing tools

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Thu, 08 Apr 2004 19:37:13 +0000


I'm like Jeannie, I often call it 'Canoo' even though I know WebTest is the name.  All my coworkers call it Canoo, maybe 'Canoo' is just catchier!  ;->


> Hi Jeannie
> 
> Wow. That's tough: an audit on Good Friday!
> 
> I think it's great to have so many different web testing tools, too. It
> enables everyone to find the tool that fits his needs, depending on what he
> wants to test, how he wants to describe the tests, and how he wants to run
> the tests.
> 
> Every tool has intricacies and constraints and in my opinion the important
> thing about it is what can be done against them: in webtest, one can browse
> the source-code, read the docs, study the examples, execute the selftests,
> etc. This should give a pretty good picture of how webtest works and how it
> can be used. Many constraints can be tackled through your own webtest
> extensions (e.g. custom steps) which are very easy to write and which
> integrate well into the framework.
> 
> I dont't have a bucket for you. If you need one, perhaps, webtest is the
> wrong tool for your needs.
> 
> Best regards, Etienne
> 
> P.S. The name of the testing tool is 'webtest'. 'Canoo' is the name of the
> company.
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: webtest-admin@lists.canoo.com
> [mailto:webtest-admin@lists.canoo.com]On Behalf Of Jeannie Graham
> Sent: Donnerstag, 8. April 2004 18:44
> To: 'webtest@lists.canoo.com'
> Subject: [Webtest] other web testing tools
> 
> 
> Hello out there,
> 
> 	I hope you Canoo guys don't take offense to this question, because I
> think Canoo is great, but it doesn't seem to be matching my needs.   I went
> to Google and searched for webtesting tools and was completely overwhelmed,
> so I figured I might broach the subject here:
> 
> Can anyone enlighten me on other webtesting tools they have used and your
> opinion on them?
> 
> I was hired to create Canoo scripts, but I don't think the IS managers
> realized the intricacies and constraints of Canoo and I have an audit
> tomorrow and along with my excuses on why I haven't met project deadlines I
> would really like to offer up another solution.
> 
> So it looks like my canoo is filling with water, ready to sink.   Does
> anyone have a bucket?
> 
> Thanks,
> Jeannie
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