[Webtest] Re: New version of setXXX steps

john smith webtest@lists.canoo.com
Tue, 20 Jul 2004 09:18:54 -0500


Should the webtestTaskdefs.properties be updated as well?

excerpt from webtestTaskdefs.properites:



"Marc Guillemot" <mguillemot@yahoo.fr> wrote in message
> Hi,
> I've committed the new version of the setXXX steps. The main visible
difference with the old ones is that they directly
> work on the forms without buffering what allows for instance JavaScript
code to see the changes.
> To facilitate migration the move will be done progressively. Currently
I've prefixed these task with "new_" what first
> allows to continue using the old ones while starting working with the new
ones. In a second time they will become the
> standard version and the old ones will be prefixed with "old_" before
beeing totally removed in a few weeks.
> As the old setXXX steps will be removed in a future build, I encourage
testing the new ones or even already changing the
> mapping in WEBTEST_HOME/webtestTaskdefs.properties to directly work with
the new steps.
> The new test steps are:
> new_setinputfield: sets a text input field (text, password and textarea)
> new_setcheckbox: checks/unchecks a checkbox
> new_setselectfield: select one or many options
> new_setradiobutton: check a radio button
> new_selectform: select the current form for further new_setXXX steps
> more details in the documentation at
> http://webtest.canoo.com/webtest/manual/syntax.html#new_setinputfield
> If I've forgotten something, just post on the mailing list.
> Marc.