[Webtest] Generating Suite Reports

Michael Knapp webtest@lists.canoo.com
Fri, 14 Apr 2006 17:22:18 -0700

Study WebtestsRunner.xml and WebTestRepoort.xsl in the canoo/resources
dir.  That's how I run my tests (modifying each to suit my needs).
Sounds like you'll probably want to omit much of the xsl transform,
which will be much easier than adding to it IMO.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: webtest-admin@lists.canoo.com=20
> [mailto:webtest-admin@lists.canoo.com] On Behalf Of Troy McGuire
> Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2006 4:18 PM
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> Subject: [Webtest] Generating Suite Reports
> Having a history with Webtest for only a few days now, I'm=20
> figuring out how to generate usable reports from the tests. =20
> I did get a "results.xml" file generated in "webtest-results"=20
> after a test run (for some reason, using resultpath=3D"results"=20
> did not generate a "results.xml"=20
> in my "results" directory).  So I started looking into using=20
> XSL to make the output pretty.
> Then I realized that I really only want a few elements from=20
> that file (like test name, result, and timestamp), but want=20
> those same elements from each XML file generated from running=20
> a suite of tests.  Before starting to code something up in=20
> PHP (what we mostly use here) to handle this, I decided to=20
> check out the Webtest docs to make sure I wasn't missing some=20
> function that does this for me.
> That's when I noticed the "Editor's Pick" from the wiki. =20
> Does either of the "GUI for recording, editing, and viewing=20
> reports", or the "Result Viewer" handle this scenario?  btw,=20
> I tried following the link (=20
> http://webtest.canoo.com/testrunner/index.html ) at the=20
> bottom of the "Result Viewer" page (=20
> http://webtest-community.canoo.com/wiki/space/ResultViewer ),=20
> but the link is broken.
> What do most users do for their reporting needs with Webtest?
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