[Webtest] Please remove my address from your list

Peter Savage webtest@lists.canoo.com
Wed, 24 May 2006 01:00:52 -0700


yes, i agree.

On 5/20/06, Bob AFC <bob@amoskeagfc.com> wrote:
> The amount of non-sequitur mail is totally ridiculous
>
> Bob Tipton
> Bob@AmoskeagFC.com
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brian Spindler" <brian.spindler@netuitive.com>
> To: <webtest@lists.canoo.com>
> Sent: Saturday, May 20, 2006 9:57 AM
> Subject: RE: [Webtest] filters
>
>
> > Paul,
> > Thank you so much for the explanation, this will truly help.  The site =
for
> > groovy (groovy.codehaus.org) seems to be down, do you have some
> > documentation you could fwd me for syntax, examples etc.. for groovy?
> > Also, when I enter into a scriptstep what objects/variables do I have
> > access to?
> >
> > -Brian
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: webtest-admin@lists.canoo.com on behalf of Paul King
> > Sent: Sat 5/20/2006 8:36 AM
> > To: webtest@gate2.canoo.com
> > Cc:
> > Subject: Re: [Webtest] filters
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Hi Brian, I would probably use some scripting (e.g. Groovy)
> > to do what you are after. You can optionally use filters
> > to select just a minimal part of your page - this may simplify
> > the scripting code slightly. Invoke your first page, do the
> > scripting and store the server names into a list. Invoke the
> > second page, do the scripting and store into a list. Then
> > compare the two lists.
> >
> > If you use the Groovy step, the lists will stay in the binding
> > across your Groovy steps (since build 1276). If you are using
> > scriptStep, then you will need to have the attribute keep=3D"true"
> > to have the binding carry over.
> >
> > Your script code could look something like:
> >
> >     <steps>
> >         <invoke url=3D"${testUrl}"/>
> >         <selectLinesFilter startRegex=3D".*Servers Added.*"
> > includeStart=3D"no"
> >             stopRegex=3D".*Servers Modified.*" includeStop=3D"no"/>
> >         <scriptStep language=3D"groovy"><![CDATA[
> >             servers =3D [ ]
> >             root =3D new XmlSlurper().parseText(document.asXml())
> >             root.depthFirst().findAll{ node ->
> >                 node.text().contains('Server') }.each{ lines ->
> >                     lines.toString().split('\n').findAll{ str ->
> >                         str.trim().size() > 0}.each{ servers <<
> > it.trim() }}
> >             assert servers.unique().size() =3D=3D 3
> >         ]]></scriptStep>
> >     </steps>
> >
> > This was run on the following HTML:
> >
> > <html>
> > <body>
> > <h1>A Heading to ignore</h1>
> > <p>Servers Added:</p><br/>
> > Server1<br/>
> > Server2<br/>
> > Server3<br/>
> > <p>Servers Modified</p>
> > </body>
> > </html>
> >
> > If your text is a little more structured you will be able to shorten
> > the script quite a lot.
> >
> > Cheers, Paul.
> >
> > Brian Spindler wrote:
> > > Guys/Gals,
> > >
> > > I've been looking at the filter steps and believe they are what I nee=
d
> > > however I am having a hard time finding all the logic I need so I hop=
ed
> > > someone could quickly point me in the right direction.  This is a
> > > simplified example of the HTML that I might want to filter:
> > >
> > > <p> Servers Added:</p><br/>
> > > Server1<br/>
> > > Server2<br/>
> > > Server3<br/>
> > > <p> Servers Modified</p>
> > >
> > > I was using a selectLinesFilter to try and capture the
> > > "Server1<br/>Server2<br/>Server3<br/>" however what I am trying to
> > > accomplish is to extract the servers and compare them to the results =
of
> > > another HTML page.  The reason I think this is going to get difficult=
 is
> > > because the other page the server names will be within <td></td> tags=
.
> > > Does this mean I need to extract the server names individually to whe=
re
> > > I confirm there existence one by one with verifyText steps?
> > >
> > > Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > > -Brian
> >
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