[Webtest] Webtest - Basic Question
Wed, 7 Jun 2006 20:15:46 +0200
welcome to Canoo WebTest.
Lisa was a bit quicker than me when answering
your question - thanks, Lisa!
Anyway, this would have been my answer.
> 1. Does webtest has capability to run the scripts and
> see the actions in the browser.
Canoo WebTests runs the specified tests silently and
unsupervised. That is an important part of our testing
After the run, a report is generated that allows you to
see any page that WebTest has visited during the run.
See for example the report that WebTest generates
when it tests itself:
> 2. Is there an editor for writing webtest scripts?
There are thousands. Every normal editor does, even Notepad.
Having a good XML- or even ANT-editor in place is certainly
better. All modern IDEs have that for free.
> 3. Is there a doc which compares other automation
> tools like Silktest, winrunner etc.
No, not at the WebTest site itself.
However, to see how WebTest
positions itself in the landscape of test tools, see the