[Webtest] Webtest - Basic Question

Dierk Koenig webtest@lists.canoo.com
Fri, 9 Jun 2006 14:32:22 +0200


I suggest you start at installing
http://webtest.canoo.com/webtest/manual/install.html#Your%20first%20WebTest

and then head over to the samples
http://webtest.canoo.com/webtest/manual/samples.html

cheers
Mittie


> -----Original Message-----
> From: webtest-admin@lists.canoo.com
> [mailto:webtest-admin@lists.canoo.com]On Behalf Of Prashanth
> Krishnamurthy
> Sent: Mittwoch, 7. Juni 2006 22:35
> To: webtest@lists.canoo.com
> Subject: RE: [Webtest] Webtest - Basic Question
> 
> 
> Thanks Lisa, Dierk. You both have convinced me.
> I did the selftest.And now, want to get into more
> details and try out more stuff.
> 
> What is the quickest way to get going ? ( Step-by-step
> tutorial, help, examples ). Any suggestions and tips.
> 
> thanks 
> --Prashanth 
> 
> --- Dierk Koenig <dierk.koenig@canoo.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hi Prashanth,
> > 
> > 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
> > strategy.
> > 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:
> >
> http://webtest.canoo.com/webtest/reports/selftest/WebTestReport.html
> > 
> > > 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
> > whitepaper:
> >
> http://webtest.canoo.com/webtest/manual/whitepaper.html
> > 
> > happy testing
> > Mittie
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