[Webtest] Maven2 plugin Java or Ant

Peter Anning Peter Anning" <PAnning@dialectpayments.com
Wed, 1 Nov 2006 10:01:36 +1000


Marc,

It will be a Maven Ant Plugin then, I'll get it onto codehaus asap and
let you know when you can link to it.

Cheers

Peter

> -----Original Message-----
> From: webtest-admin@lists.canoo.com
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> On Behalf Of Marc Guillemot
> Sent: Monday, 23 October 2006 5:40 AM
> To: webtest@lists.canoo.com
> Subject: Re: [Webtest] Maven2 plugin Java or Ant
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> Hi Peter,
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> I don't have any experience in Maven 2 plugin development and just can
> tell about WebTest.
> WebTest IS Ant. I mean that WebTest "scripts" ARE Ant build files,
that
> WebTest steps ARE Ant tasks, that WebTest (now) uses Ant's mechanism
for
> property expansion or record generation. As a consequence it is not
> possible to use WebTest without Ant.
> Nevertheless I can't say how it fits the best with Maven 2, it's your
> and Ejaz's job ;-)
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> Marc.
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> Peter Anning wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Ejaz has made available some code that wraps webtest as a Maven 2
Ant
> > Plugin. Whilst I am very grateful to Ejaz for his code I had
expected it
> > to be a native Maven 2 Java Plugin. All the Maven Plugins that I
have
> > written have been in Java. So my question is does anybody have any
> > opinions; ant or java?
> >
> > Java would involve plugging into the webtest api behind the Ant
layer.
> > Is this a good or bad thing to do or is webtest bound tightly to
Ant. I
> > guess if it is bound tightly to Ant Ejaz's Maven Ant plugin may be
the
> > way to go. If it has been designed to be loosely coupled then maybe
I
> > should look at writing Java version.
> >
> >
> > Best Regards
> >
> > Peter Anning
> >
> > Sr. Developer
> >
> > www.dialectsolutions.com
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