[Webtest] Why do you use WebTest? ;-)
Paul King <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Fri, 24 Nov 2006 06:24:20 +1000
John and Pip wrote:
> - Handle IE and Firefox. WebTest does not drive a real browser. We need
> pages that work in IE and Firefox so ideally in our web-gui-based
> testing we would be testing this, not functionality in the simulated
> environment of HTMLUnit. One example of this is having to put ? in path
> of URL instead of / to avoid 302 errors that I posted about last week.
> Another example is the confirmation page not being found that I posted
> about this week.
> [..]. If WebTest could transparently select
> whether to use HTMLUnit or a real browser to execute the same test (not
> sure how - don't like selenium etc that require proxies so would I think
> be best to drive browser through their own native interface e.g.
> Com/ActiveX I guess for IE), and if it could be supported as a fixture
> within Fitnesse, that would be Nirvana for me.
We could consider embedding jwebunit 2.x but it sort of has lowest
common denominator functionality which doesn't really work for me: