Webtest is a tool used for automated testing of web application.
WebTest is an Open Source Tool designed by Canoo AG. for Web based functional Testing.
Tool Supports 'XML' and 'Groovy' language for script designing.It uses 'XPath' and 'Regular Expression' for Object Identification.
WebTest provides recorder tool as a separate Add-on in Mozilla Firefox.
Tool has compatibility with multiple operating systems which has JAVA support.
Modularized Testing – Webtest provide reusable property and hence facilitates modularized testing.
Simple to use - WebTest has an easy syntax with steps having meaningful names that can be understood even when you don't know WebTest.
Additionally, the recorder allows you to quickly generate a first draft of your tests that you can adapt and refactor to build robust tests suite.
Fast - WebTest doesn't download CSS or images and doesn't need to compute page rendering.
Excellent Reporting - WebTest reports provide all information allowing you to quickly understand the failure cause.
Runs everywhere - WebTest is plain Java and runs everywhere as long as you have a JDK for your operating system.
Multitasking - We can continue working on your computer while our tests run.
Why to use Webtest?
There are many usage of WebTest but some of them are as follows -
1] It is easy to create and Execute.
2] It is easy to write, modify and maintain.
3] No special language skills are needed.
4] Executed from command line.
5] Reduced testing time and effort.
6] WebTest can be prepared in parallel to the development work.
7] Write once and run multiple times.
8] It saves time in repetitive manual testing.
9] It can be a part of build process.
10] It gives better output.
11] It gives more accurate results.
12] It gives good and presentable reporting of results.
What are the general steps?
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