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WebTest vs. Selenium: Real and Simulated Browser Testing

I have seen some tutorials about each one individually ant manualJUnit TutorialSelenium tutorial and I have understood that JScover just graphically presents you the results of the test. Subscribe to our architect newsletter?

Marc suggested that tests are never fast enough, but that “WebTest has simply less to do and everything happens in the JVM. In comparing the two, Marc scored WebTest and Selenium as winners respectively in each of these categories:. HtmlUnit and Selenium with it’s drivers.

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Subscribe to our industry email notices? He also argued that Ajax tests, generally considered a weakness for browser-simulators, can be considered a tie: Thanks for iwebunit answer.

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I am given a javascript function which takes as input some numbers and returns the max, as a part of a project at the university, and I have to test it, using Selenium, JUnit, Ant and JScover. TestNG was released in and solved some issues which were missing in JUnit at that time.

Email Required, but never shown. I’m not entirely certain that most of what people do with Canoo really constitutes “functional” tests – a difference that comes down to semantics in large part. Real and Simulated Browser Testing.

WebTest vs. Selenium: Real and Simulated Browser Testing

Do you use one of these, or another functional testing tool altogether? They are there if you want them but mostly we write functional tests in a DSL that matches the customers domain language typically a layer above interactions with the browser. I also do not know how to start making test cases.

You can express each test as a method on a class; typically, you have multiple tests per class. This pop-up will close itself in a few moments.


Yura 2, 4 24 Nov 02, 4 min read. If you want to be able to run both It suffers from a methodological error. Thank you for participating in the discussion. Does this inspire you to join the discussion about the next-generation of functional testing tools? Finally, Kent Tong imagines bridging the two approaches:.

Charles Wang 2 sebdriver. Dojo and to some extent YUI are the last holdouts in this regard. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. You need to Register an InfoQ account or Login or login qebdriver post comments. I don’t know that it’s possible to simply score testing tools as though it were 13 to 5 or any other simplistic means.

As the lead developer for Canoo WebTest and HtmlUnit, Marc is clearly biased towards this style weberiver tool, which he admits, and asks only that you read his analysis before arguing with him:.