jastrachan | 14 Jun 10:04 2004

Re: Using Groovy for functional http/html testing?

On 10 Jun 2004, at 11:02, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
> Hi Groovyists,
> I'm thinking of using Groovy for scriptable testing of http/html or 
> http/xml server applications, using HttpUnit, anteater or similar 
> tools.

Sounds interesting

> Does anyone have experience/examples to share about this?

None yet I'm afraid.

> I know Groovy can be used to efficiently script JUnit tests, but I'm 
> wondering which HTTP testing tool to use. HttpUnit looks at first 
> sight more suitable than anteater for script-based tests, but hands-on 
> experience would obviously help me make a decision.

IIRC JMeter uses scripting languages to perform tests...


might be worth a look & see if Groovy could be useful as a possible 
language for scripting the tests. Plus any Ant based HTTP testing tasks 
would be real easy to script with Groovy's Ant builder