Tuesday, February 7th, 2006

Selenium IDE 0.7 Released

Category: Firefox, Testing, Utility

Patrick Lightbody just posted about the release of Selenium IDE, the Firefox plugin which allows you to drive functional tests of your web application. This Firefox plugin is the best way to get started with web application testing. It is 100% functional by itself, or it can be used in combination with Selenium and any Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:50 am

4.3 rating from 27 votes

Monday, January 16th, 2006

Rexv.org – powerful regex evaluator

Category: PHP, Programming, Testing, Toolkit

We wrote before about some ajax regex tools to help test regular expressions. Recently we came upon rexv.org, which really is the swiss army knife of online reg ex tools. It supports three different regex modes: PHP PCRE, PHP Posix, javascript. Also includes options for greediness, case sensitivity, unicode, and others. It evaluates your regex Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 9:59 am

3.8 rating from 21 votes

Monday, January 9th, 2006

J3Unit: javascript testing + jetty and junit

Category: Builds, Firefox, Java, JavaScript, Testing, Toolkit

J3Unit is a new OO testing framework for Javascript with optional integration with Jetty and Junit for automation into your test suite. It builds upon the work done with the Script.aculo.us test unit runner and JSUnit. Of course, you can grab the zip file and just get up and running in static mode. Or take Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 3:52 pm

3.7 rating from 37 votes

Wednesday, December 28th, 2005

Logging and Ajax: Beyond alert()’s

Category: Articles, JavaScript, Testing, Toolkit

Eric Spiegelberg has written Log4Ajax , an article with corresponding demo code for logging ajax applications. Eric’s article builds upon an earlier, simpler system for logging from Joshua Gitlin’s article Errors and Ajax. It details a logging system in javascript displayed to an in browser console, with the option of sending messages to the server Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 9:53 am
1 Comment

3.3 rating from 10 votes

Monday, November 28th, 2005

Using Selenium to test asynchronous calls

Category: JavaScript, Testing, Toolkit

Joseph Moore recently wrote about how his team is working with Selenium to test their ajax apps. Most of the normal Selenium actions weren’t working well for the ajax calls, as they are expecting synchronous communication. So Joseph used the “waitForValue” and “waitForCondition” features, which can just sit and watch for the DOM or input Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 12:39 am

4 rating from 12 votes