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From Ovidiu Predescu <ovi...@cup.hp.com>
Subject Re: http task
Date Wed, 17 Oct 2001 04:20:54 GMT
Hi Gurdev,

You may want to check out Anteater, a functional unit testing for HTTP
and SOAP applications. The code is still under development, but please
feel free to take a look at it:

http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Monitor/7464/anteater/

Regards,
-- 
Ovidiu Predescu <ovidiu@cup.hp.com>
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On 15 Oct 2001 23:27:55 -0000, "Gurdev S Parmar" <gsparmar@rediffmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have made an ant task for a few http
> activites like, http request, getting reference
> to a form/link in the resultant page, submitting it, etc.
> I have used httpunit package (http://httpunit.sourceforge.net) for this task.
> 
> An example usage is as follows:
> <target name="http_activity">
> <httpresponse>
> <httprequest method="get" url="http://www.yahoo.com"/>
> <getlink linkid="news_link" withText="news"/>
> </httpresponse>
> <httpresponse>
> <httprequest linkid="news_link"/>
> </httpresponse>
> </target>
> 
> This was a trivial example showing how to follow a 
> link. You can follow a form too similarly.
> Using httpunit enables to maintain a session 
> transparently. 
> 
> This task would be helpful in a http testing scenario.
> You can also automate certain internet transactions
> with this task.
> 
> I have attached a zip file with source code and the 
> build.xml file. The build.xml file + java files 
> is the only documentation for now. More documentation
> if this task is accepted ;-)
> 
> Cheers,
> Gurdev. 

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