Tuesday, December 28, 2004

Website unit/regression testing tool

Unit test your websites with code that acts like a web browser.

Features in a nutshell:

  1. Browser-like page fetching including fetching the images and stylesheets
    needed for a page and following redirects

  2. Cookies stored and trackable (all automatically handled)

  3. HTTP, HTTPS, GET, POST, basic auth all handled, control over expected
    status codes, ...

  4. DOM parsing of pages to retrieve and analyse structure, including simple
    form re-posting

  5. Two-line page-fetch followed by form-submit possible, with error

  6. Ability to register error page content across multiple tests

  7. Uses python's standard unittest module as the underlying