PushToTest TestMaker 6 User GuideWelcome to PushToTest TestMaker. This User Guide documents the features, tools, and techniques for TestMaker. See the QuickStart.html document in the TestMaker directory for last minute changes to this documentation, and for a list of changes for each release of TestMaker. We hope the experience is rewarding.
What Is New In TestMaker 6
the architecture and purposes for TestMaker
|Installation and Integration||Operating system support, Java Virtual Machine support, Continuous Integration (CI) environment support, post-installation instructions|
|Continuous Integration Guide
||How to configure Bamboo, Hudson, and TestMaker
instructions to build tests of Ajax applications, SOAP and REST based
Web services, Java-based unit tests, and Flex/Flash applications
|PushToTest Test Methodology||Identifying the
operating parameters and goals for a load test, functional test, and
|Calibration Testing Methodology||Rapidly determine the scale of a performance test. Answers the question, "How much hardware do I need to run a test?"
|Editor User Guide||Orchestrating
tests using the TestMaker TestScenario Editor. Set the test type, use
case, monitoring, TestNode locations, options, and notifications.
|Designer User Guide
||Designer is a utility that makes it easy to record and playback test
objects of Rich Internet Applications (RIA, using Ajax, Flex, Flash)
|Results Analysis and Reports||Transforms logged test
transaction data into charts and actionable knowledge reports
|Monitoring with Glassbox||Root cause analysis and mitigation of performance bottlenecks and functional issues|
|Test Deployment||Deploy tests to run in Cloud Testing and Grid Testing environments|
|Data Driven Testing||Injecting operational test data from Comma Separated Value (CSV,) Relational Database (RDBMS,) encrypted data files, and flat data files into tests at test runtime. Use TestMaker's Data Production Library (DPL) system|
|Selenium Testing||Testing Web 1.0 and Rich Internet Applications (RIA, using Ajax) in the Selenese testing language. Includes cross-browser compatibility testing and load testing with Htmlunit|
|Flex and Flash Testing
||Use the TestMaker Object Designer (TOD) to create functional testing scripts for Flex applications|
|Script-Driven Testing||There are times when tests need to use conditional execution, looping, branching and complex operational test data sets. These are occassions to move from record/playback to script-driven testing. See examples in Java, Jython, Ruby, Visual Basic (VB,) and Perl|
|Jython Scripting Reference||Reference chapter on the Jython. Jython is a 100% Java implementation of the Python language|
|Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)||Questions about TestMaker|
|Support, Knowledge, Help, Source||A listing of resources to help you make the most of your test project|
|Licenses||Copy of the TestMaker commercial and open source (GPL v2) licenses|
|Improving PushToTest TestMaker||Instructions to use, improve, and change the TestMaker source code|
AcknolwedgementsPushToTest TestMaker comes from the contributions of dozens of engineers in the TestMaker open-source community and years of effort by Jonathan Knudsen, Nikhil Fernandes, E. Venkatesan, V. Narayan Raman, William Martinez Pomares, Luis Carlos Lara Lopez, Andrew Zuercher, Ali Faiz, Max Enrique Villalobos Blanco, Frank Cohen, Peter Schumacher, Lilac Epstein, Robert Schneider, Geoff Lane, Todd Bradfute, and Jack Cohen.
Applies to TestMaker 6.0
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