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Mastering SoapUI

By : Pranai Nandan, Surendra Mohan
Book Image

Mastering SoapUI

By: Pranai Nandan, Surendra Mohan

Overview of this book

SoapUI is an open-source cross-platform testing application that provides complete test coverage and supports all the standard protocols and technologies. This book includes real-time examples of implementing SoapUI to achieve quality and business assurance. Starting with the features and functionalities of SoapUI, the book will then focus on functional testing, load testing, and security testing of web services. Furthermore, you will learn how to automate your services and then design data-driven, keyword-driven, and hybrid-driven frameworks in SoapUI. Then the book will show you how to test UIs and services using SoapUI with the help of Selenium. You will also learn how to integrate SoapUI with Jenkins for CI and SoapUI test with QC with backward- and forward-compatibility. The final part of the book will show you how to virtualize a service response in SoapUI using Service Mocking. You will finish the journey by discovering the best practices for SoapUI test automation and preparing yourself for the online certification of SoapUI.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Mastering SoapUI
About the Author
About the Reviewer
SoapUI Integration with Jenkins and HP QC

Chapter 5. Test Automation in SOA World

Test automation has evolved in SOA world, in the past years, giving birth to a number of tools practices and standards. But without the right approach to automate, we can't achieve the desired returns, and some of the basic pointers should be kept in mind when planning test automation of SOA applications.

  • Manual testing cannot be replaced with automation testing: This is the most common mistake people make; a new feature has to be manually tested and when stable it can be automated, Test automation is traditionally for regression testing not a test replacement.

  • Automation testing in SOA has different levels: Automation testing has different levels like unit level, system level and end-to-end level. Based on the scope and requirements in SOA testing, we first automate the smoke or component test, then the integration test, and finally the end-to-end regression test or orchestration test.

  • An SOA automation test team needs business and technical architecture...