New Testing Tools Released
Lecando has released Haven version 1.2, a tool which automates acceptance testing on Linux, Windows and Solaris, using MySQL 4.1. Haven enables end-to-end testing inside real browsers, so you will really know if your application works or not. This new version introduces browser compatibility testing as well as continuous integration for Selenium Remote Control users.
The Haven provide its users with value in the following areas:
- Comprehensive testing, providing higher product quality.
- Substantial reduction in manual testing needs.
- Making release decisions easy to make.
- Allowing acceptance testing in a test-first fashion.
Codign has released CoView 2.0, an Eclipse plugin that provides advanced unit tests and coverage data for complex Java applications. It creates JUnit tests that exercise method logic and data flow and measures path and branch coverage. It focuses on four important unit testing concepts:
- identifying the minimal number of unit tests needed to exercise logical flow,
- creating them with the use of frameworks like JUnit,
- managing the coverage process and
- reporting the data.
For a limited time, CoView Professional is available for $350 per copy.
Zutubi announced the availability of the Pulse automated build (or continuous integration) server. It has been designed to deliver the adaptability of a home-grown solution without the engineering cost. Pulse is multi-platform, works in existing environments, is easy to set up and gives each developer in your team their own user interface and notification preferences. Coinciding with this announcement is the release of Pulse 1.0.5. This is the first production release in the Pulse 1.0 series. The release incorporates fixes for issues reported during the beta testing period.
To provide something back to the open source community, Zutubi offers free licenses to approved open source projects. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.