[Chicago-talk] Automated testing of web apps?

Nola Stowe mrnicksgirl at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 14:57:27 PST 2007

You might look into http://selenium.openqa.org  .. specifically the Selenium RC

On 2/26/07, Alan Mead <amead2 at alanmead.org> wrote:
> An upcoming Perl web application is going to need some testing and I'd
> like to automate it. This (testing) is not like anything that I've done
> previously... Does anyone have suggestions about the right module,
> helpful articles, etc.?
> More specifically, beyond the usual feature-based testing, I'll need to
> stress test it to demonstrate scalability.  Testing the app will require
> authentication but not SSL (not in v1.0, anyway).  For expediency, I'll
> use an Apache layer for authentication initially, with the possibility
> of a cookie-based approach later.
> -Alan
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