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|0000002||TestLink||New Feature||public||2005-08-02 12:15||2008-11-07 19:46|
|Fixed in Version||1.8 Beta 1|
|Summary||0000002: TL API - RTP/XML|
|Description||Transfered SF [ 1055220 ] General interface to other applications|
We could write http/xml interface which could be used
a) to deliver test results into TL
b) allow external client applications e.g. CRM, gforce, eclipse, etc.
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|Just a note. We use STAF and STAX for Linux automation.|
It's concluded to develop the feature within 1.8. The reposnsibility will take Manish and Asiel.
View of manish (copy from forum):
We need two use cases/features in Testlink.
1) Our auotomation framework supports execution of individual
test cases using XML-RPC service. We intend to use testlink
as a interface to kick off the execution of these test cases
and have it record the result of each and every test case.
The automation uses classic *Unit framework and we intend to
export APIs something like:
- startSuiteExecution (This is just to let framework
know that a set of test will be executed one after another)
This will enable a user to run automated test suite and manage
the test result in testlink.
2) Other use cases is simple, and intend to use testlink to
execute single test cases without creating test plan or even
storing the test result. This will be more of a quickly run a
test to do random check on given build.
As I am writing this post, another use case comes to my mind
is that adding a test case for newly added test in the framework.
I am sure this confuses a usage model a little bit and posses
questions like which one is the authentic source of test case
listing, testlink or framewor. However I am writing here that
comes to mind right at this moment and want to have opinion of
people out here.
Some points on implementation:
I have been using Testlink now for quite a time. I was eagerly
waiting for web services in 1.7, but I think it has been postponed
to 1.8. I have few questions:
- I didn't see source for 1.8 on sourceforge CVS, is work on 1.8
started or is it yet to be kicked off?
- What would it take to implement a XML-RPC client and extend usage
model as stated above?
- If I want to implement above use cases in TL, what version do I use,
1.7 or 1.8?
Some points about feedback:
- Would anybody else out here want to use TL in this way?
- If not, what is the use case that you would suggest?
- Another model I can use is have framework to use TL XMLRPC
webservice proposed in 1.8, but the facility of having executing
test cases as mentioned in 2nd usecase is very important for me,
so in any case I think I need to implement xml-rpc client and
provide UI to support this feature.
Thanks and Regards,
|Asiel already introduced the first code with asic functionality to HEAD. So I marked this issue as resolved.|
|2005-08-02 12:15||mhavlat||New Issue|
|2005-08-02 12:16||mhavlat||Status||new => assigned|
|2005-08-02 12:16||mhavlat||Assigned To||=> mhavlat|
|2006-12-11 07:38||mhavlat||Relationship added||related to 0000056|
|2006-12-27 03:33||suave||Note Added: 0000993|
|2007-01-20 22:46||schlundus||Project||Testlink 1.6.x => TestLink|
|2007-09-16 03:52||mhavlat||Note Added: 0002141|
|2007-09-16 03:54||mhavlat||Summary||TL API => TL API - RTP/XML|
|2007-09-16 03:54||mhavlat||Description Updated|
|2007-10-10 02:14||mhavlat||Relationship deleted||related to 0000056|
|2007-12-30 07:50||mhavlat||Assigned To||mhavlat => azl|
|2007-12-30 07:52||mhavlat||Status||assigned => resolved|
|2007-12-30 07:52||mhavlat||Fixed in Version||=> next development version (1.8 Beta1)|
|2007-12-30 07:52||mhavlat||Resolution||open => fixed|
|2007-12-30 07:52||mhavlat||Note Added: 0002863|
|2008-06-03 16:49||mhavlat||Fixed in Version||next development version (1.8 Beta1) => 1.8 Beta 1|
|2008-11-07 19:46||mhavlat||Status||resolved => closed|
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