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This brief User Guide introduces the available resources, and explains how they can be used to run the examples described or to run your own SWELL/Web scripts.
You will need the following resources:
All the files mentioned above should be downloaded into the test directory (the directory that contains your SWELL/Web script files).
In addition to the above, the browser you plan to use may have its own prerequisite requirements. For example, the Chrome browser requires an OS-specific driver that can be downloaded from the Chrome Driver site.
You can verify that all prerequisite software has been correctly installed by running the validator script (ValidatorScript.txt) as follows.
> swellweb ValidatorScript.txt
In the line above swellweb represents eithier the shell-script of the same name (on UNIX-like systems) or the batch-file swellweb.bat (on Windows). The validator-script file has the following contents.
noBrowsers: s = Math.sqrt(81); fail the test with message "Math.sqrt() failing!" if s != 9; #firefox: #use firefox; #go to "http://www.google.com/"; #fail test message "firefox/google malfunction" if the <title> excludes "oogle"; #chromeOnUnix: #use chrome "chromedriver"; #go to "http://www.google.com/"; #fail test message "chrome/google malfunction" if the <title> excludes "oogle"; chromeOnWindows: use chrome "chromedriver.exe"; go to "http://www.google.com/"; fail test message "chrome/windows malfunction" if the <title> excludes "oogle"; findPage: key "english-like dsl for swing & web testing" into the "q" <input>; wait until any <a> in the "rso" <ol> has it.getAttribute("href").contains("swell.java.net"); pause "Found swell.java.net!"; quit;
The first test (noBrowsers) does not use any browsers, and should run successfully. One of the 3 subsequent tests (firefox, chromeOnUnix, chromeOnWindows) should be uncommented depending on which browser is installed. The last test (findPage) will run provided a browser can be spawned off. You should comment out the tests that are not expected to run. If you need to run Internet Explorer, create a test that spawns off IE. The SWELL/Web Language Manual has further details.
SWELL/Web output is written to standard output, and can be redirected to a file.
The output is an XML document with a test element for each test.
Each test contains a failure element for each test failure.
A more elaborate SWELL/Web script that uses a browser to search for the SWELLWebLanguageManual.html file on the web is also available, and should be downloaded as SWELLWebHelloWorld.txt. The script file has several commented-out sections for different browser/OS combinations. The appropriate section for your OS/browser should be uncommented before use.
To create a new SWELL test script proceed as follows:
Users should be aware that the parser's error-reporting capability is currently rudimentary, and the error messages are sometimes not very helpful. However we expect to improve this aspect progressively.