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Leveraging Unit Tests As Functional Tests, Load Tests, and Service Monitors

07.21.2008
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Frank Cohen will demonstrate the new PushToTest TestMaker Version 5 open- source end-to-end service governance and test automation tool. Software developers use PushToTest to turn their unit tests into functional tests in a test automation platform that runs on their development machine.

Frank will demonstrate PushToTest’s Wizards and Recorders to automatically build tests and supports a variety of languages, including Java, .NET, Jython, Groovy, PHP, Ruby, and many others. Plus Frank will show how PushToTest Version 5 supports SOA, Web Service, AJAX, and REST services using HTTP, HTTPS, SOAP, XML- RPC, and the email protocols.Frank will show how the platform requires no programming to turns these same functional tests into load tests and service monitors for QA technicians, IT operations managers, and CIOs. PushToTest test run- time load tests and service monitors integrate into Service Registry/ Repository products and database performance optimization and root- cause analysis tools.

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