Chapter 34

Automated Web Service Testing

Web services provide seamless connection from one software application to another. The communication between applications happen using SOAP protocol and data is exchanged in the form of XML documents. XML file format needs to follow specific rules as specified in XML Schemas. XML schema describes the structure of an XML document.

Testing of Web services is useful to prevent late detection of errors. Web service testing involves verifying the functionality and performance of the web service under various load conditions. In agile methodology, time to test is always limited. An automated test approach helps to speed up the testing process and as well increase the test coverage. Automated web service testing ...

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