Chapter 13. Testing of Web Services

In this chapter, you will learn about the unique requirements of testing web services and how you must extend current traditional testing methods to test web services. This chapter discusses how to build a comprehensive test suite that covers unit, functional, integration, interoperability, regression, performance, load, and stress testing. Automated tools can be used very effectively to test web services. This chapter provides an introduction to some performance tools such as Empirix e-TEST and e-load, and HP OpenView Internet Services.

Approach to Web Services Testing

After you have developed the web services, you need to test them before deploying to the production environment. Testing web services is similar ...

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