Unit test your websites with code that acts like a web browser.
Webunit is a framework for unit testing websites:
- Browser-like page fetching including fetching the images and stylesheets needed for a page and following redirects
- Cookies stored and trackable (all automatically handled)
- HTTP, HTTPS, GET, POST, basic auth all handled, control over expected status codes, ...
- DOM parsing of pages to retrieve and analyse structure, including simple form re-posting
- Two-line page-fetch followed by form-submit possible, with error checking
- Ability to register error page content across multiple tests
- Uses python's standard unittest module as the underlying framework
- May also be used to regression-test sites, or ensure their ongoing operation once in production (testing login processes work, etc.)
released on 26 March 2007
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 January 2010.
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