Xceptance released version 4.7.2 of its load testing and test automation product Xceptance LoadTest. This is a bug fix release and an update is recommended.
As always, this update is free for everyone.
- Script Developer has been made compatible with Firefox 49.
- A script that is currently open in an editor tab could be shown as empty even though it wasn’t. This happened when closing other script tabs or when reloading the test suite after deleting some scripts on disk.
- If you have selected several commands and module calls in a script and you try to extract them into an own module, the newly created module might not contain all of the selected script items, but only the first few items.
- When exporting a test script to Java, its data sets file was not copied next to the generated class, unlike all the other data files.
- Script test cases exported to Java will now automatically create screenshots at the end of each action when being used with native Web drivers. The same is true for test cases that inherit from AbstractWebDriverTestCase, but make sure that you have structured your test cases into actions. Open the result browser to view the series of screenshots taken.
- When running Java test cases, which have been exported from script test cases, with XltDriver as the underlying Web driver, the page for the last action was missing in the result browser.
- Data files of exported script test cases, such as test case data or package-level data, are now loaded as resources. This way, test case classes and their data files may not only be located in the file system, but in JAR files as well.
- When using ec2_admin to print the corresponding master controller configuration for a set of AWS machines, the generated agent controller names will now also contain the region in which the respective machine is running.
- When listing the available AMIs, ec2_admin now displays the AMI’s name tag and shows its description only if no name tag is present.
- When starting the master controller in embedded mode, several log messages were printed directly to the console.
- Request merge rule indexes with leading zeros are not supported and cause the report generator to quit with an error. The error message it shows is much more helpful now.
XLT Jenkins Plug-In
- Now passing state to subsequent build actions as environment variables works again, without having to specify “-Dhudson.model.ParametersAction.keepUndefinedParameters=true” on the command line of Jenkins. If you have used this workaround to get our plug-in working, don’t forget to remove this setting now.
Download and More Information
As always, this update is free of charge for every user. You can use XLT freely for your daily automation work, egression testing, and performance validation.
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