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W3C QA Tools and miscellaneous

From: Karl Dubost <karl+w3c@la-grange.net>
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2009 23:14:03 -0400
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Someone asked me more information about W3C Tools specifically for  
some of them are old, some of them are not maintained but most of them  
are under W3C Software License (MIT kind).
The home of QA tools is http://www.w3.org/QA/Tools/ and http://www.w3.org/Status

Hope it is useful for someone else.

LogValidator is taking a log of URIs and sends it to the checking tool  
of your choice. It is somehow a dispatcher which is extensible.

Home Page: http://www.w3.org/QA/Tools/LogValidator/
Download:  http://www.w3.org/QA/Tools/LogValidator/Manual-Get
Manual:    http://www.w3.org/QA/Tools/LogValidator/Manual
Language: Perl

Markup Validator to validate markup language. It will use different  
library and tools depending on the language

HomePage: http://validator.w3.org/
Manual:   http://validator.w3.org/docs/#docs_experts
Download: http://validator.w3.org/source/
Installation: http://validator.w3.org/docs/install.html
Language: Perl, Java (html 5), C libraries

CSS Validator helps people to validate their CSS.

HomePage: http://jigsaw.w3.org/
Doc:      http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/documentation.html
Download: http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/DOWNLOAD.html
Language: Java

LinkChecker to check links

HomePage: http://validator.w3.org/checklink
Doc:      http://validator.w3.org/docs/checklink.html
Download: http://search.cpan.org/dist/W3C-LinkChecker/
Language: Perl

Mobile OK to validate the compatibility with MobileOK Basic Tests 1.0

HomePage: http://validator.w3.org/mobile/
Download: http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/2007/mobileok-ref/
Doc:      http://validator.w3.org/mobile/about.html  (no real  
Language: Java

Semantic Extractor gives the semantic outline of an XHTML page

HomePage: http://www.w3.org/2003/12/semantic-extractor.html
Download: http://www.w3.org/2002/08/extract-semantic (view source -  
powered by a simple xslt)
Reqs:     http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-qa-dev/2007Jul/ 
0008 (for making a new version in another language)
Language: XSLT

RDF Validator to validate RDF files.

HomePage: http://www.w3.org/RDF/Validator/
Download: http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/java/classes/org/w3c/rdf/examples/ARPServlet.java
Doc:      http://www.w3.org/RDF/Validator/documentation
Language: RDF

Feed Validator (W3C instance of the feed validator http://feedvalidator.org/)

HomePage: http://validator.w3.org/feed/
Doc:      http://validator.w3.org/feed/docs/
Download: http://feedvalidator.org/download/
Language: Python

XML Schema Validator to check XML schemas

HomePage: http://www.w3.org/2001/03/webdata/xsv
Download: http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/xmlschema/
Language: Python

Mobile Test Harness collecte automatiquement les tests.

HomePage: http://www.w3.org/2007/03/mth/harness
Doc:      http://www.w3.org/2005/MWI/Tests/
Download: http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/2007/mobile-test-harness/
Language: PHP

P3P Validator to check the format of P3P policy

HomePage: http://www.w3.org/P3P/validator.html
Download: http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/p3p-validator/20020128/
Langage: Perl

MUTAT was a simple framework for testing and use EARL for the reporting

HomePage: http://www.w3.org/QA/Tools/MUTAT/bin/start
Doc:      http://www.w3.org/QA/Tools/MUTAT/
Download: http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/perl/modules/W3C/MUTAT/
Language: Perl

Karl Dubost
Montréal, QC, Canada
Received on Wednesday, 26 August 2009 03:14:15 UTC

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