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Re: Fw: [ANN] formsPlayer provides support for Selenium automated testing tool

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 16:58:01 -0700
Message-ID: <17928.24073.898017.67767@retriever.corp.google.com>
To: mark.birbeck@x-port.net
Cc: wiecha@us.ibm.com, www-forms@w3.org


Can we do the converse, i.e. if someone has written an AJAX app
with their bare hands, can we create an XForm that regression
tests the AJAX app?

Mark Birbeck writes:
 > 
 > Hi Charlie,
 > 
 > > Mark -- sounds interesting.  I'd bet the properties you've added to allow
 > > programmatic access from Selenium to a running form would also be useful in
 > > driving a form from a script-based AJAX application.  Charlie
 > 
 > Indeed. The same properties can also be used for accessibility
 > purposes (giving data to a speech engine), as well as for
 > 'serialising' the current state of a form. We already use this latter
 > feature to obtain an XSL:FO 'snapshot' of a running form so that it
 > can be converted to PDF, and of course, as you'd expect it's used to
 > facilitate 'save and resume'.
 > 
 > Regards,
 > 
 > Mark
 > 
 > -- 
 >   Mark Birbeck, formsPlayer
 > 
 >   mark.birbeck@x-port.net | +44 (0) 20 7689 9232
 >   http://www.formsPlayer.com | http://internet-apps.blogspot.com
 > 
 >   standards. innovation.

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