MockServer: Easy mocking of HTTP(S) services (e.g. SOAP or JSON) by Maarten Smeets
By Juergenkress-Oracle on Aug 11, 2014
Testing services as an atomic entity can be difficult. Especially if these services are part of a call chain or call other services. Often in such cases mock services are developed to reduce test dependencies and exclude services which are not interesting to the specific test case. For example, I'm testing service A. Service A calls service B. I'm not interested in service B (or service B is maintained by another department on which I don't want to depend). I would mock service B when testing service A in this case. There are several methods to create mock services. These methods however are mostly not easily usable by testers since they require developing/coding mock services. Testers would benefit from being able to create their own mock services in order to create different tests for a specific service.
In this blog post I provide a brief introduction and describe some features of MockServer.
An open source product which can be used to mock services. For a more
detailed article (with more examples) you can look at the following
written by my colleague Robert van Mölken: Read the complete article here.
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