Testing Turmeric SOA Web Services

With the recent release of Turmeric SOA 1.1.0, I thought it was a good time to revist some of the tutorials around Turmeric.  While working on updating some these, I realised we can make testing of the web services a lot more painless.   Enter the jetty-maven-plugin.

We will use the jetty:run-war plugin.   To get started create a maven war project.  You can use the maven webapp archetype to create the project.  Once that is completed, you will need to add a dependency to your Turmeric SOA service implementation project and add a plugin entry to specify the version of jetty to use.   You will end up with something like this:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<project xmlns="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:schemaLocation="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0 http://maven.apache.org/maven-v4_0_0.xsd">
  <name>Test Hello World Web App</name>



To test and deploy your web service, you just need to type run: mvn jetty:run-war

You can test that the service is deployed by point your favorite web browser to http://localhost:8080/DemoHelloWorldV1?wsdl

Remember to replace the above with the name of your service.

I typically use this for some quick testing of changes done to a service, or items that need some sort of integration testing. You could also use this to help with some automated testing, but in those cases I recommend writing your test to extend from the Turmeric SOA jetty-common-tests framework. This framework provides an embedded instance of jetty that can be used in integration tests.

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3 Responses to Testing Turmeric SOA Web Services

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