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Web Services Testing with soapUI by Charitha Kankanamge

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Approaches of testing web services

We discussed a set of concepts most associated with web services. Now, it is time to look in to the testing aspects of web services. As we noticed, web services are loosely coupled and autonomous components which are individual units of business logic in SOA. This facilitates a distinguished approach for testing web services. Because of the loosely coupled nature, the services do not maintain tight, cross-service dependencies with each other. Therefore, once a particular web service is implemented, it can be tested independent from others.

This gives the ability to testers to follow a component level testing methodology. Before moving into various integrations, a web service can be tested to verify both functional ...

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