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New Puffin Automation Framework Homepage Goes Live!

Check out the new information home page for the Puffin Automation Framework!

http://www.puffinhome.org

All new documentation. Easy to use navigation.

Start automating with Puffin today!

Posted by Keyton Weissinger 2002-09-08

Puffin Automation Framework, Version 0.9 Release

Welcome to the Puffin Automation Framework Version 0.9

Download Here:
http://www.puffinhome.org/download.cgi?file=puffin.zip

More Information and Setup Instructions Here:
http://puffinhome.org/README

Introduction
What is the Puffin Automation Framework and how does it differ
from the earlier versions of Puffin?

The Puffin Automation Framework (Puffin) picks up where the
original Puffin web application testing tool stopped. You can
still use Puffin to do web testing (and it's even easier and
more powerful than it was before). But now, you can do a great
deal more!... read more

Posted by Keyton Weissinger 2002-08-25

Puffin Testing Framework 0.8.10

** PUFFIN 0.8.10 RELEASE! **

It's my distinct pleasure to announce the release of the 0.8.10 release of the Puffin web application testing framework!
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What is Puffin?
Puffin allows you to test any web application or service. Once customized to your web application, you can use Puffin to unit test individual web pages, system test your entire web application, or load test your entire site.
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Highlights:
- UNIFIED TOKEN PROCESSING FOR SCRIPT-BASED PROCESSORS
- NEW PROCESSOR FOR GENERATION OF RANDOM STRINGS BASED ON TEMPLATES
- NEW PROCESSOR TO RETRIEVE RESULTS OF CONSOLE COMMANDS
- NEW PROCESSOR TO ALLOW RETRIEVAL OF DATA FROM MySQL
- DUPLICATE PARAMS ALLOWED NOW
- PROCESSOR NAME CHANGES
- DICT OUTPUT PROCESSOR
- ASSORTED BUGFIXES.
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Details:
- (UNIFIED TOKEN PROCESSING FOR SCRIPT-BASED PROCESSORS) In earlier versions there were script-based processors for inputs and similar ones for outputs. These have been unified. ... read more

Posted by Keyton Weissinger 2002-05-15

Puffin Web Testing Framework, Version 0.8.9 RELEASED!

** PUFFIN 0.8.9 RELEASE! **

It's my distinct pleasure to announce the release of the 0.8.9 release
of the Puffin web application testing framework!

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Highlights:
- HEADER EXTRACTION BUGFIXES
- SEVERAL USER GUIDE UPDATES
- DUPLICATE TEST ACTION CONFIG CHECK
- ABILITY TO INCLUDE TEST ACTION INCLUDE FILES IN PUFFIN CONFIG
- ADDITION OF APPCONTEXTALIAS TESTACTION ATTRIB FOR SIMPLER CONFIG
- LIST PROCESSORS NOW ALLOW TOKEN EXPRESSIONS
- OTHER ASSORTED BUGFIXES. ... read more

Posted by Keyton Weissinger 2002-05-09

Puffin 0.8.8b -- Mini Patch Release

I've updated the 0.8.8 release with some bugfix patches from the field. These were all extremely minor.

Keyton Weissinger
keyton@weissinger.org

Posted by Keyton Weissinger 2002-05-02

Puffin 0.8.8. Released -- Now Easier Than Ever!!!

** PUFFIN 0.8.8 RELEASE! **

It's my distinct pleasure to announce the release of the 0.8.8 release
of the Puffin web application testing framework! This is the most
powerful, easiest to use puffin release YET!

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Highlights:
- MUCH EASIER TO USE.
- NEW DEMO APPLICATION, CONFIG FILE AND TEST PLANS INCLUDED.
- BETTER HTTP RESPONSE ANALYZERS.
- MORE POWERFUL INPUT TOKEN PROCESSORS.
- MORE FLEXIBLE OUTPUT TOKEN PROCESSORS.
- MANY DOCUMENTATION IMPROVEMENTS.
- ASSORTED BUGFIXES. ... read more

Posted by Keyton Weissinger 2002-04-30

Puffin Website Goes Live

The website for the Puffin web application testing framework is now live!

Now you can keep up with the latest in the world of the definitive open source web application regession testing system.

Check it out: http://puffin.sourceforge.net

Keyton Weissinger
(keytonw@users.sourceforge.net)

Posted by Keyton Weissinger 2002-04-14

Puffin 0.8.5 -- Now with Regex Support

**Announcing the 0.8.5 Release of the Puffin Testing Framework**

Puffin allows you to test any web application or service. Once customized to your web application, you can use Puffin to unit test individual web pages, system test your entire web application, or load test your entire site.

Now in its third public release, this web application testing framework is even more flexible and robust than before. Have a complex web application that needs to be rigorously tested? Puffin is the answer!... read more

Posted by Keyton Weissinger 2002-04-06

Puffin 0.8 Released

The most flexible web application testing framework just got better. In the 0.8 release, puffin introduces repetitive test plan execution. This allows for either constant monitoring of even the most complex web application functionality or multi-context testing of the system.

Do you have a web-based system that is a critical part of your or someone else's business? Then download puffin today and sleep better tonight...

Posted by Keyton Weissinger 2002-03-25

Puffin 0.7 Released!

The first public release of the Puffin Testing Framework has now been made available. Puffin allows you to dynamically test any web application as though it were a black box. Offering far more flexibility than other alternatives, puffin allows even the most complex web-based applications to be thoroughly tested.

Posted by Keyton Weissinger 2002-03-19