soapUI 1.7 beta1

eviware is extremely happy to release the first beta of soapUI 1.7, which adds a large number of major and minor improvements and bugfixes, most notabely the ability to create Mock implementations of WebServices directly within soapUI.

This opens for a number of usage scenarios, including:
- Rapid Prototyping of WebServices; generate a complete static mock implementation from a WSDL in seconds and add dynamic functionality using Groovy.
- Client testing/development; create mock implementations of desired operations and set up a number of alternative responses (including scripts, attachments and custom http-headers). Clients can be developed/tested without access to the "live" services. Responses can be cycled, randomized or selected with XPath expression from incoming request
- Test-Driven Development; Create soapUI TestSuites/TestCases against MockServices before/during the actual services have been/are being implemented
- etc..

Other notable improvements are an improved WSDL inspector, new tool integrations (JBossWS-JAXWS / Oracle wsa), Initial SSL inspection, improved property-expansion, Updated NetBeans/IntelliJ plugins, etc..

and of course a bunch of bug fixes..

Read more about the new features at:
Download the beta from:

Huge thanks to our growing community (>2500 downloads per week!) for your feedback, moral support and patience..

and dont hesitate to contact us with any issues!


WebService Mocking

Posted by Ole Lensmar 2007-02-09

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