ITB v1.18.0 released

Version 1.18.0 of the Interoperability Test Bed software is now available

Published on: 17/10/2022

A new version of the Interoperability Test Bed software is now available.

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Version 1.18.0 of the Interoperability Test Bed software, based on the GITB CWA specifications, is now released.

This release focuses primarily on test engine and GITB TDL extensions to increase the test bed’s testing capabilities. It extends significantly the customisation of scriptlets, allowing steps, information and behaviours to be adapted dynamically depending on the needs of the calling test cases. The most important of these changes are the new possibilities to manage the visibility of all scriptlet elements, the conditional inclusion of blocks of steps, and the support for default input values. Apart from scriptlet extensions, the test bed’s built-in service handlers received several updates, focused primarily on adding further XML validation features, and the customisation of generated identifiers and simulated message exchanges.

Aside GITB TDL extensions, several updates were made to the test bed’s software. New automation options were made available through triggers, including new trigger events, input data, support for REST services and JSON, as well as the possibility to fully test triggers directly from the user interface. Reporting options were also extended, by supporting XML reports of test sessions and individual test steps for machine processing, as well as a new operation on the test bed’s REST API to retrieve complete test session reports. These new features were complemented by further minor improvements, such as support for default custom property values, and various bug fixes. Finally, the test bed software’s build tooling was extended to allow containerised builds, allowing rapid prototyping and experimentation directly from the test bed’s source.

This new version is online in the Interoperability Test Bed service hosted by DIGIT but is also available for you to setup as a standalone instance.

Check out the full release information to see what's new.

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