Sunday, March 25, 2012

Web QA Test Tool Links

Link and HTML Test Tools

AccVerify/AccRepairHiSoftwareVerify, Correct, Monitor and Manage your WebSite and Web Based Applications for W3C and Section 508 compliance.
AppLoaderNRGAppLoader is a load and functional testing software that simulates hundreds or thousands of end users interacting with your application. . It is protocol independent and works with any application accessible from a windows desktop. Including: Java, .NET, Ajax, Flex, and Flash. You can simulate the load using the browsers the end users are expected to use.
AppsWatchNRGAppswatch is an automated testing tool for performance, Web testing, SLA monitoring and alerting. It runs tests from the user’s Desktop. It is protocol independent and works with all Web applications.
ChangeAgentWeb site repair and maintenance application.
CSE HTML ValidatorAI Internet SolutionsHTML, XHTML, CSS, link, spelling, and accessibility checker available. Windows application
Cyber Spyder Link TestAman SoftwareWeb site management program to be used for verifying that the URLs on a site are not broken and for analyzing site content. Shareware.
Dead LinksDead LinksFree online spider based link checker. You only have to input the index page and the spider will crawl your website looking for broken links. Also gives advices for search engines.
HTML CandyAnetto SoftwareNew-age software for final preparation of HTML pages. It is able to fix up a wide range of problems with HTML syntax, including tags, styles, attributes, attributes' values, deprecated and obsolete elements and attributes.
HTML PowerToolsTalicomSuite of Windows tools for HTML checking, spelling, etc.
HTML TidyW3CA very nice tool that fixes common errors and pretty prints HTML. Free
InFocusSSB TechnologiesTool for making Web sites compliant with Section 508 requirements for access by the individuals with disabilities.
Link Checker Pro Link Checker Pro is a link checking tool for websites and has been tested on sites containing more than 100,000 links. It can export results in a number of formats and provide a graphical view of the website structure.
LinkTiger.comLinkTiger.comInternet service that validates websites for broken links on a daily basis. When errors occur, you will receive an e-mail alert. features rich reports, e-mail notification, highlighting of broken links and no-software installation.
LinkRunnerViable Software AlternativesDead link detector for Windows
LinkScanElsopLinkScan is an industrial-strength link checking and website management tool. The LinkScan family of products delivers flexible test automation capabilities for the entire spectrum of web based applications. Customers include Fortune 1000 companies such as Hewlett Packard, government agencies like NASA, as well as many smaller businesses.
LinkSleuthXenuDead link detector. Free
Link ValidatorREL SoftwareLink checker and site management tool for webmasters to check links for accuracy and availability, find broken links and links containing syntactic errors. A free "lite" version is also offered.
MOMspiderUCIRobot link checker. Free
Ramp Ascend Testing and remediating websites and web based applications for integrated accessibility for Section 508 and WCAG compliance.
Real Validator HTML syntax checker for Windows
Truwex website QA toolErigamiFree online tool for evaluating website accessibility, privacy, performance, quality, broken links. Shows issues on a web page map and in the HTML code.
WebLightIllumitFinds broken links and markup problems, and identifies relationships between URL's.
WebQAWatchfireReport on over 40 errors including, Search engine optimization, Site inventory, Web accessibility (now includes Bobby reports, Section 508, W3C's WCAG), Corporate standards. Can also manage meta data and create automated test scripts to test site functionality.

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On-line Link and HTML Test Services

Audit BlossomBlossom SoftwareLow cost web site audit service.
BobbyCASTHelp make pages accessible to people with disabilities (WAI and Section 508 compliance). It will also find HTML compatibility problems that prevent pages from displaying correctly on different browsers. Free
CSSCheckWeb Design GroupOn-line cascading Style sheet checker. Free
CSS Validation ServiceW3CFree service that checks Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) in (X)HTML documents or standalone for conformance to W3C recommendations
Dr. Watson HTML checking service. Free.
HTML ValidatorWDGOnline service that validates HTML documents. Free
HTML Validation ServiceW3COnline service that checks HTML documents for conformance to W3C HTML and XHTML Recommendations and other HTML standards. Free
Link AlarmLinkAlarmOnline service for detecting broken links
NetMechanicMonte Sano SoftwareService which searches your site to find broken links, spot bad HTML tags, and rates your server's response time. Commercial but offers free trials
Site CheckUITest.comEnter a URL and it runs HTML and stylesheet validators, accessibility assessment, link check, load time check, and more using free online web test tools.
SiteTechnicianSiteTechnicianHosted management solutions. Identifies broken links, analyzes accessibility, reports on search engine optimization, monitors page load times, and helps you manage changes to your site over time.
Validation SpiderDead LinksFree dead link checker
W3C Link CheckerW3CFree dead link checker
Weblint GatewaySan Francisco State UniversityPerforms an HTML error scan and creates an HTML listing with error messages in context and tags, URLs, and error messages highlighted in color
Web Page Backward Compatibility ViewerDelorie SoftwareOn-line utility that serves a page based on how various browsers would render it.
Web Page PurifierDelorie SoftwareOn-line utility that maps a page to HTML 2.0, HTML 3.2, HTML 4.0, or WebTV 1.1. standards. Free.
XML ValidationScholarly Technology GroupValidates XML documents. Free.

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Functional Test Tools

actiWATEActimindFreeware web application testing environment. actiWATE Framework is written in Java and Java is used for writing tests.
AppsWatchNRGAppswatch is an automated testing tool for functional, regression, and GUI testing. It runs tests from the user’s Desktop. It is protocol independent and works with any application accessible from a windows desktop. Including: Citrix, Java, .NET, Oracle, SAP, Eclipsys, Mckessen, Meditech, GE Healthcare, Epic, Cerner, Client-Server, Flex, Flash and even custom applications.
Astra QuickTestMercury InteractiveWeb site functional testing
AutoTester OneAutoTesterFunctional, regression, and systems integration testing of Windows, Client Server, Host/Legacy, or Web applications.
BadboyBadboy SoftwareProvides an enhanced browser interface to aid in building and testing dynamic applications. Combines capture/replay ability with performance testing and diagnostic features to allow developers to closely monitor and understand the interactions between the browser and the server. Free for small users.
Canoo WebTestCanooCanoo WebTest is a free open source tool for testing of web applications. It calls pages and verifies the results, giving comprehensive reports on success and failure.
eValidSoftware ResearchTest enabled Web Browser. Provides Browser-Based Client-Side WebSite quality checking for Functional Testing, LoadTest, Site Analysis (SiteMap), Performance check and page tuning.
HTTP::RecorderOpusBrowser-independent recorder that records interactions with web sites and produces scripts for automated playback. Open source (Perl module)
IeUnit Simple framework to test logical behaviors of web pages. It helps users to create, organize and execute functional unit tests. IeUnit is implemented in JavaScript for the Windows XP platform with Internet Explorer.
Imprimatur Web application testing tool. The tests are described in a simple XML file. Along with the standard GET and POST actions, Imprimatur handles HTTP sessions and file uploads. The responses can be validated using regular expressions and response code checks. Open source.
InCisif.netInCisifAutomation tool designed to implement client-side functional testing of web applications Ajax enabled or not, under Internet Explorer 6.x or 7.x, using the C#, VB.NET or IronPython language.
Internet MacrosOpusLow cost automation testing
iRise Application SimulatoriRiseAllows the definition, testing and approval of Web-based business software before developers write the first line of code. Users validate requirements from a visually accurate, functionally rich and interactive simulation of the application that can be modified on the fly during feedback sessions.
ITPIncanicaWeb application testing harness. Lightweight, yet powerful! Test scripts written in XML. No programming required! No changes required to your application. Supports sessions/cookies, POST form data. Command line based for integration into other tools. Open source.
LISAiTKONo-code, enterprise-strength automated testing solution for J2EE applications, websites and web services. LISA uses "inline testing" technology to talk to every component within your infrastructure. New one-click wizards enable even non-developers to connect to, analyze and interact with live EJBs, databases, messaging layers and web services/SOAP objects.
MaxQBit MechanicMaxQ is a free functional testing tool. It includes an HTTP proxy that records your test script, and a command line utility that can be used to playback tests. The proxy recorder automatically stores variables posted to forms, so you don't have to write that stuff by hand. The paradigm of MaxQ is similar to commercial tools like Astra QuickTest or Empirix e-Test. These products are quite expensive. MaxQ hopes to provide the essential features: HTTP test recording, scripting, and playback without the huge cost. Source code to MaxQ is provided as part of the distribution.
Netvantage Functional TesterNetvantage TechnologiesFunctional and regression automated web testing tool.
PesterCatPesterCatWeb testing tool that was designed to perform functional testing for web applications. PesterCat features an integrated proxy recorder that enables you to record scripts using your favorite web browser. PesterCat runs on Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.
QA WizardSeapineAutomated functional testing tool for Web-based apps. Automated scripting allows the creation of more scripts in less time. Advanced object binding greatly reduces script changes when Web-based apps change. FREE QA Wizard Demo and Test Script!
RanorexRanorex SoftwareWindows GUI test and automation framework for C++, Python and for the .Net languages
Rational RobotRational SoftwareAutomated functional, regression, and smoke tests for e-applications
Sahi Automation and testing tool for web applications, with the facility to record and playback scripts. Developed in java and javascript, this tool uses simple javascript to execute events on the browser. Features include, in-browser controls, text based scripts, ant support for playback of suites of tests, and multi threaded playback. It supports HTTP and HTTPS.
SAMIE Simple Automated Module For Internet Explorer. Perl module ( that allows a user to automate Internet Explorer. This free tool is designed for quality assurance engineers that need to run tests for their browser applications. (Windows only)
SeleniumThoughtWorksSelenium is a test tool for web applications. Selenium tests run directly in a browser, just as real users do. And they run in Internet Explorer, Mozilla and Firefox on Windows, Linux, and Macintosh.
SilkTestSegue Software, Inc.Enterprise-class web testing
SoapTestParasoftAutomated tool for testing Web services. SOAPtest helps you to prevent errors by performing server functional testing, load testing, and client testing with just the click of a button. SOAPtest facilitates server functional testing by automatically creating a test suite from a WSDL document that tests every operation associated with that document. The same test suite used for server functional testing can also be used as a load test suite that not only monitors the servers response rate with the specified number and mixture of simultaneous requests, but also verifies whether the test loads cause functionality problems. You can also have SOAPtest emulate a server and verify that the client sends appropriate requests to the appropriate services, and that the client handles the services responses as expected.
soapuieviwareDesktop application for inspecting, invoking and testing (functional and load) of web services over HTTP. It is mainly aimed at developers/testers providing and/or consuming web services (java, .net, etc). Functional and Load-Testing can be done both interactively in soapui or within a automated build/integration process using the soapui command-line tools. soapui currently requires java 1.5 and is licensed under the LGPL license.
SolexNEOMAlogicSolex is an open source Web application testing tool built as a plug-in for the Eclipse IDE. It provides functions to record a client session, adjust it according to various parameters and replay it later typically in order to ensure non regression of a Web application's behaviour.
sweteNeal LesterProvides cross platform console based tools for regression testing of web applications. The tools may be used when refactoring and during development to ensure that new functionality doesn't break previously completed features. Open source.
TestSmithQuality ForgeFunctional/Regression Test Automation Tool for Windows. Web Site and Web Application testing is done at both the the HTML Document Object Model (DOM) level and the Windows object level, as appropriate.
TestWebOriginal SoftwareAutomation solutions for IBM iSeries, Microsoft, and Oracle.
vTestVerisiumFunctional and regression testing with a host of powerful web functional testing features. It empowers you to thoroughly verify and validate your web applications in a variety of environments. You can enhance productivity by generating automated test scripts, replaying both automated and custom test scripts, generating test reports and spotting software bugs early in the development cycle.

Enhances testing engineer efficiency through the ability to create automated test scripts. These test scripts can be executed automatically with minimal human intervention. They can also be scheduled based on a set plan. This normally results in a huge productivity gain and allows testing departments to accomplish significantly more work in the same amount of time.

WatiN Open source C# framework for automating functional web testing. Inspired by Watir implementation, WatiN drive Internet Explorer at the user level.
Watir Open-source functional testing tool for automating browser-based tests of web applications. Drives the Internet Explorer browser the same way people do. It clicks links, fills in forms, presses buttons. Watir also checks results, such as whether expected text appears on the page. Watir is a Ruby library that works with Internet Explorer on Windows. Like other powerful programming languages, Ruby gives you the power to connect to databases, read data files, export XML and structure your code into reusable libraries.
web2testitCampusAutomated Capture & Replay test tool for functional testing of web applications and portals. web2test runs under Windows and Linux and supports Firefox, Internet Explorer, Mozilla and Seamonkey. Test scripts are browser and platform independent and tolerant to GUI changes. A 100% component based approach allows detailed and complex checks. There is no programming knowledge needed for creation and maintenance of test scripts. Additionally web2test provides a scripting interface in Jython and Groovy. The tool can be integrated with HP TestDirector for Quality Center and supports the testing of AJAX applications, data driven and distributed testing.
WebAiiArtOfTest.NET automation infrastructures provided FREE of charge to the developer and quality assurance community. Use WebAii to automate unit tests, feature and scenario tests for Ajax applications or any web application while leveraging an innovative approach to enhance Product Testability and produce more agile and robust test automation suites. WebAii comes with tight Visual Studio Integration in addition to many new features.
WebcorderCrimson SolutionsFree GUI software testing tool developed in VB to allow for simple end user web testing. Essentially the user presses record and navigates their way through a scenario, telling the program to check for text/images along the way and optionally taking screenshots. At the end of the process you stop recording and save the script. You can then play back the script either interactively or in batch mode, and the program will generate log files etc.
WebInjectWebInjectWebInject is a free tool for testing of web applications and services. It can be used to test any individual system component with an HTTP interface (JSP, ASP, CGI, PHP, Servlets, HTML Forms, etc), and can be used as a test harness to create a suite of [HTTP level] functional, acceptance, and regression tests. A test harness (also referred to as a test driver or a test framework) allows you to run many test cases and collect/report your test results.
WebKingParaSoftWhite-box, black-box, and regression testing
WETQantom SoftwareFramework for Web automation testing. WET is released on a Opensource license by Has many features like multiple parameter based object identification for more reliable recognition, support for XML object repository, better popup handling, HTML results, Precondition Support, Teardown support, Parametrization of the scripts, Parameterization of the objects, External Library support and more!
WSUnit WSUnit is a tool that can help you test Web Service consumers. It provides a predictable and repeatable simulation of a Web Service that is ideal for unit testing.
YawetInforMatrixJava/swing tool to create, run and debug functional web tests. It can verify Html, Pdf and Xml documents. Yawet offers reports, step libraries, parametrisation and custom extensions.

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Security Test Tools

QA InspectSPI DynamicsIncorporate fully automated web application security testing into the overall test management process. Now, Mercury users can conduct and manage both functional testing and security testing from a single platform.

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Performance Test Tools

ANTSRed GateLoad and scalability testing of .NET web services and applications
AppLoaderNRGAppLoader is a load and functional testing software that simulates hundreds or thousands of end users interacting with your application. . It is protocol independent and works with any application accessible from a windows desktop. Including: Citrix, Java, .NET, Oracle, SAP, Eclipsys, Mckessen, Meditech, GE Healthcare, Epic, Cerner, Client-Server, Flex, Flash and even custom applications
AppsWatchNRGAppswatch is an automated testing tool for functional, regression, and GUI testing. It runs tests from the user’s Desktop. It is protocol independent and works with any application accessible from a windows desktop. Including: Citrix, Java, .NET, Oracle, SAP, Eclipsys, Mckessen, Meditech, GE Healthcare, Epic, Cerner, Client-Server, Flex, Flash and even custom applications.
Astra LoadTestMercury InteractiveLoad testing tool for Web-based system
Dotcom-MonitorDana simulates real users by using its remote agents positioned around the globe. As an end-user you setup the conditions for the web site or web application you would like to stress test.
forecastFacilitaSuite of tools for system load testing, performance measurement and multi-user functional testing.
http_loadAcme SoftwareFree Unix-Based load load generator for web servers.
JblitzClan ProductionsLoad testing tool aimed at smaller sites.
LoadTracerTrace TechnologiesGUI-based tool for load/Performance /Stress/ Scalability testing of web applications. Using this tool more number of virtual clients can be generated to hit the web server at a specific time. It simulates multiple instances of web client accessing a Web Server based on the simulating information obtained from one web client during a session with a web server. So under various load or stress condition, any web application can be tested effectively. This tool is developed into three modules, Load Tracer- Recorder, Load Tracer-Generator, and Load Tracer- Analysis. Load Tracer is compatible with Internet Explorer and Netscape.
Microsoft Application Center TestMicrosoftDesigned to stress test Web servers and analyze performance and scalability problems with Web applications, including Active Server Pages (ASP) and the components they use. Simulates a large group of users by opening multiple connections to the server and rapidly sending HTTP requests. Supports several different authentication schemes and the SSL protocol, making it ideal for testing personalized and secure sites.
NeoLoadNeotysNeoLoad simulates hundreds of virtual users on your web site, getting performance statistics and revealing errors under stress. Free eval download.
OpenLoadOpenDemand SystemsWeb testing tool used to simulate hundreds or even thousands of users simultaneously accessing a web site or application
OpenSTAOpenSTAA distributed software testing architecture based on CORBA. OpenSTA is designed to be used by Performance Testing Consultants or other technically proficient individuals. Using OpenSTA a user can generate realistic heavy loads simulating the activity of hundreds to thousands of virtual users. This capability is fully realized through OpenSTA's distributed testing architecture. OpenSTA graphs both virtual user response times and resource utilization information from all Web Servers, Application Servers, Database Servers and Operating Platforms under test, so that precise measurements can be gathered during load tests and analysis on these measurements can be performed. OpenSTA is Open Source software licensed under the GNU General Public License.
PowerProxyOrderly SoftwarePowerProxy is a load-testing HTTP proxy with features that can help you browse or buy product from busy web servers.
Proxy SnifferIng. FischerWeb load and stress testing tool that permits to analyze the performance characteristics and the stability of a Web application under various load conditions. The measured results enables a targeted tuning which results in an optimized application.
PureLoadNFG GlobalLoad testing tool that simulates hundreds of users executing requests against server based applications
QuotiumProQuotiumProfessional load testing tool that analyses and predicts application behavior and performance. It tests an entire architecture by emulating very large numbers of realistic users, as well as sharp load variations.
SiegeJoe DogOpen Source HTTP performance testing tool for UNIX systems.
SilkPerformerSegueWeb server load testing
StressITSynametricsStressIT is a robust stress testing application that accurately simulates the number of users your site can maintain. It will allow you to chart the breaking point at which your site's performance is no longer acceptable, and will allow you to pinpoint the bottlenecks preventing your site from reaching its maximum levels. StressIT allows you to define relevant use-case scenarios for your site; this customization allows you to test all aspects of your complex multi-tiered web-based application.
Site Tester 1.0Pilot SoftwareSiteTester is a load-testing utility designed to test web servers and web applications. SiteTester simulates concurrent access of various users from different hosts to a web/application server. Each virtual user follows a predefined procedure to access the server. By increasing the number of virtual users you can test the capacity of your servers and determine the extra hardware and bandwidth needs, if any. SiteTester1.0 is a JDK1.2 compatible Java application and is available for the Windows and UNIX environments.
TestMakerPushToTestOpen source framework to build intelligent test agents that test Web services (HTTP, HTTPS, SSL, Servlet, JSP, EJB, ActiveX, SOAP, .NET) for scalability and performance. Written in Java and runs everywhere Java runs, including Windows, Linux, Solaris, Macintosh and more.
WAPTNovosoftPerformance, load and stress testing tool for Web sites and intranet applications. Supports all security features related to HTTPS/SSL. Testing of sites protected with basic authorization is also supported. Good abilities of run-time test data generation. The values of request parameters and URIs can be calculated in a number of ways.
Wboxopen sourceWbox aims to help you having fun while testing HTTP related stuff.
Web Application Stress ToolMicrosoftSimulation tool that is designed to realistically reproduce multiple browsers requesting pages.
WebloadRadview SoftwarePerformance tool for testing Internet and Intranet applications
WebPartner TPCWebPartnerWebPartner's Test and Performance Center measures website performance from a customer's perspective combining ease of use and performance at an incredible value to meet all of your Testing, Diagnostics and Monitoring needs. The WebPartner Test and Performance Center web-based user interface allows you to quickly FIND, FIX and PREVENT bottlenecks and failures within your applications inside or outside your firewall.
Web Performance TrainerWeb PerformanceWeb Performance tester. For Windows and UNIX.
Web PolygraphFreely available benchmarking tool for caching proxies, origin server accelerators, L4/7 switches, content filters, and other Web intermediaries
Web RollerNovosoftPerformance and load testing for web and Intranet applications
Web Server Stress ToolPaesslerLoad test application for web servers
WebSizrTechnovationsPerformance Analysis and Sizing framework for HTTP based Servers and applications

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Performance Test Services

Load GoldApTestOutsourced Load Testing. Combining Open source tools with our staff's expert consulting and technology transfer to your team.
SiteStressWebMetricsA comprehensive service to generate http based synthetic transactions capable of scaling to to tens of thousands of users.
webStressMoniforceWeb performance and stress testing services.