The Cactus project is pleased to announce the release of version 1.5-RC1. Cactus is a unit testing framework for testing server side java code. The main focus for version 1.5-rc1 was on usability. In addition, several new front
ends for Cactus have been added: Ant integration, Maven integration, Jetty integration, and an experimental Eclipse plugin.
Main new features
The following main features have been added since Cactus 1.4.1:
Added support for begin()/end() that are run before and after each test on the client side (mirrors setUp()/tearDown() which are run before and after each test on the server side)Special Jetty integration to automatically start Jetty when executing a test suiteAdded support for Form-based authenticationAdded support for i8nAdded new JspTagLifecycle class to help unit test taglibsAdded support for JBoss in Ant integrationAdded support for server-side XSLT when running Cactus tests from a browserNew Ant integration (<cactifywar> and <cactus> Ant tasks). Note that version 1.5-rc1 has added support for WebLogic 7.x as compared to version 1.5-beta1.Added ability to run pure JUnit tests seamlessly on the server sideLots of other new features. For a full feature list, see http://jakarta.apache.org/cactus/features.html
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