Daniel Lübke:
»Unit Testing BPEL Compositions«

Service-oriented Architecture is a new emerging architectural style for developing distributed business applications. Those applications are often realized using Web services. These services are grouped into BPEL compositions. However, these applications need to be tested. For achieving better software quality, testing has to be done along the whole development process. Within this chapter a unit testing framework for BPEL named BPELUnit is presented. BPELUnit allows unit and integration tests of BPEL compositions. The tester is supported as much as possible: The used Web services can be replaced during test execution. This allows to really isolate the BPEL composition as a unit and guarantees repeatable tests.