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Opensource advantage
  • Wet is opensource
  • No dependancies on commercial vendors
  • The availability of the source code and the right to modify it
  • There is no single entity on which the future of the software depends
  • No ``black boxes''
  • forum for democratic action
Commercial support
For enterprises that require a professional support, Thwameva technologies offers commercial support. Thwameva's support model lets enterprises to take advantage of the benefits of the opensource world combined with the peace of mind that comes with professional support.

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WET is an opensource alternative to commercial and proprietory web testing tools. While WET provides you the freedom that comes built into opensource applications, it retains and in some cases surpasses all the features required by a web automation testing tool. WET was created by a team of expert testers who understand the needs of the testing community. As a result WET comes bundled with some very powerful capabilities that are required for a succesful test automation project. WET uses the Proxied UI mechanism to create initial scripts, a concept that allows one to create test scripts with the same ease as in test recorders, but leaves out the issues that come bundled with recorders Finally, Commercial support for WET is available through Thwameva Technologies, which allows your enterprise to buy you peace of mind, while still enjoying alll the benefits of opensource.

Watir++ ?
WET which started off as a small extension library for Watir, has come a long way and is now bundled with many compelling features. As the codebase of WET has grown multiple times, it now uses Watir just as the library to drive IE. WET not only offers you all the that Watir offers but many more powerful features to help make your test automation effort a success.
How WET compares with other tools

Best of both worlds
  • Script assistant for easy script creation
    WET comes with a script assistant which dramatically reduces the testing effort. At the same time, the innovative concept used by WET helps to do away with some of the inherent issues that are part of recorders for test automation.
  • Powerful scripting ability
    WET uses Ruby, a powerful object oriented scripting language. that lets you acheive just about any level of automation that they require.
  • Choose your right mix
    Using WET you can a) build most of the scripts using the UI, b) build all of your scripts by hand, from the ground up or c) Use the WET UI as a helper to identify objects, create object depots (repositories) and build the skeleton test definition. The beauty of WET is that there is no distinction between the scripts created when you create using the UI vs. the scripts that you'd create if you had to write the tests from scratch.
WET is a opensource automated web testing tool which uses Watir as the library to drive web pages. WET drives an IE Browser directly and so the automated testing done using WET is equivalent to how a user would drive the web pages. WET extends the scripting abilities of Watir and also offers the convenience of recorders. It is licensed under LGPL and BSD style open source licenses.