This topic describes the changes made to ReadyAPI version 2.8 in comparison with the previous version of the product – 2.7. For information on the changes made to other versions, see Version History.
Easier creation of data-driven tests. Click the new Generate Values button in the request editor to create a data loop quickly with the request in the loop body:
ReadyAPI will create a data source of the Data Generator type and will automatically select data generators that match the data types of the request parameters.
If you add a data source in the test case editor, ReadyAPI now also creates a data source of the Data Generator type with data generators matching parameter types. The previous versions created data sources of the Grid type:
More convenient setup of Zephyr integration:
The Test Case Options dialog box, which you use to map your test cases to Zephyr tests, now shows the Zephyr test names along with the test IDs. Previously, it showed the IDs only:
Azure DevOps integration 2.0. You can now use version 2 of the SoapUI Pro for Azure DevOps extension for integration. Get it free from the Visual Studio Marketplace:
The new version enables you to run test suites and test cases by tags.
It also publishes test results automatically to Azure Pipelines or Azure DevOps Server. You no longer need to add special steps to your builds for this.
The Endpoint Explorer can now be accessed from the top navigation menu. Jump to it quickly whenever you need to send a request and explore a response:
The SoapUI Start page has been updated. Now you can easily open a recent test item, create a new functional or load test, or a virtual service. Also, you have quick access to featured video tutorials and sample projects.
You can now quickly navigate to the SoapUI start page. While you are in SoapUI, simply click SoapUI in the top navigation menu. If you are in LoadUI or ServiceV, double-click SoapUI:
Similarly, you can quickly open start pages of LoadUI and ServiceV.
Version 2.8 also offers a few minor improvements in various dialog boxes.