Data Source and Data Sink Script Editors

Applies to ReadyAPI 3.5, last modified on December 29, 2020

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You can generate values for data sources or store values to data sinks by executing Groovy scripts.

Data source script editor

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Data sink script editor

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Script objects

Below is a list of the default objects that are available in the data source and data sink script editors:

Object Description
testRunner

Provides scripting interface to the test runner object that is executing the current test case and test step.

log

Includes methods and properties for posting messages to the Script log (to view this log, click Logs in the bottom left corner of the ReadyAPI window and switch to the Script log tab).

You use this for debugging and logging purposes: to post and view data in the log.

context

Provides a scripting interface to properties specific to the current test run context.

result

An associative array, keys of which match the data source properties.

properties

An associative array, keys of which match the data sink properties.

You can see methods and properties of these objects on the Code Completion list. To invoke it, type the object name and press Ctrl+Space.

Examples

You can find examples of data source scripts in the Groovy Data Source and Data Sink topics.

See Also

Script Editors
Data Sources and Data-Driven Tests

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