Example plugin: Build Katalon Studio's TestRail Integration plugin

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This document will show you the way to implement Katalon Studio’s TestRail integration plugin. All functions are implemented using extension point, which are declared in plugin.xml. You can see plugin’s activities by selecting the tab Event Log (next to Console).

https://store.katalon.com/product/13/TestRail-Integration

The source code is made available here for reference.

https://github.com/katalon-studio/katalon-studio-testrail-plugin

Please note, this document is not about how to use the plugin. Please visit TestRail integration document if you need help.

Setting page

Add an icon to the toolbar

<extension
        point="com.katalon.platform.extensions">
    <point
            id="com.katalon.plugin.testrail.TestRailToolItemDescription"
            extensionPointId="com.katalon.platform.api.extension.newToolItem"
            implementationClass="com.katalon.plugin.testrail.TestRailToolItemDescription">
    </point>
</extension>

For implementation, see class com.katalon.plugin.testrail.TestRailToolItemDescription.

Add a setting page

<extension
      point="com.katalon.platform.extensions">
  <point
        id="com.katalon.plugin.testrail.TestRailPluginPreferencePage"
        extensionPointId="com.katalon.platform.api.extension.pluginPreferencePage"
        implementationClass="com.katalon.plugin.testrail.TestRailPluginPreferencePage">
  </point>
</extension>

For implementation, see classes com.katalon.plugin.testrail.TestRailPluginPreferencePage and com.katalon.plugin.testrail.TestRailPreferencePage.

Settings are saved per project.

<extension
        point="com.katalon.platform.extensions">
    <point
            id="com.katalon.plugin.testrail.TestRailTestCaseIntegrationPage"
            extensionPointId="com.katalon.platform.api.extension.testCaseIntegrationViewDescription"
            implementationClass="com.katalon.plugin.testrail.TestRailTestCaseIntegrationViewDescription">
    </point>
</extension>

For implementation, see classes com.katalon.plugin.testrail.TestRailTestCaseIntegrationViewDescription and com.katalon.plugin.testrail.TestRailTestCaseIntegrationView.

Execute Test Cases selectively based on TestRail’s settings

<extension
        point="com.katalon.platform.extensions">
    <point
            id="com.katalon.plugin.dynamic_execution.TestRailFilteringTestSuiteImpl"
            extensionPointId="com.katalon.platform.api.extension.dynamicQueryingTestSuiteDescription"
            implementationClass="com.katalon.plugin.testrail.TestRailQueryingTestSuite">
    </point>
</extension>

For implementation, see class com.katalon.plugin.testrail.TestRailQueryingTestSuite.

Sending result to TestRail

<extension
        point="com.katalon.platform.extensions">
    <point
            id="com.katalon.plugin.testrail.TestRailEventListenerInitializer"
            extensionPointId="com.katalon.platform.api.extension.eventListener"
            implementationClass="com.katalon.plugin.testrail.TestRailEventListenerInitializer">
    </point>
</extension>

For implementation, see class com.katalon.plugin.testrail.TestRailEventListenerInitializer.

TestRail SDK

http://docs.gurock.com/testrail-api2/bindings-java

If you have any question or feedback, feel free to let us know.

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