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Comment: Published by Scroll Versions from space FUNCTDEV and version SOAVIRT_9.10.6_CTP_3.1.2

This topic explains the basic procedure for using extending Parasoft’s Extension Framework to extend Parasoft’s built-in transports and message formats.

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Adding an Extension

Parasoft’s Extension Framework is standardized across all extension types. Once you understand the basic process, you can apply it Use the following process to add support for all of the various message formats and transports your team is working with. All extension work is done using Java.

  1. Add [install dir]/plugins/com.parasoft.xtest.libs.web_[version]/root/com.parasoft.api.jar to your Java project classpath. You can also create a new project by going toFile> New> SOAtest>Custom Development> SOAtest  Java Project orFile> New>Virtualize> Custom Development> Virtualize Java Project; this will create a new Java project that already has that the .jar file added to the its classpath.: 
    1. Choose File> New> Project
    2. Choose SOAtest or VirtualizeCustom Development> SOAtest or VirtualizeJava Project

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      titleBuilding with Maven?

      If you’re building your Java project with Apache Maven, you can add the following to your project's pom.xml:

      Code Block
      <project>
        ...
        <dependencies>
          <dependency>
            <groupId>com.parasoft.soavirt</groupId>
            <artifactId>com.parasoft.api</artifactId>
            <version>9.9.0</version> <!-- should match product version -->
            <scope>provided</scope>
          </dependency>
        </dependencies>
      ...
      <repositories>
        <repository>
          <id>ParasoftMavenPublic</id>
          <name>Parasoft Public Repository</name>
          <url>http://build.parasoft.com/maven/</url>
        </repository>
      </repositories>
      ...
      </project>
  2. Implement the appropriate interfaces. See the following sections for details on implementing the appropriate interfaces:
    1. Interfaces to Implement for Custom Transports

      Interfaces to Implement for Custom Message Formats in SOAtest

      Interfaces to Implement for Custom Tools in SOAtest

      Interfaces to Implement for Custom Listeners in Virtualize

      Interfaces to Implement for Custom Message Formats in Virtualize

      Interfaces to Implement for Custom Tools in Virtualize


  1. Create a parasoft-extension.xml file in the default package of your Java project and configure it as appropriate for the item (or items) you’re adding.

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