Xray with Nightwatch.JS


i read the guides and faq but was not able to figure out how and if i can run my tests using nightwatch.JS to run end-to-end test on some web applications.

I know the test cases have to be defined somewhere else which iam doing already by creating the script files on some server to be executed using node.js nightwatch.

But how can i trigger those tests from Xray? And can i also auto trigger the results back into Xray using the REST API? Would be great if i can control both from Xray.

1 answer

Hi Eser,


You can't trigger automated executions right from Xray. You need to do it the other way around.

Configure a Continuous Integration Platform (eg. Jenkins or Bamboo) and run your Nightwatch.js tests from there.

Then, Xray provides a REST API that allows you to import execution results, and because you can generate a JUnit XML reports with Nightwatch.js, you directly use that report to import the execution results to Xray and JIRA. This will automatically create Test issues to match your script on the first import.

This import step can be integrated in your CI build process. The last step would be importing the generated JUnit report into Xray using the REST API. 

Xray even has 2 add-ons (for Jenkins and Bamboo) that will help define this import step.

Here are some links that might help you:





Hope this helps.


Bruno Conde.

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