Release notes and changelog

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4.2.x

Features

  • Added support for gRPC StatusRuntimeException
  • New page to download HTTP mappings
  • New Gradle plugin for teams that prefer to use Gradle over Maven
  • New examples added including Gradle examples
  • New Postman workspace to demonstrate some of the common Traffic Parrot REST APIs
  • Import mappings using Swagger/OpenAPI definitions using the Maven or Gradle plugin
  • Better diagnostic logging if Traffic Parrot fails to start up due to e.g. an existing port already in use
  • New {{randomInteger min max}} helper to generate random numbers in a range

Fixes

  • Fix various unclosed file handles
  • Stopping Traffic Parrot now properly waits for gRPC proxy server shutdown
  • Cache busting strategy implemented to cope with browsers that like to e.g. cache JavaScript files forever
  • The data directory is now considered to be under the trafficparrot.virtualservice.trafficFilesRootUrl

4.1.x

Features

  • New matchesJson matcher
  • Import mappings using Swagger/OpenAPI definitions
  • Record multiple HTTP URLs at the same time
  • Enable redirect handling during HTTP recording using property trafficparrot.virtualservice.enableRedirectHandling=true
  • Initial support for Java 9 and 10 in the start scripts

Changes

  • HTTP mappings are now sorted by last modified date in the UI

Fixes

  • Improve file extension detection for recorded HTTP body files
  • Windows start script now correctly passes on system properties

4.0.x

Features

  • Support for mocking and virtualizing gRPC APIs and services
  • Visual XML editor
  • Extended support for SOAP - matching on request body SOAP values
  • New matchesXml matcher
  • HTTP(S) stateful scenarios available via the Web UI
  • Signing SOAP messages
  • Duplicate mapping button for HTTP

Changes

  • Traffic Parrot 4.x now requires Java 8 (Java 7 is supported by 3.13.x)
  • gRPC support requires a 64bit JVM
  • Virtual service runs in the same process at the Web UI
  • These properties have been removed:
    • trafficparrot.gui.virtualservice.classpath
    • trafficparrot.virtualservice.jvm.Xmx
    • trafficparrot.virtualservice.virtualServerLog4jPropertiesFilename

Fixes

  • Configuration files now have Windows style line endings

3.13.x

Features

  • Support native IBM®MQ ReplyToQMgr during recording
  • Importing RAML v0.8 into HTTP mappings
  • The Maven plugin has a new cacheDownload property which can be used to choose whether to cache the download in the java.io.tmpdir or not
  • New HTTP Management API that can be used to remotely start/stop the record/replay of IBM®MQ, JMS and File Message protocols

3.12.x

Features

  • Recording and replaying native IBM®MQ RFH headers with message format MQFMT_RF_HEADER_1 or MQFMT_RF_HEADER_2
  • Support MQFMT_NONE MQ message format
  • Recording and replaying native IBM®MQ responses using dynamic MQ model queues
  • Support native IBM®MQ ReplyToQ during record and replay
  • Support configuring the IBM®MQ MQCSP authentication mode

Fixes

  • When you connect to a wrong IBM MQ channel or with wrong IBM MQ username/password you do not see it in the logs
  • Spaces in the path to the Traffic Parrot installation directory are now supported

3.11.x

Features

  • Recording and editing JMS Properties
  • During File mocking, request files are now deleted after processing
  • More user friendly (easier to read and follow) logs for JMS and File stubbing

Fixes

  • Windows start script start.cmd now works even if system32 directory is not on the %PATH%
  • The dynamic HTTPS Proxy does not spin up so many threads any more and does not consume so much RAM
  • Better error messages in failure scenarios when using several Handlebars
  • More rigid stopping

Changes

  • Default selection on replay page is now based on the type of mappings that are present (e.g. Queue will be ticked if there are any Queue mappings)

3.10.x

Features

  • Support for virtualizing services that read and write files (currently in beta)
  • Support JMS byte messages (any bytes message, with special support for java.io.Serializable objects)
  • Upgraded Wiremock to 2.10.1
  • New handlebar helpers xPath, xPathList, jsonPath, jsonPathList, regex, equal, ifEven, size
  • JMS is not in beta any more
  • IBM®MQ native MQ support is not in alpha any more
  • New Maven plugin for replaying HTTP/JMS/MQ traffic during integration tests

Fixes

  • Fixed missing pages in community edition
  • Fixed links on help page

Changes

  • Do not escape characters < > " ' ` & if they are produced by handlebars helpers
  • Handlebars each helper now only iterates over iterable arguments
  • Recorded cookies format has changed
  • com.trafficparrot.sdk.jms.Equal moved to com.trafficparrot.sdk.handlebars.Equal
  • com.trafficparrot.sdk.jms.MissingHelper moved to com.trafficparrot.sdk.handlebars.MissingHelper

3.9.x

Features

Earlier versions

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