The Software Testing Automation Framework (STAF) is an open source framework designed to improve the level of reuse and automation in test cases and test environments. The goal of STAF is to provide a complete end-to-end automation solution for testers.
This is an excellent resource. I have been looking at this for awhile myself because I am always a fan of open content and open source concepts. SourceForge hosts a few things that are (or could be) QA and testing related. (VeloMeter is an open source performance testing tool, for example, that is completely written in Java.)
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by siva_bee: i request moderators to open a separate group for STAF tool discussion.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
We may have to wait until more people are made aware of this framework and actually start to implement it. Usually how a forum is started is when there is a sort of "critical mass" of people that start posting about a specific tool, methodology, etc. and thus that demands its own forum. (Believe it or not, a forum can be "killed" very quickly when it is opened before its time and before people have a chance to assimilate the concept to where they are willing to check another forum for it.) It does make me wonder, however, if a forum for "Open Source Tools" might be worth it, as opposed to breaking them all down into individual forums. Just another thought. I, myself, do not make the final decisions so I am just throwing my thoughts out to the universe to see where they gravitate to.