This tutorial assumes that you have Java installed and set up on your machine. If not please refer to this brilliant tutorial: Setting up Java.
SOAP UI comes in two flavors
– SOAP UI (Free)
– SOAP UI ProNG (Paid)
SOAP UI free version is very capable and is able to do everything that you can do using SOAP UI Pro. Its just that you have to code every thing yourself in the free version. Well this sounds exciting to me, we will learn a lot about SOAP UI using the free version. Lets start with the installation process. Below is a step by step guide to download and install SOAP UI free version.
Step 1: Go to the SOAP UI free download page: SOAP UI Download
On this page you will find a link to download the exe file. Shown as a highlighted part in the above screenshot. Click on this link and save the file in a know location on your computer.
Step 2: Double click on the saved file, It will ask you for admin permission. After that Installation process will start.
Step 7: Once you have decided the installation location and clicked on next from above link, you will be taken to Component selection window. Here you will have to select different components that you want to install. Here we will go with the default checks as shown in the screenshot and will click on Next button
Now that we have installed SOAP UI lets learn some basics of Web Services and Web Service testing in the coming series of chapters.
See you there!!