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Recent days, I have seen enterprises are migrating their operating systems (OS) from XP to Windows 7 as Microsoft announced the end of support for Windows XP. This resulted in migration of applications,automation scripts and everything else on new OS. In this post we will be discussing about one of the issues which I faced and most of others also had the...
PuTTY is a free and open source terminal emulator ,serial console and network file transfer.In general it is used to run the UNIX/Perl/Python and other commands. In this write up, we will see the automation approach for running the commands on PuTTY using our UI automation tool QTP/ UFT. To understand this approach clearly ,lets take the scenario with below...
Most of the time, the automation suite needs to create result in excel format for easier portability. It's a general practice that is being followed usually, that an automation suite when being executed on a machine it creates its own result file. The same suite when gets executed on multiple machines with different test sets creates multiple result files...
Those who work or execute their tests on virtual machines, can understand this better that how big pain is this to execute tests on remote desktop. We all are aware now that the three states mentioned below are not supported by almost any of the automation tools. Replay when machine is locked. Replay when machine is not logged. Replay when machine is...
I received so many feedbacks and comments for the listing we had made earlier in the post 5-best-test-automation-tools . A big thanks to all to receive this post in a good way. With all your feedbacks and suggestion of new tools I came to many new tools that are available and had some nice and unique feature to consider. In...
You might be aware of it by now that, TestComplete 10 has arrived. Here is the link to Download TestComplete from Smartbear. http://smartbear.com/products/qa-tools/automated-testing-tools/free-testcomplete-trial/ This time with the bang, support for Mobile devices along with many other features. Also the way it was being packaged earlier is a bit changed. Now we have technology modules to support different types of applications....
Many of us might have a misconception that test automation is related only to the automation of the test scenario and executing them. But the fact is- these two things, scripting and execution is part of the automation process life cycle. The whole automation process consists of the below phases: Automation feasibility Study Test Strategy Test Environment Setup Test Script designing Test Script Execution Defect Analysis and Fixing PS:...
UFT comes with several tools for different purposes like result deletion, silent runner etc. These UFT tools can be found at HP UFT program group menu, under tools folder. It was available in earlier versions as well but there are couple of new tools you will find in the list. To open these tools Select Start > All Programs >...
When we execute a large number of test cases, say 50-100  in Batch Execution using TestComplete, sometimes TestComplete does not recognize the objects. But if the same object is highlighted manually, it gets highlighted. Its weired, isn’t it? But Yes, it do happen in reality. This is due to the reason that, the object mapping stored in TestComplete for objects is...
Sometimes, you may need to change the test settings during runtime. For example, you need to set the maximum time that UFT allows when loading a Web page or retrieve the same to make use of it further in your automation. It’s the setting option Browser navigation timeout under Web tab. Another example could be, when you need to change...
While we develop the automation script, we generally deal with the application functionality, objects and events. But at the same time, we need to get the information on window objects, on-screen objects and scripting objects etc to achieve the required. In order to get these information as well as to provide access to any specific features, TestComplete has several...
Dictionary Object
Most of the time; We use variables, when we need to store a input value or a value retrieved from an outside source. When there are many such values, either we use individual variables or we can store in an array. Alternatively, information can also be stored in a Dictionary object. It is a part of VB Script and so it...
One of the true beauties of the TestComplete is the "TestExecute". TestExecute is a light weight application which is used to run the TestComplete test cases without the installation of the TestComplete. Hence saving the memory consumed by TestComplete during execution. It is useful in the scenario, if the developer/tester want to execute the script on the remote machine without the...
It has been always a great experience for me to test web services. The way it extends the web infrastructure to provide the method/path to applications to connect to other applications is really interesting. Automating Web Services using QTP have always been easy and simple to use. HP Service Test and QTP Web Service Add-in are great solutions for...
  In this post, I am listing some of the common problems and its solution which might occur in test automation using UFT. These Solutions are in the form of workaround, and solves the purpose almost completely. So here we go. UFT crashes after seat license installation With the release of UFT Service Pack 11.51, there was an issue occur when seat...

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