Sunday, 17 April 2016

Features Of Latest Version Of QTP/UFT 12.1!!!

The latest version of QTP/UFT(Unified Functional Testing) is 12.1. It supports the following.



  • OS:
  1.  Latest version of QTP supports Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012.
  1.   Supports Safari browser.
  • UFT Extension:
  1. UFT extension in chrome receives updates Automatically on Chrome.
  • Support For Run Time Application:
  1. Records and run Tests on Windows Run Time Application.
  1. Create Object Repositories with Windows Run Time Application.
  • Newly Supported Technologies:
  1. JDK 1.8
  1. XenDesktop 7
  1. SAP Web Dynapro
  • Extended Support For Other Technologies:
  1. Object identification and interaction with Siebel Web Applications, SAP Applications.
  1. New FlexTable Test Object methods available for advanced data grid controls.

Friday, 1 January 2016

AutoIt in Selenium Part 1!


In this article we are going to see the usage of AutoIt in Selenium. At the end of the article we'll be familiar in creating our own scripts for any windows application.

What is AutoIt?

AutoIt is a freeware automation language for Microsoft Windows, specifically designed for automating the Windows Graphical User Interface(GUI) and general scripting.

     It uses the combination of stimulated mouse movements, Key strokes and windows manipulation in order to automate tasks in a way not possible or reliable with programming languages like VBScripting,SendKeys.AutoIt will run on any Windows version and no specific runtime environment is required.

    It's an another automation tool which helps to automate Windows based application including Keyboard and mouse movements.Just like Selenium IDE, it's also gives us the recording capability which generates the scripts that can be used in our Test.

Features:
  • Mouse Movements: We may come across the situation which requires the exact mouse movements. AutoIt help us to stimulate the exact mouse movements.
  • KeyStrokes: We can't stimulate exact KeyStrokes using Selenium. But, AutoIt provides an option to stimulate the KeyStrokes like pressing enter key on any pop up/ entering username, password.
  • Easy To Learn: AutoIt is just like another scripting language and easy to use. AutoIt lists out all functions under menu with examples which can be referenced and used easily.
  • Non-Environment Based: AutoIt scripts can be compiled and executed on any version of Windows.We can easily convert autoIt script in .exe format which can be run on their own.
  • Windows Controls: Directly get information on and interact with check boxes, list boxes, status bars, edit boxes, buttons, combos without the risk of losing KeyStrokes. AutoIt also gives us an option to control the Windows which are not active.
  • Help Menu: Almost all menu options/functions are explained with detailed explanation and example which is very easy to use.Moreover lot of users are there to help us.
  • Windows Management: All actions like resize, move, hide, show, close and pretty much do what you want with Windows elements can be done with the help of AutoIt.
Download AutoIt:
  • Latest AutoIt version can be downloaded from here.

 
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