Tag Archive: UFT

Jun 04 2014

WebHelp Contents not Displayed in UFT 11.53

If you tried to use UFT on a machine with the latest from Microsoft, such as IE 11, you may have experienced that pressing F1 to get context-sensitive help opens the WebHelp window but no content is displayed. Even worse, it even may not display a message informing you of the problem. If the latter …

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Dec 26 2013

Custom Control for your Actions Flow

Introduction Flow control is critical for automation, since the script lacks the flexibility and intelligence of a human user. Examples of flow control are decision-structures (if-then-else, select case), loops with a halting condition, and Synchronization Points. Indeed, UFT (ex. QTP) has a built-in mechanism to execute the actions (internal and external) of a test, but …

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Dec 14 2013

Visual BOOST: True Object Oriented Programming for VBScript

After years of research, we are proud to announce a breakthrough that overcomes the limitations VBScript imposes on automation developers. Though the language supports the use of classes, it has always been in a very limited fashion. Now, with Visual BOOST by Meir Bar-Tal, the so essential inheritance and polymorphism features have been finally added to the …

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Dec 10 2013

UFT 11.53 is out!

HP announced the release of UFT (ex. QTP) 11.53 (service pack 3). Download is available from HP SW siteĀ hereĀ (you need a HP Passport ID and a SAID). If you are in a trial period for evaluation purposes, you may have to apply to HP to obtain the update. This service pack contains updates related to: …

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Sep 28 2013

Google Search Automation

Through the years I have been asked many times by novices to automation and QTP about Google/Gmail automation. This short post provides an example of Google search automation using a class (see below). The class encapsulates opening the Browser (invoking Internet Explorer), navigating to the Google.com page, searching and retrieving the results. The Main Procedure …

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Dec 24 2012

HP released UFT 11.5

HP released the long awaited new version of QTP which is now called UFT and includes also API testing (or Service Test) apart from the familiar GUI testing. This version is a step in the correct direction towards a much more techie IDE (based on the open source SharpDevelop), with better (yet insufficient) intellisense and …

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