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Feb 13

Learn QTP v11 Fundamentals

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QuickTest Professional version 11 Fundamentals Online Training course has been released!

QuickTest Pro version 11 Online Training – Only $50! Includes 11 lessons consisting of 190 online pages of training material!  This course will teach you the basic fundamentals of using QTP in both a standard GUI based application and web-based applications.  You will be able […]

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Jul 12

QTP Output Values vs Checkpoints

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Recently I saw some comments in some forum groups where people seemed confused between QuickTest Pro Output Values and Checkpoints, along with whether they should use the built-in features to create these statements versus coding the comparisons themselves.  Here are some points to consider:
– Don’t confuse “Output Values” with “Checkpoints”, they are not the same.  […]

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May 12

LCSAJ

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LCSAJ – This stands for Linear Code Sequence and Jump (LCSAJ) coverage.  This is actually a neat concept but in today’s high paced development environments, very few shops will dedicate the time to do this properly because it takes a lot of time to execute completely (it is typically done in mission critical systems and […]

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Mar 12

VBScript UBound for Arrays

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Tips & Tricks: Most people know and use the handy function “UBound” in their VBScript code to query for the size of an array.  Since arrays can be dynamic and change in size using the ReDim statement, most programmers will use the UBound function to retrieve the current size of the array from within their […]

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Feb 12

How a test engineer can increase his importance and keep himself interested in testing?

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This is a rather neat question that recently came up and here’s my view on it:
1. How to increase importance: This to me is “what makes a tester valuable”; to me this is a tester who is technical and can test & verify a piece of software from all the various components involved. A solid tester […]

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Feb 12

VBScript for QTP – Online Training only $20

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Learn the basics of VBScript as it relates to QuickTest Professional!  This VBScript course includes 10 lessons for only $20.  This training will teach you VBScript from the perspective of developing more advance test automation scripts using QuickTest Pro.  All the topics are presented through QuickTest Pro in the Expert View and completely from the […]

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Jan 12

QTP “AddWastedTime” function

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QuickTest Pro Tips & Tricks: This article compliments the post “QTP Performance Testing for a Single User” found on my website.  During the process of logging how long a process takes, you may know that you have some processing time that you do not want to take into account.  You may have some “wait” statements […]

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Jan 12

VBScript InputBox function

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QuickTest Pro Tips & Tricks: You can spawn an Edit Box from within your QuickTest Pro test script using the “InputBox” VBScript function.  This function will open up an Edit box where you can type in a value.  The help syntax is as follows:

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Dec 11

QTP Performance Testing for a Single User

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Performance testing can be done with QTP, but in a limited scope – only from a single user standpoint, for functional testing.  Years ago when the “QTP VUser” for LoadRunner was introduced they incorporated the “start_transaction” & “end_transaction” functions.  These are used by LoadRunner for tracking performance timings for load testing, but you can also […]

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Nov 11

Changing Test Settings During Test Execution

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QTP Coding Tip: There are a variety of test setting in QuickTest Pro, and you can change the Test Settings in QuickTest Pro from within your test script during test execution if you have a need to.  Some examples are as follows.
Changing Object Synchronization Timeout from within a QTP script:

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