13
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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Jun 12

QTP Advance Online Training

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QuickTest Professional Advance Online Training has just been released!
Learn some neat and useful advance features of QuickTest Professional!  This QuickTest Pro course includes 9 lessons consisting of 80 online training pages of material for only $50.  This training will teach you advance techniques in order to take your test automation to a new level of […]

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Jun 12

QTP Advance Training – Coming Soon!

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The “QTP Advance Training Series – Part 1” online training course is almost complete.  To date the following lessons are finished within this course:
Complete
– VBScript for QTP
– Descriptive Programming
– Using FSO with QTP
– XML Checkpoints
– Advance Database Techniques
– Global Dictionary
Keep an eye on this site for the release of this course.  In the meantime checkout […]

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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?

Category: ASI General, Software Testing | Comments Off on How a test engineer can increase his importance and keep himself interested in testing?

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

Category: ASI General, Programming, QuickTest Pro, Tools, Training | Comments Off on VBScript for QTP – Online Training only $20

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 – Saving your test run data

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You can’t actually modify the data permanently in the datatable associated with the test script during a test run but there are two approaches you can take in order to save the data into an external file that you can use later. 

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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

Category: Programming, QuickTest Pro, Sample Code, Software Testing | Comments Off on QTP Performance Testing for a Single User

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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