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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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Apr 12

How to get QTP to work with Firefox

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If you are having issues with QuickTest Professional recognizing Firefox, it could be because the patch installation was not able to make the appropriate modifications in the Program Files directory due to security restrictions presented by Windows7 (even if you have Administrator rights).  In this case you have to make the changes yourself with Administrative […]

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Apr 12

QTP v11 Patches Overview

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Below is an overview/summary of some of the key patches needed for QuickTest Professional (QTP) version 11 for performing automation with the standard plugins and particularly the Web add-in on Windows7.  Since this gets confusing I summarized them below.

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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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Apr 11

QTP v11 Help Documents

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QuickTest Professional (QTP) is a great test automation tool used for functional testing.  It is the “cadillac” of the testing tools with tons of features and interfaces.  It’s strength can also be its weakness; it is very robust with numerous capabilities however this can also be very overwhelming and confusing to people new to the tool and test […]

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Feb 11

QTP – Web Recording Issue

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Software versions: QTP v11, IE8, Windows7
Issue: All of a sudden QuickTest Pro stopped recognizing the web browser and saw it only as a winobject (like a regular GUI window).  So none of my actions on the web page would get recorded, and my test script would be empty.  Obviously this is a major problem.
Solution: The […]



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