Asset or debt?

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jul 15, 2007
Is your automation asset or debt? Test Assets? Vendors, offering Test Automation tools, often refer to automation and its elements (i.e. scripts, data files, logs) as “test assets”. I could certainly agree with such reference, if it’s based on the assumption that since time, money, and effort were put [invested] to create those elements, they are assets. […] ...

Global objects with local variables

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jul 12, 2007
Variables and Namespace I’ve recently had a noticeable conversation explaining a junior colleague of mine about local variables in hierarchy of calls, namespace and scope, and how this concept aligns with Object-Oriented Programming, dynamically created / released object instances, in particular. Below is the scheme I ended with. Lifespan of objects If lifespan of a variable is defined by […] ...

GUI Map loading (WinRunner, TSL)

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jul 10, 2007
Load single GUI Map – with error-handling and reporting Load GUI Maps in a batch ...

Close unused GUI maps

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jul 05, 2007
Maintaining an old messed up suite of WinRunner scripts? See how they call / use each other. Note if GUI map files are opened and never closed. Know that it’s a serious performance issue. Notice name duplication issue. Solve the problem by closing GUI maps and cleaning memory. ...
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