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Overload your VBScript functions (My article on ...

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 25, 2009
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Publication URL:  http://www.qaguild.com/weekly_archives.php?UID=60 Code examples package: overload-codeexamples1 Overload your VBScript functions         While implementing Automated Functional Testing solutions I often face the challenge creating the scripts somewhat “intelligent”, capable of making decisions and recognizing different logical patterns on the run. One of the major steps on this path is breaking the boundaries of ...

DotNetFactory interface functions – create ...

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 18, 2009
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Parent page: Service Functions – DotNetFactory (QTP, VBScript) Used resources Service Functions – String (QTP, VBScript) Implementing optional and default parameters Create TextBox along with the Prompt Label and place on the GUI Form Create ComboBox along with the Prompt Label and place on the GUI Form Create Button, assign the event, and place on the GUI […] ...

DotNetFactory interface functions (6) – Create ...

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 17, 2009
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Parent page: Service Functions – DotNetFactory (QTP, VBScript) Creating .NET objects from VBScript/QTP You can create a basic Form and assign required properties within one line by calling the function below. The function has one mandatory parameter (which though is initialized by default if empty) and a set of optional parameters provided in the Dictionary object. […] ...

DotNetFactory interface functions (5) – Create ...

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 16, 2009
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Parent page: Service Functions – DotNetFactory (QTP, VBScript) Creating .NET objects from VBScript/QTP You can create a ComboBox (Dropdown Listbox/InputBox Object) and assign required properties within one line by calling the function below. The function has one mandatory parameter (list of available selection items – packed in the Dictionary object) and a set of optional parameters […] ...

DotNetFactory interface functions (4) – Create ...

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 15, 2009
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Parent page: Service Functions – DotNetFactory (QTP, VBScript) Creating .NET objects from VBScript/QTP You can create a CheckBox and assign required properties within one line by calling the function below. The function has one mandatory parameter (which though is initialized by default if empty) and a set of optional parameters provided in the Dictionary object. Currently […] ...

DotNetFactory interface functions (3) – Create ...

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 14, 2009
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Parent page: Service Functions – DotNetFactory (QTP, VBScript) Creating .NET objects from VBScript/QTP You can create a TextBox (single-line Text Input object) and assign required properties within one line by calling the function below. The function has only optional parameters provided in the Dictionary object. Currently supported optional parameters: TextBox Width and Height. TextBox Coordinates – […] ...

DotNetFactory interface functions (2) – Create ...

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 13, 2009
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Parent page: Service Functions – DotNetFactory (QTP, VBScript) Creating .NET objects from VBScript/QTP You can create a label and assign required properties within one line by calling the function below. The function has one mandatory parameter (which though is initialized by default if empty) and a set of optional parameters provided in the Dictionary object. Currently […] ...

DotNetFactory interface functions (1) – Create ...

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 12, 2009
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Parent page: Service Functions – DotNetFactory (QTP, VBScript) Creating .NET objects from VBScript/QTP You can create a button and assign required properties within one line by calling the function below. The function has one mandatory parameter (which though is initialized by default if empty) and a set of optional parameters provided in the Dictionary object. Currently […] ...

Data-Driven != Parameterized (My article on QAGuild)

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 11, 2009
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Publication URL:  http://www.qaguild.com/weekly_archives.php?UID=55 Data-Driven != Parameterized (Or How to Avoid Test Flow Hard-Coding And Dramatically Reduce Code Maintenance Cost in Functional Test Automation)  Many times looking at the busy screen together with Business Analyst I used to discuss dozens of manual Test Cases they execute to cover the functionalities of this single Window or Dialog. […] ...

QA Test Automation Requirements (5) – ...

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 10, 2009
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Original date: 12 May 2009, 5:00pm Quality Assurance Functional/Regression Automated Testing and Test Automation Requirements: Usability, Maintainability, Scalability, and Robustness. Maintainability Requirements Matrix Setup – What level of convenience you want to have setting-up the scripts? If Test Data file and path are hard-coded in the script then pointing to another data file requires code change. […] ...

QA Test Automation Requirements (4) – Scalability

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 09, 2009
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Original date: 6 May 2009, 12:30pm Quality Assurance Functional/Regression Automated Testing and Test Automation Requirements: Usability, Maintainability, Scalability, and Robustness. Scalability Requirements Matrix Platform – What applications should be able to handle the Framework? The business need for automation of QA/testing activities appears when testing volume, turnover and coverage requirements make it beneficial enough. Volume ...

QA Test Automation Requirements (3) – Robustness

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 08, 2009
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Original date: 28 Apr 2009, 1:00pm Quality Assurance Functional/Regression Automated Testing and Test Automation Requirements: Usability, Maintainability, Scalability, and Robustness. Robustness Requirements Matrix Manned / Unmanned Test Execution – What level of manual efforts in automated testing would be acceptable for you? Baby-sitting Test script may stop or break execution at any moment. Manual action […] ...

QA Test Automation Requirements (2) – Usability

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 07, 2009
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Original date: 21 Apr 2009, 12:30pm Quality Assurance Functional/Regression Automated Testing and Test Automation Requirements: Usability, Maintainability, Scalability, and Robustness. Usability Requirements Matrix 2 Transparency – Do you want Automated Test execution to be another “black box”, or you want to have a fully reproduced picture with documented test results? Execution Log Built-in execution log […] ...

QA Test Automation Requirements (1) – Usability

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 06, 2009
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Original date: 14 Apr 2009, 1:30pm Quality Assurance Functional/Regression Automated Testing and Test Automation Requirements: Usability, Maintainability, Scalability, and Robustness Usability Requirements Matrix 1 Applicability – How would you want to use Automated Testing solution? Basic Regression Testing Implemented as a sequence of data entry steps going through the screens. No or simplified verification based on hard-coded ...

QA Automation – GUI Function Wrapping

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 05, 2009
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QA Automation – GUI Function Wrapping Some of the statements below will be covered in detail in my subsequent posts. Now I use them to get straight to Test Step requirements. Please read details below the picture. Quality Assurance Functional/Regression Automated Testing and Test Automation Requirements: Usability, Maintainability, Scalability, and Robustness. Let’s break them down […] ...

Front-End Test Automation Practices – ...

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 04, 2009
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Original date: 30 Mar 2009, 1:30pm Front-End Test Automation Practices – Model-based Hybrid Keyword/Data Driven Framework 1. Description • Framework creation – Pure programmatically • Test creation – scriptless, visual design • Internal Data Model, capable to import/export data from various sources • GUI/Database checkpoints, parameterized/transitioned • Business Verification Rules • Framework-based structure; ...

Front-End Test Automation Practices – ...

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 02, 2009
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Original date: 19 Mar 2009, 1:30pm Front-End Test Automation Practices – Keyword-Driven Framework 1. Description • Framework and keywords creation – programmatically • Tests creation – table editor (common practice – MS Excel) • Parameterized, capable to import spreadsheets • GUI/Database checkpoints, hard-coded and/or parameterized • Framework-based structure • Limited error handling • Keyword-based flow ...

Front-End Test Automation Practices – ...

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 01, 2009
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Original date: 11 Mar 2009, 1:30pm Front-End Test Automation Practices – Data-Driven Framework 1. Description • Programmatically created • Parameterized, capable to import spreadsheets • GUI/Database checkpoints, hard-coded and/or parameterized • Library-based structure • Possibly error handling • Hard-coded yet data-driven flow (input and logic) • Standard reporting • Verification is limited to Testing Tool’s […] ...
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