Reuse Rational Functional Tester scripts on updated applications and avoid errors
Create a user helper superclass to generate resilient scripts
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Date archived: December 20, 2016 | First published: April 08, 2010
A major concern you have with using an automated testing tool is ongoing maintenance and reuse. As developers continually improve and upgrade applications under test, you need a way to test with saved scripts the upgrades without dedicating hours changing the script. This capability is an increasingly significant factor in automating test projects. This article shows you how to use IBM® Rational® Functional Tester and a user helper superclass to change the object-property weight in one place when your application to be tested has changed. Although you make the change in a single place, you can apply the change to the object-property weight specifications throughout the test script, saving you time and frustration.
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