What is IBM Rational Functional Tester?

IBM® Rational Functional Tester is an automated functional testing and regression testing tool. This software provides automated testing capabilities for functional, regression, GUI and data-driven testing. It supports a range of applications, such as web-based, .Net, Java, Siebel, SAP, terminal emulator-based applications, PowerBuilder, Ajax, Adobe Flex, Dojo Toolkit, GEF, Adobe PDF documents, zSeries, iSeries and pSeries.


Storyboard testing

Simplifies test visualization and editing using natural language and rendered screenshots.

Automated testing

Enables testers to automate tests resilient to frequent application user interface changes with ScriptAssure technology.

Data-driven testing

Lets you perform the same series of test actions with a varying set of test data.

Test scripting

Combines a recorder of user actions with multiple customization options and intelligent script maintenance capabilities.

Integrates with other software

Integrates with IBM Rational Team Concert and IBM Rational Quality Manager to provide access to work items and logical or compound SCM test asset support.

Supports team collaboration

Supports sharing of functional tests across team members and running on hybrid environments with integrations with Rational Test Automation Server.

Key features

  • Visual editing through screenshots
  • Advanced ScriptAssure technology
  • Earlier data detection
  • Test scripting
  • Integration with other software
  • Mobile native testing
  • Guided healing for test cases
  • Supports all browsers

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