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Software Test Engineering with IBM Rational Functional Tester: The Definitive Resource by Marc van Lint, Larry Quesada, Jeffrey R. Bocarsly, Chip Davis, Daniel Chirillo, Daniel Gouveia, Fariz Saracevic, Lee B. Thomas

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Chapter 3. General Script Enhancements

Chip Davis, Daniel Chirillo, Daniel Gouveia

Record and playback can be a successful technique when automating your test cases. It provides a quick and simple means to create the minute programs that verify pieces of your application. Of course, the degree of success for this technique depends upon the complexity of the application you are testing. The more complex your application becomes (for example, using third-party controls, multiple tiers of communication, and so on), the less successful a record-and-playback approach becomes.

This chapter is meant to serve as a next step to simply recording and playing back scripts. It serves as a basis for you to build core test automation skills. Subsequent chapters ...

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