Month: November 2014

How To Map Objects in TestComplete – part 2

November 27, 2014
We've looked at 'Why we need name mapping' and we've covered 'What name mapping is'. Now we're going to take a look at the 'How to map objects' part of TestComplete. The quick way to get started with mapping objects is to have TestComplete populate the name map as you record tests. This isn't the best approach though. TestComplete does it's best to create a concise list of mapped objects but it doesn't always get it right. The best way to build your name map is to map your objects manually. So switch off the automatic mapping (to stop TestComplete filling up the name map with stuff you're not interested in). Then select all the objects you need to interact...
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Setting Up Automated Tests in QAComplete

November 21, 2014
We're going to continue with our look at how to combine manual and automated tests with QAComplete and TestComplete. We've already seen how to install and configure the Test Agent which connects QAComplete and TestComplete. Now we look at how to setup automated tests and execute them. You will need to configure the Test Manager Agent on the TestComplete clients machines before you follow these steps. More on this in Bringing Manual and Automated Tests Together Checking That Automation Hosts Are Available At this point we should have the agent installed and running on the TestComplete client machine. This process should show in Task Manager on the TestComplete machine as         TestManagerAgent     -      Test Manager Agent You can also check in QAComplete...
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Bringing Manual and Automated Tests Together

November 7, 2014
Bringing manual and automated tests together to deliver combined reporting and traceability is an important goal for many QA teams. Usually this means linking an automated testing process into a manual test tracking tool. With the new 9.9 release of QAComplete and release 10.0 of TestComplete implementing an integrated solution becomes possible without investing vast amounts of money or lots of time and effort. In this post we'll be looking at how to setup QAComplete and TestComplete integration. Then we'll see how this can really benefit your QA efforts as we look at combined reporting and traceability in the follow up post. The high level architecture here revolves around having a central test management capability (delivered by QAComplete) and a...
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