Selasa, 06 Januari 2009

Unearthing the Power of Ibm – Rational Functional Tester 7.0 (rft)

Most of the professionals in the Software Testing & Quality Assurance
domain must be aware of IBM’s Rational Functional Tester, popular by its nick name - RFT.

This article is aimed at providing an overview of this most powerful next generation functional-testing and automation tool from Rational and is based upon object-oriented technology. Earlier it was known as RobotJ and XDE Tester.

Overview of

Rational Functional Tester:

RFT provides us choice among two scripting languages and two development environments i.e. Java under Eclipse framework, alternatively Visual Basic.NET under Microsoft Visual Studio. One of the great plus point of RFT is that irrespective of the scripting language and the development environment deployed for development, we can easily integrate RFT with them while developing the tests for automation.

RFT helps us in quickly testing many variety types of applications. It enables testers to create scripts at a much rapid pace by doing script recording in the AUT & enables testing of all the objects and data conveniently.

Benefits of Rational Functional Tester at a Glance:

The current version of IBM Rational Functional Tester 7.0 integrating with ClearQuest provides strong test management functionality which includes; Planning of tests, Execution of tests followed by analysis of the test results. Integration with ClearQuest is a major mile stone, which offers new features much, demanded by most of the progressive QA enterprises of today’s time.

Few of the benefits offered are:

1) Sound web interface

2) Support for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

3) Support for testing HTML applications using Mozilla Firefox 2.0

4) Seamless integration with Eclipse

5) Support for Eclipse Test and Performance Tools Platform (TPTP) logs

6) Support for Siebel 7.8 and SAP

7) Support for playback on Red Hat Linux 9.0, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 and SuSE Linux Professional 9.0.
8) Greater defect integration

9) Enhanced database support

10) Powerful test management & reporting

11) Greater querying capabilities

12) Extension of support to geographically distributed teams

13) Process advice using IBM Rational Process Advisor

Complete article along with hundreds of Interview Questions on RFT can be read here >>>>>>>>

Complete article along with hundreds of Interview Questions on RFT can be read here >>>>>>>>

Unearthing the Power of IBM – Rational Functional Tester 7.0 (RFT)

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