1. Chiradeep Das
  2. PowerBuilder
  3. Friday, 18 May 2018 19:43 PM

Need to create automated regression test scripts for desktop application UI created with PowerBuilder 2017. Is there any automated testing tool with out of the box support for PowerBuilder 2017?   

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Armeen Mazda @Appeon Accepted Answer Pending Moderation
  1. Sunday, 20 May 2018 05:03 AM
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A number of tools... HP UFT (formerly QTP), IBM Rational Functional Tester, SmartBear TestComplete, Zeenyx AscentialTest, etc.

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The latest version of SmartBear Test Complete is not working anymore with PB. Our customer provided a sample case to SmartBear but they can't find a solution. If you need the lasted version of Test Complete because you e.g. need to automate browsers as well this is a dead end.

  1. Arthur Hefti
  2. Wednesday, 13 June 2018 12:13 PM
We experiment some issues using new Powerbuilder 2017 and our testing tool HPE Unified Functional Testing (UFT).



Here is an example of differences in HPE UFT vision, after compilation, on TreeView objects with the same powerbuilder code.



New version



PbWindow("PbWindow").WinObject("PBTreeView32_100").Click 13,42



PbWindow("PbWindow").WinObject("PBTreeView32_100").DblClick 88,74



Treeview entry name is missing, we obtain only click position



 



Old versions



PbWindow("w_mainwindow").PbTreeView("tv_menu").Expand "Market"



PbWindow("w_mainwindow").PbTreeView("tv_menu").Activate "Market;Deal Capture"



We were able to get the entry names in old versions and our testing scripts are build using those entries.

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Felipe Barbosa Accepted Answer Pending Moderation
  1. Wednesday, 19 December 2018 13:47 PM
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Felipe Barbosa Accepted Answer Pending Moderation
  1. Wednesday, 19 December 2018 12:30 PM
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As far as I understood, there is no successful case related to PB desktop apps automation, right?

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Hi @Armeen This sounds like great news. I'm goint to try it out

Thank you sou much.
  1. Felipe Barbosa
  2. Wednesday, 19 December 2018 13:59 PM
Hi Felipe;

FYI: Here is the AscentialTest presenation video from the conference ...

https://www.appeon.com/developers/library/videos/how-build-automated-tests-powerbuilder-ascentialtest.html

HTH

Regards ... Chris
  1. Chris Pollach @Appeon
  2. Wednesday, 19 December 2018 15:36 PM
Hi Chris, I really appreciate that, Thanks
  1. Felipe Barbosa
  2. Saturday, 29 December 2018 15:07 PM
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