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Test Automation and OpKey

What is test automation and why do we need test automation platform?

Ans Test automation is a type of software testing in which we use specific software to control the test execution and compare actual outcomes with expected outcomes.Test automation platform is user interface which provides a workspace for integrating various testing tools and frameworks for performing automated testing. It simplifies the maintaining of test scripts, process of mapping tests to test scenario by improving the efficiency & the flexibility.

How OpKey is helpful in test automation of web applications?

Ans :  OpKey is an Agnostic Test Automation Platform which simplifies your complex test automation by using unique keyword driven approach. It offers you code-less Script creation platform, data driven testing, record and play, execution on cloud etc. OpKey has more than 700 inbuilt keywords which can handle every typical scenarios efficiently. It works as a complete Test Automation platform for web applications.

Is there any programming language knowledge required to work with OpKey?

Ans : No, you are not required to have any programming knowledge to work with OpKey. It provides a unique platform which makes available more than 700 inbuilt keywords, which covers almost all generic automation actions required. It is also available as a BPT edition which facilitates the business analyst to actively participate in test automation.

Can we run same test simultaneously in two machines with OpKey?

Ans : Yes, OpKey allows you to perform execution over cloud, where you can easily put the same test suite to run on different OS browser combinations. OpKey also allows you to run the same test on two different machines. You can do so by using the OpKey scheduler feature and schedule the same suite to be run on two different test machines which has OpKey Agent installed.

Which kind of applications can be automated with OpKey?

Ans : You can automate all kinds applications (Web, Desktop, Mobile) by using OpKey. In addition, it allows you to automate popular CRM applications (Salesforce, Workday, TrackWise, OracleEBs etc.).

Which web browser(s) are supported by OpKey?

Ans : OpKey (with Windows OS) supports Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer web browsers while OpKey (with Mac OS) supports Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Safari web browsers.

Is there any system requirement for using OpKey?

Ans : Being a web application, OpKey doesn’t require any system requirement but you must have JDK (version 8 or above) installed on your machine. In addition, you need OpKey Execution Agent & OpKey Smart Recorder installed on your machine for execution and recording through OpKey respectively.

Can you execute TC for Selenium on OpKey for QTP?

Ans : Yes, you can execute the same test cases of OpKey on selenium as well on QTP. With its powerful Tool Agnostic technology the OpKey underlying automation engine allows the authored test cases to be executed on any automation tool.

Does OpKey support iframe for web applications?

Ans : Yes, OpKey supports iframe for web applications. The underlying automation tool Selenium WebDriver supports iframe for web applications; so OpKey also supports the same.

How to download OpKey TFS Extension from Cloud?

Ans : You can download OpKey TFS Extension from marketplace (https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/).

Why do we need to install TFS Extension on TFS?

Ans : Installation of OpKey TFS Extension is required to integrate TFS with OpKey.

How to run OpKey TFS Utility?

Ans : Right click on TFS Utility and click on Run as Administrator. Click on Yes to the appeared popup message. Enter your Server URL, Username and Password and press enter. It will take a while to complete the process. You need to wait until it get completed.
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