Welcome to Extensibility Accelerator for Functional Testing

UFT Web Add-in Extensibility enables you to develop support for testing third-party and custom Web controls that are not supported out-of-the-box by the Unified Functional Testing Web Add-in.

Extensibility Accelerator Overview

Extensibility Accelerator for Functional Testing is an IDE that facilitates the design, development, and deployment of this support. This IDE is powered by the Microsoft Visual Studio Shell and therefore provides the same look and feel as Visual Studio, as well as many of the Visual Studio basic IDE functionalities.

Extensibility Accelerator provides a user interface that helps you define new test object classes, map those test object classes to the controls in your application, and teach UFT how to identify the controls, perform operations on the controls and retrieve their properties.

This information is stored in XML files and JavaScript files, which comprise a toolkit support set that you deploy to UFT to extend the Web Add-in to support the custom controls. For details on toolkit support sets, see Custom Toolkit Support Sets.

Note: Extensibility Accelerator is designed to work with Internet Explorer. However, once your toolkit support set is complete, you can use it to test web applications on other browsers as well.

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Extensibility Accelerator Documentation Content

This user guide explains how to use Extensibility Accelerator. You can open it by selecting Help > Extensibility Accelerator User Guide or pressing F1 on extensibility-specific windows.

For details on Web Add-in Extensibility, see the Micro Focus UFT  Web Add-in Extensibility Developer Guide.

Each guide also includes a step-by-step tutorial in which you develop support for a sample custom control.

For details on the Visual Studio standard functionalities and windows in Extensibility Accelerator, see the online MSDN Visual Studio Help (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa187919.aspx). If you are connected to the Internet while using Extensibility Accelerator, you can access this Help by selecting Help > Contents or pressing F1 on standard windows in the product.

Note: The information, examples, and screen captures in this guide focus specifically on working with UFTGUI tests. However, all toolkit support sets developed using the UFT Web Add-in Extensibility can also be used to enable Sprinter's Power Mode to learn Web objects that are not supported out-of-the-box. All references to UFT in this guide apply to both UFT and Sprinter. For more information about Sprinter, see the Micro Focus Sprinter User Guide.

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Demo movies

For video demos that teach you more about using UFT, see the UFT video gallery.

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