HTML support

Functional Tester can test HTML pages loaded into the browsers that run on Windows and Linux .

Functional Tester supports testing of HTML in the following browser versions.

For information on the versions of Java you need to have to support testing of Java used within applets, see the related topic about Java support

The following table lists the browsers that run on Windows and Linux.

Browser Windows Linux
Mozilla Firefox 2.0 Yes Yes
Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Yes Yes
Mozilla Firefox 3.5 Yes Yes
Mozilla Firefox 3.6 Yes Yes*
Microsoft Internet Explorer Yes  

Functional Tester supports testing of Microsoft HTML Applications (MSHTA). Before you can test a Microsoft HTA application, configure it by using the Application Configuration tool to start mshta.exe as the executable. For more information, see the related topic about Tips and Tricks for Testing HTML Applications and Configuring Applications for Testing.

When you record a script, Functional Tester creates a test object map for the application-under-test. The test object map contains descriptions of all test objects to which the script refers. The test object maps that Functional Tester creates for HTML applications are often more hierarchical than those created for Java applications. The top level of the test object map is a browser and the HTML application is inside the browser. For more information, see the example of a test object map created for a HTML application.

Two versions of the deleteCookies method are available. One method deletes all cookies for the current profile or user; the other method deletes cookies in a specific page or domain for the current profile or user. For information, see the Functional Tester API Reference, in the com.rational.test.ft.object.interfaces package, under IBrowserObject.

Related tasks

Configure applications for testing

Related reference

Java support

Tips and tricks for functional testing HTML applications

Example of a test object map