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    • 9 Feb 2018

    Silk Test 18.5 Hotfix 1

    An update to Silk Test 18.5 is now available for download from SupportLine . Silk Test 18.5 Hotfix 1 provides record and playback support for web applications running in Mozilla Firefox 58 or in Google Chrome 64 . For additional information, including...
    • 14 Nov 2017

    Announcing Silk Test 18.5

    Micro Focus is proud to announce the release of Silk Test 18.5! If you already use Silk Test and you have a maintenance contract, you can upgrade to Silk Test 18.5 for free. Silk Test is a fast, reliable, and efficient test automation solution for development...
    • 2 Nov 2017

    Using Silk Test with Selenium

    Many organizations chose Selenium for their web automation needs for obvious reasons: It’s fast, it’s cheap, and many testers out there are familiar with the API. Looking at the broader scheme of things though, there are some aspects where...
    • 25 Oct 2017

    Silk Test and Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

    Our internal tests revealed issues with Edge and Internet Explorer in Windows 10 Redstone 3, Fall Creators Update (version 1709, build 16299) with the currently available Silk Test versions up to 18.0 Hotfix 1. Please stay tuned for Silk Test 18.5 which...
    • 8 Oct 2017

    Introducing Silk AppDriver

    Testing organizations face many challenges: They have to ensure constant quality in changing environments that cover wide varieties of technologies, tools and integrations. Many teams need to test native, web, and mobile apps together, but are required...
    • 12 Sep 2017

    iOS 11 support status update

    Apple has scheduled to release iOS 11 in the upcoming days. Silk Test 18.0 does currently not support iOS 11. To continue testing on your iOS-based devices with Silk Test, don’t update these devices to iOS 11 until further notice. Micro Focus...
    • 28 Aug 2017

    Advanced logging for your Selenium tests with Silk4J

    In the previous posts about Python and Ruby , we have introduced the idea of generating TrueLog files when running Selenium tests through the Silk Test Open Agent. In this post we want generate similar TrueLog files for Java-based and JUnit-based tests...
    • 20 Aug 2017

    Silk Test 18.0 Hotfix 1

    An update to Silk Test 18.0 is now available for download from SupportLine . Silk Test 18.0 Hotfix 1 provides record and playback support for web applications running in Mozilla Firefox 55 or in Google Chrome 60 . For additional information, including...
    • 24 Jul 2017

    Advanced logging for your Selenium tests with Ruby and RSpec

    The post Advanced logging for your Selenium tests with Python introduced logging and reporting for Python-based Selenium tests. If you use Ruby for testing instead of Python, the same concepts apply. However, the technical details are a bit different...
    • 6 Jul 2017

    How to configure an iOS device for testing with Silk Test

    Silk Test enables you to test mobile web and native mobile applications on iOS. Before testing on a physical iOS device, you have to configure the following components of your test environment: The iOS device. A Mac, to which the iOS device is connected...
    • 3 Jul 2017

    Advanced logging for your Selenium tests with Python

    Introduction Reporting and logging is one of the most common issues for users of Selenium/WebDriver. Requirements can be very different for different QA teams, but two common use cases exist: You require a detailed report of your test run, so...
    • 30 Jun 2017

    How to configure an Android physical device for testing with Silk Test

    Silk Test enables you to test mobile applications on physical devices and emulators. This video shows how you can configure a physical Android device to ensure that Silk Test can optimally test on it. This video covers the following main points: ...
    • 30 Jun 2017

    How to configure an Android Emulator for testing with Silk Test

    Silk Test enables you to test mobile applications on physical devices and emulators. This video shows how you can configure an Android Emulator to ensure that Silk Test can optimally test on it. This video covers the following main points: Downloading...
    • 29 Jun 2017

    Functional tests for load testing

    Hello, this blog entry describes how you can reuse your functional keyword-driven tests with Silk Performer to perform load testing. Maintaining application quality can be challenging when browser versions are updated every few weeks and development...
    • 29 Jun 2017

    Announcing Silk Test 18.0

    Micro Focus is proud to announce the release of Silk Test 18.0! If you already use Silk Test and you have a maintenance contract, you can upgrade to Silk Test 18.0 for free. Silk Test is a fast, reliable, and efficient test automation solution for development...
    • 25 Apr 2017

    Running mobile Silk4J tests in parallel with Jenkins

    In Running Silk4J tests from Jenkins , we have outlined how you can easily run your Silk4J tests from Jenkins. Now we are taking this a step forward, into the mobile world. We will show how you can configure Jenkins to build and run the Silk4J tests of...
    • 25 Apr 2017

    Easily record and replay Selenium scripts: Introducing Silk WebDriver

    The Silk family is getting bigger! Introducing Silk WebDriver our new free offering to record and replay Selenium scripts with the latest versions of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. (Please visit the site to view this video)
    • 17 Mar 2017

    Silk Test and Chrome 57

    Our internal tests found some problems after upgrading to Google Chrome 57. In order to test Chrome 57 with Silk Test 17.5 Hotfix 1 successfully, we recommend to download the following .zip file and to extract it to the \ng\WebDrivers directory in the...
    • 28 Feb 2017

    Silk Test 17.5 Hotfix 1

    An update to Silk Test 17.5 is now available for download from SupportLine . Silk Test 17.5 Hotfix 1 provides the following new features: Record and playback support for mobile web applications and native mobile applications running on iOS 10. In...
    • 20 Feb 2017

    Continuous deployment for your tests

    Why would you want to continuously deploy your tests? Release fast and release often. This core principle of modern software development provides numerous advantages, for example earlier customer feedback, faster response cycles, and overall higher...
    • 26 Jan 2017

    Testing hybrid apps

    With Silk Test 17.5 or later, you can test hybrid mobile apps on Android and iOS, on both physical devices and emulators/simulators. This video introduces this new functionality. (Please visit the site to view this video) Micro Focus recommends...
    • 16 Dec 2016

    Announcing Silk Test 17.5

    Micro Focus is proud to announce the release of Silk Test 17.5! If you already use Silk Test and you have a maintenance contract, you can upgrade to Silk Test 17.5 for free. Silk Test is a fast, reliable, and efficient test automation solution for...
    • 2 Dec 2016

    Automated security testing with Silk Test and OWASP ZAP

    Security testing, especially of web applications, is one of the main concerns of software development today. There are countless examples of immense security flaws that made it into production systems, even though they could have easily been found during...
    • 25 Nov 2016

    Embracing Open Source: Acceptance testing with Silk4J and the Robot Framework

    The Robot Framework is a popular open source framework for acceptance testing and acceptance test-driven development. The framework utilizes the keyword-driven testing approach. Since the keywords are implemented in Java, you can easily integrate the...
    • 13 Oct 2016

    Reliable locators in modern web apps - A case study with Silk Test and SAP Fiori

    SAP Fiori is a web-based SAP solution that runs in the browser and that is based entirely on HTML5. This application shows nicely how modern, responsive web apps can provide great user experience on desktop PCs, tablets, and mobile devices. However, the...