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Announcing the release of UFT 14.52!

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The latest version of Micro Focus' #1 Functional and Regression Testing Tool is now available for all customers and partners.

Unified Functional Testing (UFT) 14.52 is chock-full of over 50 new features and enhancements, all designed to increase your test coverage and optimize test execution time. This blog gives a brief overview of UFT’s new capabilities. Additional blogs about our new features will be covered in upcoming blogs. Stay tuned!

Get in-depth information now by visiting “What’s New” in UFT 14.52 from UFT's Online Help Center.

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New features & add-ins

UFT continues to bring true omnichannel testing of technologies and apps to our customers. As such, this version of UFT enables you to:

  • Connect mobile devices directly to UFT with our new Mobile Add-in for Local Devices
  • Test interactive Adobe Acrobat Pro documents using the new PDF Add-in
  • Incorporate support for Salesforce Lightning with UFT’s latest Web 2.0 Add-in
  • Interact with IoT apps and objects that use the Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP)
  • Run tests installed on a remote Windows machine without manual intervention

New enhancements

In addition, UFT 14.52 includes numerous enhancements for Jenkins, web, mobile, reporting, and more.

Jenkins enhancements

  • Filter the tests in the test set you are running by instructing Jenkins to run only part of the test set
  • Pass test parameters directly from your Jenkins command
  • Configure your test result path to customize where you want the results to be saved
  • Viewtest results as HTML reports in your browser

Web & Mobile enhancements

  • Pass test parameters to your parallel test
  • Pass data tables to parameterize your parallel test runs
  • Make the report name customizable for parallel test runs
  • See timestamps that indicate when a parallel test run began
  • Define which propertyUFTuses to create the logical name
  • Leverage UFT’s support for Maximize, Minimize, and Restore methods
  • Use different versions of ChromeDriver when running tests on different Chromium-based apps or browser versions
  • Indicate which mobile device metrics to log for tests executed with StormRunner Functional (SRF)

Reporting enhancements

  • View a screenshot of the desktop when a test fails with general errors
  • Search reports once they open without waiting for indexing
  • See “Actual vs. Expected” details for checkpoints regardless of whether they pass or fail
  • Consume less memory (RAM) when opening HTML run results
  • Benefit from the new fonts and color schemes that make reports easier to read

Usability enhancements

  • Undo or redo multiple steps in UFT’s Test Combinations Generator (TCG)
  • Bypass the dependency on SAP GUI’s logon.inifile
  • Retrieve the value of a table cell from a row that has specific content in another cell for SAP table and grid objects
  • Jump from a function call in one library to the function's definition in another library
  • Treat property values in the description of Web or UI Automation test objects as regular expressions when writing a static programmatic description
  • Specify whether an environment variable file loaded by the AOM script gets saved with the test when the script saves the test
  • Change the path of an external action by specifying it as a local or ALM path

Newly supported technologies

UFT is hailed by industry analysts for its support of diverse technology stacks. As expected, this release includes an array of supported technologies, including:

Rich-client & Desktop

  • Java 11
  • Windows 10 version 1809
  • QT 5.12
  • FarPoint Spreadsheet 7.0

Business Apps (ERP/CRM)

  • Oracle EBS 12.2.8
  • SAP Fiori 1.60
  • SAP NWBC 6.5 patch 13
  • SiebelOpenUI 18

Web Apps & Browsers

  • Angular 7
  • Dojo 1.14
  • Microsoft Edge support for SAP Fiori 1.44, 1.52 (Recording and spying)
  • Microsoft Edge support for SAPUI5 1.44 (Recording and spying)
  • JxBrowser
  • Firefox 64, 65, 66 beta
  • Chrome 71, 72, 73 beta

Version Control & CI/CD Tools

  • Git 2.19
  • TortoiseSVN1.11.0
  • Bamboo Server 6.7

Learn more

Check out “What’s New” in UFT 14.52 to see the complete list of features and technologies, or browse the full UFT Product Availability Matrix from our Online Help Center.

Wrap up

While this blog covers a subset of our functionality, more details about this release and new UFT features will be covered in upcoming blogs.

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