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Honored Contributor.. Molina4321 Honored Contributor..
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Why did HP decided to call it "Functional Testing/QTP" under Products?

Just wondering why under the Products link, HP decided to call it "Functional Testing/QTP" instead of "Unified Functional Testing/UFT (formerly QTP)" or something similar?

 

Some people in our organization are confused.  No matter how many times I explain that QTP is now called UFT, they tell me I am wrong and that the product name is "FT" not "UFT".  They think that UFT (from the word Unified) means that you have both the Functional Test or GUI Test and the API Test modules.  I tell them "That is correct.  But the API Test won't be usable if you don't pay for it (requires different license).".  :<  (not easy to argue with the boss)   :<

 

If you know of a link clearly explaining the renaming of QTP to UFT, please let me know.

 

Thanks.

Gilbert

 

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Absent Member.. Trudy Claspill Absent Member..
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Re: Why did HP decided to call it "Functional Testing/QTP" under Products?

I would guess that the forum is named "Functional Testing/QTP" because at the same level they have a separate forum called "Service Test".

There used to be 2 products; QTP and Service Test. These were separately installed products, and could be separately licensed.

As of UFT 11.5, the products are bundled as a single installable product. I think, but I'm not positive, that with that version they also started selling just "UFT" licenses, enabling both functional and API testing features. I don't know that for sure, though. I know the "Unified Functional Testing version 1.0" concurrent user licenses work for us to run functional or API tests using QTP 11.0, Service Test 11.x, UFT 11.5x, and UFT 12.

As long as HP supports the older, separate products, I would anticipate that they might have two separate forums. Maybe someday they'll create one UFT forum and bring both the current QTP and Service Test forums under it.
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Honored Contributor.. Molina4321 Honored Contributor..
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Re: Why did HP decided to call it "Functional Testing/QTP" under Products?

Hi Trudy,

This is the forum for both QTP and UFT. And since Service Test or API Test is included in UFT, I think this is it (already created).

I was talking about the list of Products. There is an item listed as "Functional Testing/QTP" so some people think that new name for QTP is now "FT" for "Functional Testing" instead of "UFT".
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Absent Member.. vzamoraz Absent Member..
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Re: Why did HP decided to call it "Functional Testing/QTP" under Products?

Hello Gilbert,

 

FT was the name of the group for functional testing applications, QTP was part of this group.

Now that QTP and Service Test are installed together sharing the framework then they decide to use the name Unified, indicating that QTP and service Test (from FT group) are now in 1 package.

 

Regards.

 

 

HP support

 

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