November 18, 2012

How to Record and Playback in QTP

This video tutorial explains how to record and playback in QTP using Flight Application.

Following video discusses about below stuffs:

1. How to launch Flight application from QTP

2. How to record actions in QTP

3. How to playback in QTP

4. How to see / check the results in QTP

Advantages of Record and Playback

i. It is very easy to record and playback.

ii. It helps us to deliver the test script quickly.

iii. Script generate instantly

But there are more disadvantages of record and playback approach.

Disadvantages of Record and Playback

i. No re-usability of test scripts

ii. Data are hard coded in the test scripts

iii. Maintenance is nightmare

iv. Commenting is mandatory and necessary in test scripts.

v. More Lines of code gets generated

vi. It will not yield results on time.

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About NaveenKumar Namachivayam

Hi there! is a passionate and experienced Performance Test Analyst based in Chicago, USA with skill sets in Manual Testing, Test Automation, Performance Testing, and Test Estimation. He loves to learn and experiment new trends and models in Software Testing. Please stop by at his personal blogs: Excel Blog, DealsBrook,, and Affiliate Insights blog and Software Testing Memes.

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