HP LeanFT and HP UFT 12.5 Released

As I mentioned in my earlier post on HP LeanFT, HP has released much awaited HP LeanFT component in its HP Unified Functional Testing 12.5. In this article, we will see what are the new features introduced in HP UFT.

HP LeanFT and HP UFT 12.5


HP UFT 12.5 Features


I have written a brief post about HP LeanFT already, you can check here. Above snapshot shows how to setup the HP LeanFT feature while installing HP UFT 12.5. In the Custom Setup option, select LeanFT and then select Entire feature will be installed on local hard drive option as shown above.

Using LeanFT you can write automation scripts using the developers IDE like Eclipse, Visual Studio and the languages such as C#, Java etc.

Cross Browser Testing

UFT now support uniform cross browser testing; notable feature is object identification across browsers. Now tester can set browser type as test or parameter for record/run session. HP UFT supports Mozilla Firefox continuously using Functional Testing Agent for Firefox.

Mobile Testing Enhancements

Mobile add-in now supports object identification in mobile applications. You can highlight the objects in the mobile using the Spy and it supports record and run a single test on multiple applications on the same device.

New technology support

Following are the new technologies which UFT supports

  • Updated support for the latest versions of Firefox and Chrome
  • Embedded controls in FlexTreeView objects
  • Support for SAP Fiori
  • Support for SAP WebDynpro Java (WDJ)
  • Support for SAPUI5 applications on Chrome
  • Siebel high interactivity
  • Siebel high interactivity
  • Flex 3.6 and 4.1.0
  • SAPGUI 7.4
  • Delphi XE7
  • TE HostExplorer14 (64-bit)
  • PowerBuilder 12.6
  • Oracle 12.2.4
  • VMware ESXi 5.5
  • ASP .NET AJAX 4.1.5
  • Ext-JS 4.2.2 and 4.2.3
  • Google Web Toolkit (GWT) 2.7


UFT now has new look and feel and it is possible to add a function library as a solution item. The results can be viewed in any browser and it is shareable.

HP UFT 12.5
HP UFT 12.5

New AutoPass License Server

UFT 12.5 now has a new license server which will retrieve the licenses from HP SSO site.

There are other notable features has been added to UFT 12.5 such as BPT testing capabilities, GIT integration, and Runtime engine.

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