R1 2012

April 11, 2012

R1 2012 (version 2012.1.411)

Load Testing
  • Added new test type to Test Studio so that users can perform load and stress testing
http://www.telerik.com/automated-testing-tools/support/documentation/user-guide/load-testing.aspx

Bug Tracking
  • Ability to configure and submit bugs to TFS and TeamPulse. The options to submit bug for failed test include:
    * Test Explorer context menu
    * Step Failure Details
    * Results View
    * Visual Debugger
    * Auto-submit during execution (Test Lists)
http://www.telerik.com/automated-testing-tools/support/documentation/user-guide/extensions/bug-tracking/configuration.aspx
http://www.telerik.com/automated-testing-tools/support/documentation/user-guide/extensions/bug-tracking/submit-a-bug.aspx

Exploratory Testing
  • Explore during browsing (IE, FF, Chrome and Safari) and send your feedback. Supports:
    * Image capturing with annotations
    * Integration with bug tracking
    * Send the feedback via email, MS Word document or HTML file.
http://www.telerik.com/automated-testing-tools/support/documentation/user-guide/exploratory-testing.aspx
http://www.telerik.com/automated-testing-tools/support/documentation/user-guide/exploratory-testing/provide-feedback.aspx

Quality Center Integration
  • Ability to publish tests and results to QC
http://www.telerik.com/automated-testing-tools/support/documentation/user-guide/extensions/quality-center/connectivity-instructions.aspx

Encrypted Passwords
  • Added "Encrypt" property for Password EnterText step. Once encrypted the password cannot be decrypted anymore unless the step is recorded again.
http://www.telerik.com/automated-testing-tools/support/documentation/user-guide/code-samples/general/encrypted-passwords.aspx

Test Explorer - CreateTestAsStep, Drill-down to test as step
http://www.telerik.com/automated-testing-tools/support/documentation/user-guide/add-custom-step/test-as-step/create-test-as-step.aspx

Dynamic IDs handled during execution
BackupSearch (by XPath) is used during execution if the primary search (find expressions) fails. Enabled by default, controlled by the UseBackupSearch step property
http://www.telerik.com/automated-testing-tools/support/documentation/user-guide/knowledge-base/test-automation/dynamically-generated-id-attributes.aspx

AjaxTimeout on HTML actions
  • Added AjaxTimeout property for HTML actions to trigger the async requests for MS or jQuery AJAX
http://www.telerik.com/automated-testing-tools/support/documentation/user-guide/code-samples/html/ajax-postback.aspx

Breaking Changes:
  • Firefox execution requires enabling the system proxy
http://www.telerik.com/automated-testing-tools/support/documentation/user-guide/configure-your-browser/firefox.aspx
  • Firefox 3.X is no longer supported