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SilkTest 13.5 Supports Windows8, VS2012, IE10

Written by  Ritu Saxena | 28 November 2012
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silktest.pngSilkTest the complete web and app test automation solution from Borland has released version 13.5. The major highlights of the release are the support for testing of Windows 8 Apps and enhanced support for Web 2.0 testing capabilities with support for latest version of Chrome including version 19, 20 and 21, Firefox including version 12,13 and 14 and IE 10. Improvements in the UI makes Silk Test easier to use in comparison to the previous releases.

With the latest release there have been enhancements to the SilkTest Work Bench including support for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and integration with SAP eCATT to provide SAP users with full testing support. Silk4Net now supports Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 with further enhancements in the TrueLog Explorer, Recording Custom Controls and UI features. Custom controls have been improved for Silk4J and Silk Test Classic. Additional technology updates with Silk Test v13.5 include support for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5, Java 7 and Flex 4.6

Silk Test supports UI testing for a wide variety of controls on UI platforms such as Win32, Web, Java, and .Net as well as terminal based applications, SAP and more. The benefits that the users get with SilkTest is that it is one tool that proves helpful for all the people involved with a particular project, from the Business Analyst, the Tester, to the Developer.

It provides facilities for test automation using the wizard which requires no coding at all beneficial for Analysts, Code re-usability features useful for Testers and at the same time Silk Test provides support for Java, C#, VB.NET and Silk Test’s proprietary 4Test language for test creation giving developers the flexibility to choose between Eclipse and .Net IDE. Extensive debugging support, cross browser testing clubbed with Silk Central integration support for complete test management make Silk Test even more beneficial for the end users.

It seems all the tools suppliers are gearing up for Windows 8 support, Telerik TestStudio was probably the first functional testing tool to announce the support for Windows8 and VS 2012 and IE10 . eggPlant too with the release of V12 of the tool has added support for Windows 8 Test automation. Not only with the functional testing tools, Windows 8 wave is catching up with all the tool domains from app development to security and  more.

New and existing members can avail Silk Test 13.5 at the price of Silk Test 13 for a limited period of time. So what are you waiting for? Upgrade now and reap the benefit.

Ritu Saxena

Ritu Saxena

Ritu is the technical brain behind the website and comes from a strong development background across Web and Mobile platforms. She is our senior editor primarily responsible for Product Reviews and in future will be leading Start-Ups, Mobile and Quality areas.

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