PowerBuilder Testing Support

AscentialTest provides testing support for PowerBuilder applications from PB v6.x right up to the most current version of Appeon PowerBuilder.

The Datawindow is recognized regardless of its presentation style: Form, Grid, Group, Tabular. The image below displays a Datawindow in the form of what we call a PbTable. It has rows and columns that can contain any number of control types (checkbox, popuplist, textfield, etc.).

PowerBuilder Table Support:

AscentialTest provides a special feature called a ‘selector’, which makes it easy to locate a row in a table based on a target value. In the example below, the selector has located the third row in the table because it contains the test value ‘Table Management’:


PowerBuilder Table Selector

PowerBuilder Form Support:

AscentialTest also recognizes the Datawindow in the form of what we call ‘PbForm’. Notice that the PbForm displayed below contains many different types of application objects including PbText, PbTextField, PbRadioGroup and PbCheckBox. These are only some of the control types that can be included on a form.


PowerBuilder Form Support


Other control types include:

    GreenCheck PbCheckBox
    GreenCheck PbComboList
    GreenCheck PbComboTable
    GreenCheck PbCompute
    GreenCheck PbDataWindow
    GreenCheck PbPopupList
    GreenCheck PbPopupTable
    GreenCheck PbRadioGroup
    GreenCheck PbText
    GreenCheck PbTextField


PowerBuilder Toolbar Support:

Most PowerBuilder applications include tool bars with icons that represent application tasks. AscentialTest provides special recognition for those tool bar icons to make it easy to select them:

PowerBuilder Toolbar Support



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