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Keysave/Keyuse

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000062652D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Green, CJ Ledoux, JD Miller, CA Paez, T Springfield, MA Thorson, DC [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a technique for developing tests of application software by selectively recording keystrokes of an application test developed for playback as an automated test tool. The software utilized is called Keysave/Keyuse. This technique is enhanced by the system described in the following article. The Keysave/Keyuse utility consists of the following functional pieces: SAVE The software that saves keystroke information used to test an application, while the application is being run. USE The software that plays back SAVEd keystroke information to test an application while the application is being developed.