You can also use a suite to implement a test instead of a test script. A suite is a
container that lets you design a larger set of test cases and implementations that you
want to run. A suite can have parameters such as order, dependencies, iterations,
random operations, and so on.
The activity of executing your tests involves running the test implementations to
ensure that the system functions correctly. In TestManager, you can run any of the
An individual test script
One or more test cases
A suite, which runs any combination of test cases and test scripts across one or
more computers and virtual testers.
Type of Test Script
A functional test script written in SQABasic, a Rational proprietary
Basic-like scripting language.
A set of testing instructions to be run by a human tester.
A performance test script written in VU, a Rational proprietary C-like
A performance test script written in VB.
When you record a session in Robot, you generate VU or VB
(Visual Basic) test scripts from the recorded session, depending on a
recording option that you select in Robot.
XDE Tester GUI
A functional test script written in the Java language.
A file (for example, an .exe file, a .bat file, or a UNIX shell script)
including arguments and an initial directory that can be executed
from the command line.
A test script written in the Java language.