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Oracle Functional Testing Suite Advanced Pack for Oracle EBS Now Available

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There’s new news about automated testing of E-Business Suite using the Oracle Application Testing Suite, a.k.a, “OATS”.

E-Business Suite Development is pleased to announce the availability of the new Oracle Functional Testing Suite Advanced Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite. The new pack, available with the latest release of Oracle Application Testing Suite (12.4.0.2), provides pre-built test components and flows to automate the in-depth testing of Oracle E-Business Suite applications. Designed for use with the Oracle Application Testing Suite and its Oracle Flow Builder capability, these pre-built components and flows can help Oracle E-Business Suite customers to significantly reduce the time and effort needed to create and maintain automated test scripts.

The Oracle Functional Testing Suite Advanced Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite is available now for EBS 12.1.3, and availability for EBS 12.2 is planned.

OATS Flow Builder screenshot

Some Background on Automating Testing with Oracle Application Testing Suite and Oracle Flow Builder     

Testing complex packaged applications like Oracle E-Business Suite can be time-consuming and challenging for organizations, hampering their ability to upgrade to latest releases or apply latest patches. Oracle Application Testing Suite offers organizations a unique and powerful testing platform for Oracle E-Business Suite and other Oracle applications.

With the 12.3.0.1 release of Oracle Application Testing Suite, we introduced the Oracle Flow Builder testing framework and accompanying starter pack of pre-built test components and flows. The starter pack, which contains over 2000 components and 200 flows, provides broad coverage of commonly-used base functionality and is designed to jump-start the test automation effort.

Using Oracle Flow Builder, even non-technical testers can create working test scripts using the pre-built components that Oracle provides. Each component represents an atomic test operation such as “create an invoice batch” or “apply an invoice hold.” Testers can assemble the pre-built components into test flows, and combine test flows with spreadsheet data to drive the testing of multiple data conditions. The Oracle Flow Builder framework allows customers to add, modify and extend the pre-built components to address new functionality and customizations of the Oracle E-Business Suite.

Using Oracle Flow Builder’s component-based test generation framework instead of a traditional record/playback approach has allowed the EBS Quality Assurance team to reduce their test automation effort by 60%. E-Business Suite customers can significantly reduce their test automation effort using Oracle Application Testing Suite with Oracle Flow Builder and the pre-built test components and flows that Oracle provides.

Oracle Functional Testing Suite Advanced Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite Improves Test Coverage

With the Oracle Application Testing Suite 12.4.0.2 and the new Oracle Functional Testing Suite Advanced Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite, we are now delivering a significant number of additional test components and flows beyond those contained in the Oracle Flow Builder starter pack. These additional test components and flows provide 70-80% test coverage and enable the automation of detailed and complex test flows across the following Oracle E-Business Suite products:

  • Oracle Asset Lifecycle Management
  • Oracle Channel Revenue Management
  • Oracle Discrete Manufacturing
  • Oracle Incentive Compensation
  • Oracle Lease and Finance Management
  • Oracle Process Manufacturing
  • Oracle Procurement
  • Oracle Project Management
  • Oracle Property Manager
  • Oracle Service

Downloads

You can download the Oracle Functional Testing Suite Advanced Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite from the Oracle Technology Network.

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Comments ( 6 )
  • guest Saturday, August 16, 2014

    Very interested in this for 12.2. Any ideas when this will become available. Is it possible to be a beta test site for it.

    Thanks in advance.

    Phil


  • Mazen Arar Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Hi Phil,

    The support for 12.2.4 should be available once EBS 12.2.4 is released.

    Currently, there are no plans for beta test sites.

    Please let me know if that answers your question.

    Thanks


  • guest Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Hello,

    EBS 12.2.4 is now available. Does this mean that Flow-builder components and flows for EBS 12.2.x are also available.

    Thanks and regards,

    Rajib


  • Mazen Arar Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Hi Rajib,

    It is in the final stages before release, should be coming out soon. thanks.

    -Mazen


  • guest Friday, February 20, 2015

    Is this licensed just by user. So if you have 2 super users for your company, they just license it even if you have 100 EBS users. i don't see any processor or named user minimums on the price list. Thanks


  • Steven Chan Friday, February 20, 2015

    Hello, Guest,

    This blog is written by EBS Development staff. We don't have any insights into licensing-related questions. You can contact your Oracle account manager for help with licensing-related topics.

    Regards,

    Steven


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