Install the ATS Helper and the ATS Recorder

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1 Introduction

ATS provides two different tools to help build test scripts: the ATS Helper and ATS Recorder. The ATS Helper identifies the mx-name of widgets on the application under test (AUT). The recorder is a function/plugin within ATS that records your manual test steps in the AUT and automatically selects the correct action for each step.

This how-to will teach you how to do the following:

2 Prerequisites

Before starting this how-to, make sure you have the following prerequisites in place:

  • ATS
  • Mendix app
  • Google Chrome Browser

3 Installing the ATS Helper

To install the ATS Helper, follow these steps:

  1. Open ATS and click the information icon in the top-right corner of the screen:

    This opens the ATS Information dialog box:

  2. Drag the ATS Helper to your bookmark bar to link it there:

To use the ATS Helper, select the bookmark, press Ctrl, and hover over a widget. The ATS Helper will show the information of that widget.

See How to Create a Test Case for more information on how to use the ATS Helper.

4 Installing the ATS Recorder

To install the ATS Recorder, follow these steps:

  1. Open ATS and click the information icon in the top-right corner of the screen:

    This opens the ATS Information dialog box:

  2. Click the ATS Recorder (Chrome Web Store) link to go to the Chrome Web Store.

  3. Click ADD TO CHROME to add the ATS Recorder extension:

See How to Create a Test Case for more information on how to use the ATS Helper.