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.

  1. 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.

5 Next Up

You now learned how to install the ATS tools. The next how-to is How to Configure a Selenium Hub. You find an overview of all the how-tos and the structure on the ATS 2 How-to’s page. We advise you to follow the predefined structure.