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Consultant at a consultancy with 501-1,000 employees
Feb 09 2017

What do you think of Silk Test?

I have known Borland as a company for a long time yet in the past 10 years have not really worked with any of their tools. A short summary of how they see themselves: With Silk Test, there’s no need to understand coding so even non-technical people like your business analysts can build tests and get fully involved. This 13.5 release also breaks new ground by working with all the latest browsers, so a single script is all you need. Well, there are some issues with that statement of course, cause a single script is always doomed to fail in the most horrid ways imaginable, but still, SilkTest is a nice tool to work with. The good The reason for looking at SilkTest was because I would like to have a tool now which is future proof for the organisation.…
Technical Test Analyst at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 13 2016

What is most valuable?

The web browser testing is very useful for applications with lots of Java script and application using Google on-line tool kit. Also, user based licence arrangements are best to suit organisation with budgeting constraints.

How has it helped my organization?

Not many performance Testing tool provides end to end response times for scripts running on the page, this tool is capable of providing end to end real time browser response times.

What needs improvement?

The browser based testing needs to be improved.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

You pay per day for a licence based on the number of users.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We switched as not many tools allow browser based testing as Borland SilkTest does.

What is Silk Test?

SilkTest is robust and portable test automation for web, native, and enterprise software applications. Silk Test's portability enables users to test applications more effectively with lower complexity and cost in comparison to other functional testing tools on the market. Silk Test's role based testing enables business stakeholders, QA engineers, and developers to contribute to the whole automation testing process, which drives collaboration and increases the effectiveness of software testing.
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Segue, SilkTest, Micro Focus Silk Test
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Krung Thai Computer Services, Quality Kiosk, Mªller, AVG Technologies
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