Archive for May, 2008

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Lily’s 1st Birthday

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Today is the little hellion’s birthday. I had my doubts that Lily would still be with us at this time, but I must say she has made marked improvements in behavior over the past 2 months. It could be that we have started treating her more like a tiny dog than a hyperactive feral, but […]

Indiana Jones and the Demand for My Money Back

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

If you couldn’t tell from the title of this post, I was a little less than pleased with my time spent with the latest, and hopefully last, installment of the “Indiana Jones” franchise. I knew going in that I should keep my expectations low, because let’s face it — George Lucas hasn’t had a great […]

Accessing Methods of ActiveX Objects

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

I have been using QuickTest Pro for several years now and have just discovered a simple, but highly useful, feature. In dealing with ActiveX controls, there are many times when the ActiveX add-in for QTP just doesn’t full recognize an application object. Using the ObjectSpy, you can select the object in question and see all […]

Make a Color Image Look Like a Sketch in Photoshop

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

How to Make a Color Image Look Like a Sketch in Photoshop from wikiHow – The How to Manual That You Can Edit A sketch is a free hand drawing. In Adobe Photoshop, you can add a sketch effect to any color image or photograph and give it an artistic feel, or perhaps trick your […]

I love funny t-shirts

Friday, May 16th, 2008

The internet is full of crazy t-shirt designs. Geoffrey alerted me to a new t-shirt site called Disinformation T-shirts. This site has just recently opened. They appear to be a promising groups of folks. Especially if they can make me question if I can really trust my t-shirts anymore. Hmm… This one is probably my […]

Description Objects

Friday, May 9th, 2008

When creating reusable actions in QuickTest Pro, there are times you may come across the need to dynamically access an object within your application that may or may not exist within your Object Repository. One approach to handling this opportunity is through the use of Description Objects. I could spend a lot of time attempting […]

I’m a Marvel… and I’m a DC

Friday, May 9th, 2008

This is from A great parody of the Pc/Mac Apple commericals starring Iron Man and Batman. The video is embedded after the jump.

QuickTest Pro – List of mic* Keywords

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Here is a list of mic* keywords that can be used in QuickTest Pro. I do not have documentation for each of the keywords. I have posted these has a quick reference guide for myself, and others. These codes will be useful when entering text into textboxes, manipulating datagrids, selecting items for comboboxes and listboxes. […]

[WBS] – Bosco and The Ladybug of Loose Change

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

This Siting displays Bosco has he discovers the Ladybug of Loose Change in Baby Pate’s room.

QuickTest Pro 9.5 Object Recognition Issue

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

The other day I was diligently creating reusable actions for later use and writing code like nobody’s business. I have had my object repository set up for weeks and haven’t had any issues with it. I have recently upgraded to QTP 9.5 with updated Add-ins for Visual Basic, Web, and .NET. The application I have […]

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