Silk Central supports the following test types out-of-the-box:
Manual Tests Manual tests are step-by-step instructions for testers. Silk Central provides a UI to efficiently execute manual tests, including the option to record videos and capture screen images during
test execution. If desired, manual tests can later be converted to automated tests.
Keyword-Driven Tests Keyword-driven testing is a software testing methodology that uses keywords to symbolize a functionality to be tested. Keyword-driven
testing can be used to create a test automation framework.
Business Process Tests Describes how you can address the challenges of validating end-to-end business transactions.
Unified Functional Testing (UFT) Tests Unified Functional Testing (UFT) software, formerly known as HP QuickTest Professional (QTP), provides functional and regression test automation for software
applications and environments.
JUnit Tests JUnit is a unit testing framework for the Java programming language. Use this test type for JUnit, Silk4J, and Selenium tests.
MSTest Tests MSTest is a command line utility from Microsoft that executes unit tests created in Visual Studio. Use this test type for MSTest and Silk4NET tests.
NUnit Tests NUnit is a unit testing framework for the Microsoft .NET programming language.
Silk Performer Tests Silk Performer projects can be integrated into Silk Central tests and directly executed through Silk Central. This allows for powerful test-result analysis and reporting. It also enables unattended testing, which means tests are run
automatically by Silk Central based on pre-configured schedules.
Silk Test Classic Tests Silk Central’s Silk Test Classic interface offers a reliable means of automating Silk Test Classic users. Each test case of a Silk Test Classic script executes within its own test execution and produces its own results.
Silk Test Workbench Tests Silk Test Workbench is an automated testing tool that accelerates the functional testing of complex applications. Silk Test Workbench provides support for testing applications developed in a wide variety of development tools including Java, .NET, browser-based
web applications, and COM components, including both ActiveX controls and automation objects.
Silk TestPartner Tests TestPartner is a Micro Focus product that tests Web- and Microsoft Windows-based applications that use Microsoft technologies.