Parsing Functions

Similar to the verification functions, parsing functions are used to parse content returned from a Web server and check if the values meet your testing criteria. Different from the verification functions, which basically check the occurrence of a specified input value, the parsing functions parse the content of a server response and return the parsed value in a BDL variable. Typically, you will use parsing functions for the following tasks:

Silk Performer offers two means to enhancing your test scripts with parsing functionality: