4Test is an object-oriented fourth-generation language (4GL) designed specifically with the needs of the QA professional in mind. The powerful features of 4Test are organized into the following three basic kinds of functionality:
Before you begin creating and running test scripts, you create a repository of information about your application to be used by Silk Test Classic. This repository includes descriptions of the GUI objects that comprise your application. Based on the properties and methods Silk Test Classic associates with these objects, Silk Test Classic recognizes the actions performed on these objects and records them in your test script using the 4Test language.