Silk Test Workbench Script Tutorial

Welcome to the Silk Test Workbench Script tutorial. In this tutorial, you will learn the basic steps required to create a script, play back the script, and then analyze the results of the playback. Additionally, you will learn how to use a number of features that allow you to quickly update and enhance a recorded script.

This tutorial assumes some basic knowledge of Microsoft Visual Basic and the Microsoft .NET framework. If you are unfamiliar with the .NET framework, refer to the Microsoft web site for additional help.

This tutorial uses the Silk Test sample Web application,, to create a real world scenario in which you practice using Silk Test Workbench to create repeatable tests.
Note: The sample application used in this tutorial is designed and optimized to run on Internet Explorer. To ensure a user experience consistent with the lessons in the tutorial, Micro Focus does not recommend running the tutorial sample application on one of the other supported browsers instead of Internet Explorer.
Note: Before you record or playback web applications, disable all browser add-ons that are installed in your system. To disable add-ons in Internet Explorer, click Tools > Internet Options, click the Programs tab, click Manage add-ons, select an add-on and then click Disable.

The lessons in this tutorial are designed to be completed in sequence as each lesson is based on the output of previous lessons.