Extend the Range and Reduce the Costs of Your SAP Testing Activities with eCATT

  • by Jonathan Maidstone, Product Manager, SAP
  • January 15, 2003
With SAP Web Application Server 6.20, the new extended Computer Aided Test Tool (eCATT) picks up where CATT leaves off. In addition to CATT's existing capabilities (the ability to record classic R/3 transactions, check and assign variables to fields, and create test cases), eCATT enables you to test controls-based and external transactions, use function modules with structured or tabular parameters in test scripts, write ABAP code directly in test scripts, and easily run an end-to-end test across your system landscape. This article introduces you to eCATT and details its most sought-after new function - the ability to test controls-based transactions.

Jonathan Maidstone

Jonathan Maidstone is a Product Manager within the SAP NetWeaver organization with overall responsibility for test tools. After graduating from the University of Bristol (UK) in 1996 with a degree in modern languages, he joined SAP as a translator for the ABAP Language and ABAP Workbench departments. His association with the eCATT team began in 2001, following a spell as a technical writer working on the SAP Control Framework and DCOM Connector projects.

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