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WinAPI: Callback function in VBScript
Anyone ever try a WinAPI callback function call in VBScript? Here's the deal: I am trying to write a procedure that will open an internet explorer browser, and return the browser's Widows handle. I can use the EnumWindows API call to do it, and I can write something in VB6 that does this very well. However, I need to write this so that it is portable without dealing with DLL hell issues. Also, QTP needs to be able use it. I am going to see if I can get this to work, but thought someone might've tried ......

Posted On Thursday, April 27, 2006 11:38 AM

Coming to a CodeCamp near you!
Looks like I will be doing a couple of sessions at the Greenville Code Camp otherwise known as SC CodeCamp 2.0. I did one in Chasn, SC last year and let me tell you, they are great way to see code, code, code. If you like code, you'd like the camp. It's not discuss camp, it's code camp. As a result, there is lots of it. At present, I will be doing a version of my presentation from CodeCamp 1.0 on nUnit, updated for the changes in VS2005 and one on .NETCF game development. The last one there is totally ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 18, 2006 2:23 PM

QTP: "Never be on the bleeding edge"
This is a quote from someone at Mercury, and no, I won't give their name. This person was referring to the upgrade process with Mercury products. His fervent belief is that upgrading for the sake of being the first is a dangerous proposition with Merc stuff. I've read too many posts about compatibility issues with existing scripts written in 8.2 when migrated to 9.0. Something on an 18% magnitude. Yes, like 1/5th of the tests that used to run properly now present errors not related to the AUT, which ......

Posted On Wednesday, April 12, 2006 4:38 AM

QTP: GetROProperty vs. Page.Object
I strongly dislike waiting. This applies at the drugstore, the DMV, or any other place. I patiently accept that this happens, however, since life is just like that. I do try to avoid it whenever reasonably possible, especially at work. Which explains why I try to never use a Wait() statement in QTP. Wait seems like a cop-out; rather than attempt to find that one property that indicates the state of my application, I’ll put pick a time and hope for the best. My linear-thinking, anal-retentive mind ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 4, 2006 4:58 AM

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