HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT) software, formerly known as HP QuickTest Professional (QTP). It is most famous automation tool to automate UI and API /Web service testing. This Tool automate the manual Regression Test packs and APIs / Web services of an application. It reduces the manual interventions and save cost, time and give consistent results.
UFT/QTP is an HP product and has good integration with HP quality center which makes UFT as complete automation solution for software testing.
HP Unified Functional Testing supports keyword and scripting approaches to automate the User interfaces and features.
It uses the Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript) scripting language to specify a test procedure, and to manipulate the objects and controls of the application under test.
HP Unified Functional Testing was originally Developed by Mercury Interactive and called QuickTest Professional.Mercury Interactive was subsequently acquired by Hewlett Packard(HP) in 2006. HP Unified Functional Testing 11.5 combined HP QuickTest Professional and HP Service Test into a single software package, which is currently available from the HP Software Division. The integrated HP Unified Functional Testing software allows developers to test from a single console all three layers of a program’s operations: the interface, the service layer and the database layer.