This 3 day course will provide a thorough introduction to the programming language IDEAScript – an intrinsic part of IDEA. You will learn how to create and edit scripts, insert standard dialog and message boxes, handle arrays, design personalised dialog boxes and identify files in a directory.
The course is recognised by the CPD Institute and has a value of 21 hours.
In order to get the most value from this course you should already be familiar with standard IDEA functionality, as per our CIDA foundation level course. Some prior exposure to programming, scripting, or VBA would also be beneficial.
The emphasis is on practical exercises, based on real-world examples, to give hands-on experience of writing and debugging scripts.
IDEA Functionality Covered
Concentrating on matters directly related to scripting and automation, this course will cover how to use IDEAScript, the syntax (which is very similar to Visual Basic Script), and an insight into the underlying IDEA objects.
If you have no real programming experience, you might consider first attending our 1 day Introduction to Automation and Continuous Testing which introduces you to automation methodology, IDEA Visual Script and basic IDEAScript macros.