RE: Equivalent of Execute(vbScript) statement in Java

I have a framework in QTP where I navigate function wise by picking the function name from excel sheet. So the command that helps me in doing so is..

Execute “strResult = “&strFunctionName&”()”

Based on the strResult value i.e True or False, I decide whether the function has passed or failed.

What is the equivalent of this Execute or Eval command of vbscript in Java?

Add Comment
1 Answers

In Java we dont have a eval function. However we can do the same thing using class loaders.  I would suggest you read the driver script class here

a summary of what you want do do can be divided like this

1. Get all the methods from a class like this, assuming all the methods are implemented inside a class called ActionClass
Method method[] = ActionClass.getClass().getMethods();

2. Check the name of the methods in class against the names in excel

method[i].getName().equals(<Method name from excel>);

3. Put above check in if condition and you can execute the method like this

method[i].invoke(Arguments to the method)

Just try it out and let us know about the results.


Professor Answered on March 27, 2015.
Add Comment

Your Answer

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.