• Squish tip of the week: Create tests against a remote environment

    30 Jul 2014 Your batch runs, or scheduled automated test executions can run remotely without question. But did you know you can also develop and manage tests remotely? With the Squish Server running on the remote environment, the Squish IDE can create and execute tests remotely (you still need the ability to control the remote AUT, via remote […] more

  • Squish tip of the week: Building a script toolbox

    23 Jul 2014 A different twist on the tip this week. We want to hear from you! What are your most value added ‘toolbox’ scripts? Implementing an automated test framework with re-usability in mind saves time down the road, especially when it comes to script maintenance. Each application should have a toolbox of re-usable scripts. I’ll get the […] more

  • Squish tip of the week: How to work with an already running application

    16 Jul 2014 Question: Is it possible for Squish to hook into (interact with) an application that was started manually? Answer: Absolutely! Here’s how Start the application using start*aut instead of starting it directly: Register the AUT as an Attachable AUT Going Forward Using start*aut you can playback or interact with a running application using Squish, because the […] more

  • Squish 5.1.1 Maintenance Release

    16 Jul 2014 A maintenance release of Squish GUI Tester is available. more

  • Squish tip of the week: Handle unexpected events

    2 Jul 2014 Did you know that Squish can monitor for various events and dialogs? The events can be handled, allowing scripts to continue where they left off. For example, in a Windows application you may install an event handler to react to unexpected open message boxes using MessageBoxOpened. The example below demonstrates logging the handled event and […] more

  • Squish tip of the week: Alter test scenario workflow to increase test effectiveness

    25 Jun 2014 Many times tests are implemented using a single approach to validate a desired result. Do users use the application the same way? Changes are high they don’t. Consider enhancing your automated testing to incorporate altering workflows to validate the same end result. Challenge: Come up with (minimum) 3 ways a test can confirm the same […] more

  • Squish Coco Webinar Questions & Answers

    24 Jun 2014 Thank you to those who were able to attend the Squish Coco webinar today. Please find a summary of some of the questions (and answers) from the webinar below. Email additional questions to Question: Is the Microsoft Visual Studio AddIn working with VisualStudio 2013? Yes, Squish Coco’s Microsoft Visual Studio Add-In supports Visual Studio […] more

  • Squish Coco 3.0.2 Update

    20 Jun 2014 Second update release for Squish Coco 3.0. more

  • Squish tip of the week: Use environment variables in your scripts

    18 Jun 2014 Did you know Squish Test Scripts have access to Environment Variables? Environment variables can contain platform-specific information of value to your test scripts. In Python for example, os.environ["< env_var_name >"] returns a string value of the given environment variable. Each scripting language has its own variation. Example getting PATH Environment Variable Related articles using Environment […] more

  • Squish tip of the week: Timesavers for testing Multi-lingual Qt Applications

    11 Jun 2014 Did you know you can test your Qt application across languages without creating localized scripts for each language? As with many things in Squish, implementation options exist. You and your team can decide which approach works best for you. Avoiding ‘translatable’ object properties to identify objects Auto-translate objects using SQUISH_TRANSLATION_AWARE_LOOKUP Programmatically translate objects using Qt’s […] more

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