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  • Squish 5.1.1 Maintenance Release

    16 Jul 2014 A maintenance release of Squish GUI Tester is available. 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 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 squish@froglogic.com 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

  • Squish tip of the week: How to Optimize your Smoke Test Suite

    4 Jun 2014 Large or growing automated GUI test suite? Need to pin-point key tests for smoke testing? With each sprint, well-suited smoke tests can go a long way to ensure critical application areas are tested. What if you could generate a report by simply executing your entire test suite, which revealed an optimal execution order for your […] more

  • Squish tip of the week: How to run Squish tests from Bamboo

    28 May 2014 Did you know that you can execute Squish tests as part of your Bamboo build process? Using the Squish Bamboo Plugin you can: Execute Squish tests from a Bamboo Job Run Squish tests against local and remote agents Review Squish results as part of your build results Monitor new, existing and fixed Squish test failures […] more

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