Author archive for Marcel Kummer

  • Documentation Screenshots: Using GUI Test Automation Tool Squish Creatively

    By on July 10, 2018

    Primarily, Squish is a tool to automate GUI tests. However, given the ability to automatically interact with an application, there is a whole lot more we can do with Squish. For example keeping documentation screenshots in the user’s manual up to date has proven to be an annoying and...

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  • How to automate GUI tests for macOS ‘.dmg’ installer images

    By on February 6, 2018

    If you have used Squish before, you probably already test your application thoroughly. However for a new user, there are a few steps to take until they even run the application in the first place: they need to install it. That procedure is part of the first impression you...

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  • Debugging Test Failures Using Your Favorite IDE

    By on August 22, 2017

    One goal of automated testing through Squish is to find bugs and regressions in your application. The cause for some test failures is easy to spot, other ones can be hard to debug. Squish already provides crash dumps when the AUT decides to give up, but in not-so-obvious cases...

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  • Verifying Custom Properties of a QObject in Squish

    By on March 23, 2017

    If you’re testing a Qt-based application with Squish, you probably know the problem: one of your classes has custom properties you would really like to verify, but you cannot seem to get hold of it from a test script. First the bad news: making it available requires changing your...

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