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  • Meet froglogic, the Vendor of the Squish GUI Tester and Squish Coco, at This Year’s STAR EAST

    By on April 17, 2019

    froglogic, the makers of the automated GUI Testing Tool Squish and Code Coverage Analysis Tool Coco, will exhibit at this year’s STAR EAST conference in Orlando, Florida, this May 1st – 2nd.  Wondering if Squish or Coco is the right match for your needs? Check out some of the...

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  • Integrating Java Code Coverage Tools With Squish Tests

    By on April 16, 2019

    In test-driven development, a common challenge is to decide which tests to write and how many are necessary. Ideally, one would have as many tests as there are possible deviations in a program’s behavior. This is often very hard to achieve though, so it is necessary to determine how...

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  • Video: Creating Reusable Test Functions Through Shared Script Libraries

    By on April 10, 2019

    Learn how to create test script modules or test frameworks to make your GUI tests maintainable. Squish supports you in doing this through the concept of Shared Scripts and Global Scripts. While Shared Scripts group together test code within a Test Case or Test Suite, Global Scripts can be...

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  • Demo: API Testing Using Squish

    By on April 9, 2019

    Testing is an important part of the development of a software, the idea being that the more thorough the tests, the higher the chances are of discovering code defects or bugs. While Squish focuses on GUI testing, it can also be used for other kinds of testing, including what...

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  • Explore Squish’s Object- and Image-based Recognition Capabilities in This Month’s Article from Test Magazine

    By on April 3, 2019

    The article linked below explores Squish’s unique capabilities for Object-based and Image-based recognition, showing you when one is the preferred method or when combining both in a single test case is most suitable for creating robust tests with long-term stability.

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  • Video: Analyzing Dependencies with Dependency Walker

    By on April 3, 2019

    Learn how to analyze dependencies of your application to find a matching Squish for Qt package that is binary-compatible with your application under test. Dependency Walker is a free tool that can help find out which libraries and library versions your application depends on, like the Qt libraries. In...

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  • Bulk Verifications of Similar Objects

    By on April 2, 2019

    Squish offers a number of verification points, or VPs: object property verification, screenshot verification, table verification or visual verification. We can create verification points during the initial recording of a test case or while recording a snippet. When doing so we need to select an object that we want...

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  • Does Your Car Have an In-Vehicle Navigation System? Then It May Have Been Tested Using Squish

    By on March 28, 2019

    TeleNav is a leading provider of connected car and location-based platform services, focused on transforming life on the go for people — before, during, and after every drive.  Leveraging their location platform, global brands such as GM, Toyota and AT&T deliver custom connected car and mobile experiences.  Additionally, advertisers...

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  • Video: Object Recognition Through Wildcard Matching

    By on March 27, 2019

    In this week’s video, we’ll show you how to optimize lookups of objects with changing properties through Wildcard Matching. You’ll learn to set placeholders easily for variable parts of object properties to avoid duplicated Object Map entries. Wildcard Matching Squish Documentation: https://doc.froglogic.com/squish/late… Introduction to the Script-based Object Map: https://doc.froglogic.com/squish/late…...

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  • New to 6.5: Simplified Batch Execution of Local Tests

    By on March 26, 2019

    The upcoming Squish 6.5 release introduces a small but helpful improvement for automated execution of local tests. It will allow execution of Squish test suites on the same machine using only a single command line invocation. An earlier article about Synchronized Batch Execution shows what is currently needed for...

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  • Video: Data-Driven GUI Testing

    By on March 20, 2019

    This week’s video teaches you how to run your tests with a high number of input data sets. Not sure how to modify your script to read in your data? No problem. The Squish IDE will refactor your code for you. Check out the video:

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  • froglogic, Positioned in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation, is Included in a Gartner Critical Capabilities*** Analysis

    By on March 20, 2019

    According to Gartner, “As an essential companion to the Gartner Magic Quadrant, the Critical Capabilities methodology provides deeper insight into providers’ product and service offerings by extending the Magic Quadrant analysis. Use this research to further investigate product and service ratings based on key capabilities set to important, differentiating...

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  • To Instrument Or Not To Instrument, That Is One of The Questions: Handling File Includes In Coco

    By on March 19, 2019

    Instrumenting only the relevant things saves time and resources. Here is a little intro which should help you to select the files you want to instrument. Backlisting and Whitelisting Before diving into the topic, there is one important question to ask yourself: Are there more files that you want...

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  • Video: Fixing Object Lookup Errors On-the-Fly

    By on March 15, 2019

    Our latest video, ‘Fixing Object Lookup Errors On-the-Fly,’ is a short tutorial showing you how to use #Squish‘s Pick Tool to update #ObjectMap entries automatically at runtime. This video was based on a previous Tip of the Week. Watch here:

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  • Code Coverage for VxWorks Applications

    By on March 12, 2019

    VxWorks is an embedded operating system provided by Wind River and is widely used for building safety systems. The development environment is based on Eclipse and uses a GCC compiler. This article will present how to integrate Squish Coco with VxWorks. It is based on a video embedded into...

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  • Video: Screenshot Verification Point Creation and Masking

    By on March 7, 2019

    This week’s video from froglogic shows you how to verify the visual appearance of your application through screenshot verifications in Squish. We’ll go through tweaking the comparison through image masks and algorithms that include tolerance values. Read more about our test verification options here. More info about advanced visual verification...

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  • Retrieving Code Coverage from ARM Cortex-M Microcontrollers

    By on March 5, 2019

    How to retrieve code coverage data from ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers using GDB.

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  • Embedded World 2019

    By on March 1, 2019

    After three days filled with test automation, we finish this year’s Embedded World conference going in a positive direction for automated testing. Each year, more people become aware of the need to automate their testing efforts, wanting to integrate GUI testing into their development processes. At this year’s conference,...

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  • froglogic, the Leaders in Test Automation & Code Coverage for the Embedded Market, Will Present at Embedded World 2019

    By on February 20, 2019

    froglogic, the makers of the automated GUI Testing Tool Squish and Code Coverage Analysis Tool Coco, will exhibit at the Embedded World 2019 in Nuremburg, Germany, this February 26th – 28th. froglogic, an early anticipator for the need for GUI test automation and code coverage tooling for the rapidly transforming embedded markets, has...

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  • Collecting and Analyzing Execution Times of Squish Tests Written in Python

    By on February 19, 2019

    In the lifecycle of your Squish tests, there may be situations where you wonder why your test is taking more time than you would expect. You might also wonder why a well-running suite of tests is taking a significantly higher amount of time when running on a new version...

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