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  • Squish 6.1 Release with Visual Verification Points

    By on September 13, 2016

    About twelve months after the release of Squish 6.0, we are proud and excited to make available Squish 6.1 which delivers several new features including: * Visual Verification Points * Window and Screen API * QtWebEngine support * Improved Squish installer

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  • Squish tip of the week: Automating Multiple Applications with Multiple Squish Installations or Editions

    By on September 7, 2016

    Did you know that it is possible to use multiple Squish editions in a single test script? The following example describes the setup and workflow for such scenario utilizing Squish for Qt and Squish for Web. Install Squish for Qt. Install Squish for Web. Create a Squish for Qt...

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  • Squish tip of the week: Automation Setup on Windows

    By on August 24, 2016

    There are situations in which test scripts will hang and time out on Windows while executing. Most of this cases involve the lack of drawing/painting the application on the “screen”. The underlying problem is that if the GUI of the application cannot be rendered, its objects do not have...

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  • QtCon: Squish for Qt Training in Berlin

    By on August 23, 2016

    On September 1st, as part of the QtCon conference, our partner KDAB hosts a day of training. This training day allows you to gain knowledge in several Qt-related topics, including automated Qt GUI testing with Squish for Qt. froglogic‘s ISTQB-certified Senior Software Trainer Florian Turck will conduct the full-day...

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  • Bug Location with Squish Coco 3.4

    By on August 17, 2016

    Locating a software failure can be a tenuous and a time intensive operation due to the fact of the explosion of the source code size and their test suite. Also the complexity of some software imposes an organization in which the test team is separated from the development teams....

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  • Squish tip of the week: Automated Qt and QML GUI testing with Squish (Webinar)

    By on August 17, 2016

    View a full recording of the webinar* about automated Qt and QML GUI testing with Squish. During the Webinar, several questions were answered which can be found below the video. View more Webinars and Tutorials in our Video Library.

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  • Visual Testing of elements and controls with Visual Verification Points

    By on August 10, 2016

    What is Visual Testing? Visual testing is a testing activity that aims to verify the presentation properties of a GUI object under various conditions. Testing of GUI based systems and software consists of the validation of both the GUI visual layout and its functionality. Visual testing provides developers with...

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  • Squish tip of the week: How to setup a Jenkins slave to run Squish tests

    By on August 3, 2016

    Did you know that you can use Jenkins to run Squish tests? Jenkins, previously known as Hudson, is an open source tool for continuous integration* written in Java. Many companies use Jenkins to deploy and automate projects for their software life circle.

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  • Improved Management Of Object Names – Part 2

    By on July 25, 2016

    In a previous blog entry, we introduced an alternative, script-based, approach to maintaining a mapping of symbolic names (variables) to the actual object names (strings). By using script variables instead of free-form strings, the mapping was no longer stored in a separate text file but instead it was brought...

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  • Improved Management Of Object Names

    By on July 19, 2016

    TL;DR: Using plain script language variables over the standard objects.map file simplifies refactoring and maintenance at the expense of losing the ability to generate (or reuse) the names when recording. NOTE: Throughout this blog article, we will use the JavaScript language for code samples. Everything shown here can be...

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  • Squish tip of the week: How to modify the WaitForObject timeout

    By on July 6, 2016

    Troubleshooting a script can be long and exhausting especially if there are objects which can not be found. Fortunately, we can adjust the timeout duration for waitForObject to save us some time. By default the duration of waitForObject is 20000 milliseconds (20 seconds), which looks like this: During the...

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  • Squish 6.1 Beta with Visual Verification Points

    By on July 5, 2016

    About ten months after the release of Squish 6.0, we are proud and excited to make available a BETA of Squish 6.1 to you. The main new features of this release is an innovative approach to visual verifications; convenient application window and screen control as well as general improvements...

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  • Squish tip of the week: How to Automate a Modern UI Windows Store App

    By on June 29, 2016

    Did you know that Squish supports automating Modern UI/Windows Store apps (also called Metro applications) when used on the Windows desktop*? If an application offers information about its GUI objects via UI Automation, it is possible to automate the application with Squish and the supported Microsoft’s UI Automation API....

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  • Squish tip of the week: How to look up Windows control class names

    By on June 22, 2016

    When a window is created, an application defines a window class, which is registered with the system. This class defines various properties of the window like the window title, background color, cursor and the window class name itself. But how to get a Windows control class name? Class names...

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  • Squish tip of the week: Changing the Web Browser used for Automation

    By on June 15, 2016

    Did you know that Squish for Web supports test automation scripts that run your test suite several times, each time using a different browser? There are two ways to configure web browser in Squish: 1. Squish IDE Go to Edit > Server Settings > Manage AUTs…

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  • froglogic enters partnership with E.S.L. to expand into Israel

    By on June 14, 2016

    Hamburg, Germany (2016-06-14) E.S.L. and froglogic GmbH today announced a strategic partnership to distribute and support froglogic’s Squish GUI Tester and Squish Coco products in the market of Israel. E.S.L. will promote and resell Squish GUI Tester and Squish Coco in Israel and provide local, technical support services to...

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  • Squish tip of the week: Show View Action

    By on June 8, 2016

    Squish provides various views which are not shown all the time to unclutter and tidy up the Squish interface. However, sometimes specific views are needed. So how do you access them? The easiest way is the so-called “Show View action” which is useful to open a view that isn’t...

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  • Bug Location and Patch Analysis with Squish Coco 3.4

    By on June 7, 2016

    Hamburg, Germany June 7, 2016 froglogic is excited to announce version 3.4 of Squish Coco, its multi-platform C, C++, C# and Tcl code coverage analysis tool. Besides several smaller improvements, this new release of Squish Coco features two innovative, new features to help developers use code coverage data to...

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  • Review of Squish Day Munich

    By on June 6, 2016

    The first froglogic “Squish Day” is over with more than twenty people joining us in Munich, Germany.

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  • Squish tip of the week: Breakpoints View

    By on June 1, 2016

    Usually, breakpoints are good for debugging or extending an existing test case with further actions. However, what if you want to run several test cases or a test suite with breakpoints or want to disable certain breakpoints in specific test cases? Sure, you could do this by opening every...

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