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  • Setting Up a Python Virtual Environment with Squish

    By on Juni 25, 2019

    Python Virtual Environments are great tools for separating different Python configurations on the same machine. Configuring Squish to use a virtual environment gives you the freedom to install packages and make changes that aid your testing efforts without compromising your existing Python installation(s). Here we will show you how...

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  • Testing Multiple Instances of the Same Application

    By on Juni 20, 2019

    In some scenarios, you might need to test multiple instances of your application at the same time, for example if multiple desktop clients access a server. The Squish GUI Tester is capable of handling such scenarios from within one test script. We will demonstrate how to write a test...

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  • Upcoming Squish Feature: Remote Control of Test Devices

    By on Juni 12, 2019

    The ability to work with remote devices is one of Squish’s core features. While extremely powerful, it does not come without its disadvantages. During interactive test script recording it requires interaction with both the Squish IDE and the AUT. Debugging a faulty test script also usually requires preview of...

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  • Rebooting a Remote Test Environment From a Test Script

    By on Juni 4, 2019

    Sometimes we can’t launch our application from our test case, which is often the case if we perform tests on embedded devices, where the AUT is launched during device startup. In such cases, we simply attach to the AUT at the beginning of each test. At the same time,...

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  • Creating Safer Skies: How skyguide Uses the Squish GUI Tester to Improve Safety and Efficiency of the Swiss Airspace

    By on Juni 4, 2019

    Skyguide, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, is a company with a longstanding history of contribution to the development of Swiss aviation. Today, skyguide provides air navigation services for Switzerland and its adjacent countries to ensure safety of civil and military air navigation through management and monitoring of the Swiss airspace....

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  • Case Insensitive Matching of Real Name String Properties in froglogic’s Squish

    By on Mai 28, 2019

    Motivation In Squish, a symbolic name contains multiple constraints on an object search. These constraints can apply to properties of an object, and compare to object references, strings or numerics. When comparing strings, it is possible for Squish to perform inexact comparisons, using wildcards or regular expressions. Case insensitive...

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  • Visual Verification Points – Using the VisualVP Editor

    By on Mai 22, 2019

    Today we will demonstrate some tips and tricks to using the Squish ‚Visual Verification Point Editor‘

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  • TEST Magazine: Squish for Automation of HMI Tests on Embedded Devices

    By on Mai 21, 2019

    Embedded HMIs have seen tremendous growth in their application within the automotive technology sector, a market valued in 2015 at roughly $16 billion (£12.3). In-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems and human-machine interfaces (HMIs) are technologies in almost all modern consumer cars, providing capabilities for navigation, multi-media playback and safety-critical systems....

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  • Video: Using pip to Install External Python Modules

    By on Mai 15, 2019

    Learn how to use the pip package manager to install additional modules to the Python interpreter that is included in Squish. Add features to the default Python feature set and avoid manual installations. Bootstrap pip: https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py Example Requests Library: https://realpython.com/python-requests/

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  • Using Linux uinput From a Test Script

    By on Mai 14, 2019

    With UI testing, one may need the Squish API for so-called native functions. The Squish native functions, as well as the mouse* and keyboard* functions, use the by the windowing system provided methods. Toolkit specific APIs, like mouseClick, may also use native functions but might as well post events...

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