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  • Using Squish for Windows and Image-Based Object Lookup for Automation via VNC

    By on Februar 11, 2019

    If you are unable to install Squish on the device you want to test, and you are using a GUI toolkit not supported by Squish so that using the Built-In Hook is not an option, you might still be able to test your application using Squish for Windows and...

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  • Transitioning from Recorded Tests to Written Tests

    By on Februar 5, 2019

    New Squish users often begin their testing journey by record and playback of GUI tests. Recording a test script captures high-level interactions with your Application Under Test (AUT) instead of low-level events, like moving the mouse across the screen. The returned script is displayed in your preferred scripting language...

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  • Sharing the Scripted Object Map

    By on Januar 29, 2019

    Often, we are asked whether the scripted object map file can be shared between multiple test suites by moving the names.py file to a global scripts folder (the extension of names varies depending on the scripting language in use). For technical reasons, the default location of the names.py file, which...

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  • Qt for Web Assembly Support in Squish

    By on Januar 23, 2019

    WebAssembly is a new binary executable format. It is mainly used to run web applications within a web browser, but it is also supported by other projects like Node.js or standalone interpreters written in C, Rust, Haskell and even JavaScript. WebAssembly is not tied to a particular programming language...

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  • Code Coverage for C# Programs With Visual Studio

    By on Januar 22, 2019

    Squish Coco is mostly used for programs written in C++, but it also supports code coverage for C# programs. The preparation of a C# program for code coverage is rather simple, thanks to a Visual Studio add-in that is part of Coco. This post is a short tutorial about...

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  • Finding Table Cells by Header Text

    By on Januar 15, 2019

    Surely you have seen (screenshots of) huge Excel spreadsheets before. If not, just imagine a wall of numbers. Now imagine such a table in the application you need to test. Verifying a table cell by looking for the correct number? Not so easy. What would be better than looking...

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  • Happy Holidays!

    By on Dezember 25, 2018

    As 2018 comes to a close, we at froglogic would like to wish our customers and their families a happy and safe holiday season, filled with togetherness and joy in this time of family, friends and celebration. As we approach a new year, froglogic looks forward to our exciting...

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  • Squish 6.5 Upcoming Feature: OCR Support

    By on Dezember 18, 2018

    The Squish 6.3 release introduced Image-based recognition, allowing users to identify and automate application components that were not otherwise recognized by Squish’s object-recognition capabilities. While Image-based recognition is useful, one difficulty arises in creating platform-independent tests. Visual appearance of a component can vary across platforms for a number of...

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  • froglogic at ESE Kongress 2018

    By on Dezember 12, 2018

    froglogic presentation at ESE Kongress 2018 in Sindelfingen.

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  • Using Image-based lookups without running an AUT

    By on Dezember 11, 2018

    The following article is prepared for the Qt toolkit, however, a similar approach can be applied to other toolkits supported by Squish. Introducing Image-based lookups in Squish 6.3 allowed users to interact not only with complex graphical objects in the Application Under Test (AUT), but with other elements displayed...

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