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  • Multi-User, Blackbox Testing with Squish Coco

    By on juillet 16, 2019

    Software development success is often achieved in a team of engineers, and part of this success is achieved through thorough, comprehensive testing. In some settings, source code is shared among all involved on a given team, but in many cases, the source code is secured, and only parts of...

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  • Coco and System Header Files

    By on juillet 9, 2019

    A C or C++ program always includes header files that are provided by the compiler or the operating system. When they are instrumented by Coco, sometimes unexpected error messages occur. This post explains why this happens, when this happens, and what to do about it.

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  • QASource: How Squish Simplifies Cross-Platform Testing

    By on juillet 8, 2019

    Here at QASource, our 700+ engineers work with a variety of tools daily to test various software applications in diverse industries for different businesses, from startups to Fortune 500 companies. So it’s safe to say we’ve seen our fair share of software testing tools. Today’s trends in automated testing...

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  • GUI Test Configuration Through Script Arguments

    By on juillet 3, 2019

    GUI test exeutions have to be configured for various purposes. Test engineers might want to configure a test in order to use specific test data as input to the Application Under Test. Or the Application Under Test itself has to be executed with a variation of program arguments. While...

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  • « Squish is a powerful tool. » Students at Collegium Balticum Get Their First Training on the Squish GUI Tester

    By on juillet 1, 2019

    Students at Collegium Balticum in Poland participated in a two-day intensive course on the Squish GUI Tester, led by Dr. Marcin Caryk of infinIT Codelab. During the lectures, students initially spent time learning the basic Squish functions, including creating test suites and test cases and recording their first test...

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  • Setting Up a Python Virtual Environment with Squish

    By on juin 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 juin 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 juin 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 juin 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 juin 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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