Java™ Testing Tool froglogic® Squish® Supports New Eclipse™ Europa

Java™ Testing Tool froglogic® Squish® Supports New Eclipse™ Europa

Hamburg, Germany – 2007-07-16 froglogic GmbH today announced support for automated testing of Java Rich Client Platform (RCP) applications based on the new Eclipse 3.3 release code named Europa.

Squish for Java is a professional functional GUI and regression testing tool enabling the creation and execution of automated GUI tests for Java SWT/RCP and AWT/Swing applications.

Squish, and all tests created with it, are completely cross-platform and work on Windows, Linux/Unix, Mac OS X and embedded Linux.

Support for testing Eclipse 3.3 RCP applications has now been completed and will be released to the public as of the next Squish maintenance release 3.2.2. A pre-release is available to customers upon request.

« Following our cross-platform and cross-technology philosophy it is important for us to stay up to date with latest developments in the Java market. We decided to react quickly and implemented support for the improved version 3.3 of the Eclipse framework », said Koos Vriezen, froglogic’s Java team lead.

Squish offers a versatile testing framework for GUI applications with a choice of popular test scripting languages (Python, JavaScript, Tcl, TSL and Perl) extended by test-specific functions, open interfaces, add-ons, integrations into test management tools, a powerful IDE aiding the creation and debugging of tests and a set of command line tools facilitating fully automated test runs.

If you are interested in Squish or would like to learn more about froglogic’s service offerings please contact squish@froglogic.com or visit http://squish.froglogic.com.

Squish also supports automated testing of applications based on GUI technologies such as Trolltech’s Qt and Qtopia, Web/DOM/HTML/AJAX, Tk, Four J’s Genero and others.

About froglogic

froglogic GmbH is a software company based in Hamburg, Germany. Their flagship product is Squish, a professional automated testing tool for GUI applications based on Qt, Java Swing/AWT, Java SWT/RCP, Tk or XView and for HTML-based Web applications running in different browsers. froglogic also offers Qt consultancy services and other Qt-based development tools such as the Tcl/Tk/Qt migration framework Tq. More about froglogic at https://www.froglogic.com.

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« froglogic » and « Squish » are registered trademarks of froglogic GmbH. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

Harri Porten is of German and Finnish descent and grew up in Germany and Thailand. After high school he studied at the Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg in Germany, and at the University of Waterloo in Canada; he graduated with a diploma in Mechanical Engineering. Harri started programming on an Apple II, and soon turned his hobby into a source of income, providing maintenance and consultancy services to local businesses. After discovering Linux, Harri joined the "KDE" project, where he eventually implemented a JavaScript interpreter – this interpreter was adopted for use in KDE's web browser "Konqueror", and is now also used by Apple in its Safari browser, and served as the starting point for WebKit's JavaScript interpreter. Harri began working as a software engineer at Trolltech AS in Oslo in the summer of 2000. During the next three years he oversaw the portability of the Qt GUI toolkit to a wide variety of different compilers and operating systems, including HP-UX and AIX. In addition, he implemented Qt's original SVG support, and was involved in Trolltech's quality assurance process. Harri was also a member of the Qt Script for Applications (QSA) team. Harri co-founded froglogic in 2003.