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  • Improved Management Of Object Names – Part 2

    25 Jul 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 into the domain of the programming […] more

  • Improved Management Of Object Names

    19 Jul 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 expressed in any of the programming […] more

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

    6 Jul 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 given time Squish will check if […] more

  • Squish 6.1 Beta with Visual Verification Points

    5 Jul 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 to Squish. You can read the […] more

  • Squish 6.1 Beta Release - now with Visual Verification!

    5 Jul 2016 New feature release: Squish GUI Tester 6.1 Beta more

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

    29 Jun 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. How to inspect an Application or […] more

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

    22 Jun 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 of Windows controls can be looked […] more

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

    15 Jun 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… Select the Browser entry to open the Browser configuration […] more

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

    14 Jun 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 their customers. Squish GUI Tester is […] more

  • Squish tip of the week: Show View Action

    8 Jun 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 already open. One way to open […] more

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