froglogic at SEG: Automated GUI Testing in Oil & Gas

froglogic at SEG: Automated GUI Testing in Oil & Gas

Hamburg, Germany – 2009-10-22 froglogic GmbH, the makers of the popular automated GUI testing tool Squish, will exhibit at the SEG conference in Houston, Texas from Oct. 25-30 2009 showing how automated GUI testing is of benefit for software companies in the Oil & Gas industry.

Squish is a professional, cross-platform GUI and regression testing tool that supports the creation and execution of automated tests for applications built with a variety of different GUI technologies including Qt, Web, Java Swing, Java SWT/RCP, Native Windows and .NET WinForms, Mac OS X Cocoa/Carbon and many more. Squish is unique in that it offers dedicated support for each of the Toolkits supported and it also allows for testing of hybrid applications employing a mix of GUI technologies such as Qt and Web.

froglogic’s Squish tool is used by hundreds of companies in many vertical industries including the Oil & Gas industry. Due to Squish’s strong scripting capabilities and cross-platform and cross-toolkit support the tool is well equipped for the task of automating GUI tests of complex and high-performance applications as well as enabling QA organizations to standardize on a single testing tool.

Squish testing Paradigm's Stratimagic application
Squish testing Paradigm’s Stratimagic application

“We have the great pleasure of being able to show how Squish can be used effectively in the Oil & Gas industry. At our booth at the SEG conference we will show a demo of Squish being used to test the Stratimagic product of Paradigm Ltd., who is one of several Oil & Gas companies already making use of Squish today“, said Jan Aarsaether, froglogic’s Director of Sales America & Canada.

To learn more about Squish and froglogic, please visit A free evaluation copy of Squish is available at

About froglogic

froglogic GmbH is a software company based in Hamburg, Germany. Their flagship product is Squish, the market-leading automated testing tool for GUI applications based on Qt, Java AWT/Swing and SWT/RCP, Mac OS X Carbon/Cocoa and for HTML/Ajax-based web applications running in various web browsers. froglogic also offers services in the areas QA/automated testing and C++/Qt programming and consulting. More about froglogic at

“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.


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