froglogic Squish/Web Testing Tool Supports Firefox 2.0

froglogic Squish/Web Testing Tool Supports Firefox 2.0

Hamburg, Germany – 2006-11-16 froglogic GmbH today announced support for testing web applications executed in the newly released Firefox version 2.0.

Squish/Web is a professional functional GUI testing tool to create and run automated GUI tests on Web/HTML/Ajax applications.

Squish works on different platforms such as Windows, Linux/Unix, Mac OS X and embedded Linux and supports testing web applications in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and 7, Firefox, Mozilla, Safari and Konqueror.

Support for testing web applications running in the new Firefox 2.0 has now been added and will be available in version 3.0.3 of Squish/Web. Existing customers and evaluators can request a Squish 3.0.3 snapshot now.

“One of the Squish/Web’s main advantages is the possibility to run the same test scripts in different web browsers to not only automatically test the web application’s functionality but to also automatically ensure correct behavior in different browsers. Therefor it is important for us to quickly provide our customers with support for new web browser versions as soon as they become available”, said Frerich Raabe from froglogic.

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

Tests created with Squish are cross-platform and browser independent and can be executed in any of the supported browsers without any changes.

If you are interested in evaluating or purchasing Squish/Web or any other edition of Squish, please contact squish@froglogic.com or visit https://www.froglogic.com.

About froglogic

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

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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