Improvements shipping with Squish Coco 2.1.7

Improvements shipping with Squish Coco 2.1.7

Hamburg, Germany – 2013-05-22 – froglogic today announced the availability of Squish Coco 2.1.7. This maintenance release focused on speed improvements but also comes with additional improvements in other areas.

The main improvements of this release grouped by component:


  • Navigation buttons are now grouped into one toolbar.
  • Speed improvement of the source code viewer.
  • Speed improvement of the computing of the list of tests which are executing a source line.
  • Speed improvement of the of the text search in the source code function.
  • Scroll bar shows preview of the whole file’s instrumentation.
  • Tooltip which displays the detail of an explanation of a source line.
  • More intuitive text search function.


  • Support for “for each” C++ syntax extension of Microsoft® Visual Studio®.
  • Support of ccache wrapper.
  • Detect dead code after a try/catch block.
  • Fixed some precompiled header issues.


  • Speed improvement of the generation of EMMA-XML reports.
  • Speed improvement of the generation of HTML reports.
  • HTML report displays the detailed instrumentation report in a tooltip.

See the release notes for a detailed list of changes.

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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