Java GUI Testing Tool Squish Supports New Eclipse “Ganymede” 3.4

Java GUI Testing Tool Squish Supports New Eclipse “Ganymede” 3.4

Hamburg, Germany – 2008-07-08 froglogic GmbH today announced support for automated testing of Java Rich Client Platform (RCP) applications based on the new Eclipse 3.4 release code named Ganymede.

Squish for Java is a leading 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 3.4 RCP applications has been completed and is available with the just released Squish 3.4 version.

“The availability of 3rd party tools, such as GUI testing tools, is vital for the Eclipse community. We are glad to see froglogic quickly adopting new Eclipse releases with its Squish GUI test tool”, said Mike Milinkovich, Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation.

“The Ganymede release is another great release of the Eclipse community which will make it even more attractive for application developers. Quickly adding support for testing Eclipse 3.4 based applications with Squish has been a logical step for us.”, said Harri Porten, froglogic’s platform chief.

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 and test management integrations facilitating fully automated test runs.

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

Squish also supports automated testing of applications based on GUI technologies such as Swing/AWT, Trolltech’s Qt and Qtopia, Web/DOM/HTML/AJAX, Mac OS X Carbon/Cocoa and others.

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 different web browsers. froglogic also offers services in the areas QA/automated testing and Qt C++ programming and consulting. More about froglogic at https://www.froglogic.com.

“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.