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KDAB and froglogic Announce Strategic Collaboration

Hamburg, Germany – 2009-08-11 KDAB and froglogic GmbH, two leading companies in the Qt market, today announced that they will be collaborating on automated Qt GUI testing. KDAB will provide training and consulting services to help customers make the most efficient use of Squish, froglogic’s advanced user interface testing tool.

Squish can test applications based on a variety of GUI toolkits, including Nokia Qt Software’s Qt, Java SWT/Eclipse RCP, Java AWT/Swing, Mac OS X Carbon/Cocoa, and Web/HTML/AJAX. Squish stands out from other GUI test tools by allowing testers to write tests using familiar scripting languages such as JavaScript, Perl, Python, and Tcl. Furthermore, Squish provides extremely tight integration with the specific GUI technologies it supports. This gives testers unprecedented access to the internals of the applications they are testing (to data items, controls, and widgets, etc.), and also leads to the production of very robust and stable GUI tests.

Some of the services that KDAB will offer to Squish users include:

  • Training and Installation Support
  • Introduction to Automated QA
  • Automated QA Best Practices
  • Test Case Creation
  • Squish Customizations

KDAB’s services can help get testing teams up and running with Squish in as short a time as possible, and can help ensure that testers make the best use of the facilities that Squish provides.

froglogic’s Squish is the best-of-breed application when it comes to user interface testing. Within KDAB’s test-driven development model, Squish plays an important role in delivering high-quality software components to our customers. From years of experience with Squish, we can highly recommend it as the tool for testing user interfaces in an automated fashion.”—Matthias Kalle Dalheimer, President & CEO of KDAB.

The KDAB–froglogic collaboration means that the availability of Squish-related training and consulting services will be greatly increased.

KDAB conveys the vision behind Squish really well: Make it easy to find and fix problems early on, so as to deliver reliable and high quality applications to the customer. As such, KDAB is an ideal partner when it comes to consultancy and training using Squish.“—Reginald Stadlbauer, CEO and co-founder of froglogic.

For more information on froglogic’s Squish product family, see

For more information on KDAB’s service offerings, including this newly announced service, visit

About KDAB

KDAB is the world’s largest independent source of Qt knowledge. KDAB provides training, consultancy and mentoring for Qt development. With its global team of top-notch experts in Qt development, KDAB engineers routinely solve even the hardest problems. KDAB’s trainers, who have also authored the official Qt training material are all active developers making sure to deliver knowledge that is close to the actual tasks. KDAB’s products help increasing productivty of Qt development by providing add-on components, complex widgets and tools built to enhance Qt and its customers’ development processes. KDAB’s engineers can be found all over the world, making sure there’s always someone close to you to help. More information about KDAB can be found 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 a variety of web browsers. For more about froglogic visit

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