Leading Java GUI Testing Tool Squish Supports New “Juno” Eclipse 4.2 and 3.8

Leading Java GUI Testing Tool Squish Supports New “Juno” Eclipse 4.2 and 3.8

Hamburg, Germany – 2012-07-18 froglogic GmbH today announced support for the automated testing of Java Rich Client Platform (RCP) applications based on the new “Juno” Eclipse release.

Squish for Java is the leading functional, cross-platform GUI and regression testing tool for creating and executing automated GUI tests for Java SWT/RCP and AWT/Swing applications.

Squish itself, and all the tests created with it, are completely cross-platform, and work on Windows, Linux/Unix, Mac OS X, mobile and embedded platforms.

Support for testing Eclipse 3.8 and 4.2 RCP applications with Squish is now available.

“Our customer base who is automating GUI tests for Eclipse based applications with Squish continues to grow significantly. We expect many of them to update their applications to the new Eclipse version soon. Therefor it is very important for us to keep Squish’s RCP/SWT testing support up-to-date with new releases of Eclipse – while also keeping support for older versions current.”, —Harri Porten, froglogic’s CTO.

Squish offers a versatile testing framework for GUI applications with a choice of popular test scripting languages (Python, JavaScript, Perl, Ruby and Tcl) that are extended by Squish’s own library of test-specific functions. Squish also provides open interfaces, several add-ons, integration with a variety of test management tools, a powerful Eclipse-based IDE that supports the creation and debugging of tests, and a complete set of command line tools that support fully automated test runs.

Squish is also ideal for use in organizations where a variety of GUI technologies are used, since in addition to the support for Java SWT/Eclipse RCP and AWT/Swing, Squish also supports the automated testing of applications based on other GUI technologies such as Qt, QML/Qt Quick, Web/DOM/HTML/AJAX, native Windows (MFC and .NET Forms, WPF), Mac OS X Carbon/Cocoa, iOS Cocoa Touch and others.

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

About froglogic

froglogic GmbH is a software company based in Hamburg, Germany. Their flagship product is Squish, the market-leading automated cross-platform testing tool for GUI applications based on Windows MFC and .NET WindowsForms, Qt, QML/Qt Quick, Java AWT/Swing and SWT/RCP, Mac OS X Carbon/Cocoa, iOS Cocoa Touch and for HTML/Ajax-based web applications running in different web browsers. More about froglogic is 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.

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