Qt GUI Testing Tool Squish Supports Trolltech’s New Qt and Qtopia 4.3

Qt GUI Testing Tool Squish Supports Trolltech’s New Qt and Qtopia 4.3

Hamburg, Germany – 2007-06-05 froglogic GmbH today announced that Squish, the leading, cross-platform automated UI testing tool for Qt applications now supports Trolltech’s new Qt and Qtopia Core 4.3 versions. Squish is being successfully used in QA departments across the world in companies such as Reuters Financial Software, EADS, Siemens, Synopsys, Xilinx, Trolltech and France Telecom Group.

Qt and Qtopia Core 4.3 come with a number of new features and significant performance improvements across the Qt development framework. froglogic, the makers of the market-leading Qt GUI testing tool Squish for automated testing of Qt applications now released Squish support for this new and improved Qt version.

“We are excited about all the new features of Qt and Qtopia Core 4.3 and are happy to support testing of Qt applications based on this new version now.”, said Harri Porten, co-CEO of froglogic. “With support for Qt 2.3, 3.x and now all Qt 4.x versions, Squish supports the whole range of Qt versions available ensuring every company developing Qt applications can use Squish to automate their Qt testing and benefit from the advantages of automated tests.”

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

“Squish is the best tool to automate regression testing of Qt applications. With add-ons such as the one for Mercury Quality Center, it allows us to easily execute and manage test runs on different platforms. Moreover, froglogic’s support is very reactive, professional and competent which gives us a secure feeling for deploying our test automation”, said Jean-Marie HALLOUËT from France Telecom Group.

If you are interested in Squish or would like to learn more about froglogic’s service offerings please contact squish@froglogic.com or visit http://squish.froglogic.com.

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, Tk or XView 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.

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“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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