Squish GUI Test Automation Tool Vendor froglogic Opens Its Knowledge base

Squish GUI Test Automation Tool Vendor froglogic Opens Its Knowledge base

Hamburg, Germany – 2011-06-29 froglogic GmbH, vendor of leading GUI Test Automation tool Squish, today announced that the Squish knowledge base is now open to the public.

Squish is the leading functional, cross-platform GUI and regression testing tool that can test applications based on a variety of GUI technologies, including Nokia’s Qt, QML/Qt Quick, Java SWT/Eclipse RCP, Java AWT/Swing, Windows MFC and .NET Forms, Mac OS X Carbon/Cocoa, iOS Cocoa Touch and Web/HTML/AJAX. Squish is being successfully used in QA departments across the world in over 1200 organizations both large and small, including, for example, ARM, American Power Conversion, EADS, Ericsson, France Telecom Group, General Electric, Reuters Financial Software, Siemens, Synopsys and Xilinx.

From its inception, froglogic has provided Squish licensees with excellent documentation and first class technical support, and these factors have made a major contribution to Squish’s success and wide ranging market penetration.

“Early on we recognized that there was tremendous value in building up an accurate and comprehensive knowledge base to help our support team respond to customer questions as quickly and reliably as possible.”—Clemens Anhuth, froglogic’s VP of Technical Support.

“The knowledge base has grown into a mature and useful system of Squish-related information that our support team rely on every day. We have now taken the step of making the knowledge base available to the public—both customers and potential customers alike—in the hope that it will prove useful. In due course we plan to make it possible for customers to contribute to the knowledge base, both in the form of new items of information and also by discussing and commenting on the existing information”., —Harri Porten, froglogic’s CTO.

Besides Squish’s extensive documentation, which is available at doc.froglogic.com, froglogic’s knowledge base is available at kb.froglogic.com as an additional source of information related to Squish with many hints, tips, tricks, and examples.

If you are interested in evaluating or purchasing Squish, 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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