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The Java GUI Testing Tool Squish Supports New Eclipse “Helios” 3.6

Hamburg, Germany – 2010-08-18 froglogic GmbH today announced support for automated testing of Java Rich Client Platform (RCP) applications based on the new Eclipse 3.6 release code named Helios.

Squish for Java is the leading, cross-platform functional GUI and regression testing tool enabling the creation and execution of 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, and embedded Linux.

Support for testing Eclipse 3.6 RCP applications with Squish is now available with Squish version 4.0.1.

“As Solution Member of the Eclipse Foundation we are fully commited to the future of the Eclipse platform. Supporting the test automation of applications built on the latest Eclipse release 3.6, as well as older versions, is therefor of high importance to us and our customers.”, —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, Perl, and Tcl), 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 IDE supporting the creation and debugging of tests, and a complete set of command line tools that support fully automated test runs.

If you are interested in evaluating or purchasing Squish for Java or any other Squish edition, please contact or visit

Squish is also ideal for use in organizations where a variety of GUI technologies are used, since in addition to Java SWT and AWT/Swing, it also supports the automated testing of applications based on other GUI technologies, including Nokia’s Qt, Web/DOM/HTML/AJAX, native Windows (MFC and .NET), 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 various web browsers. froglogic also offers services in the areas QA/automated testing and C++/Qt programming and consulting. More about froglogic at

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