Posts tagged with ‘object map’

  • Using HTML5 data attributes in Squish/Web object names

    By on June 27, 2017

    One of the more challenging aspects of creating Squish tests is the generation of stable object names. The name to identify an object should ideally never match any other object on the screen. And using a name for identifying an object should not include data that is to be...

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  • Define your own Symbolic Names

    By on February 21, 2017

    Usually when Squish adds an object to the Object Map, Symbolic Name is created as a combination of its properties (e.g. caption and type of the selected object). Thanks to that, most of the time it’s easy to identify objects behind these names. However, there are cases where it...

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  • Upcoming feature “script-based object map”

    By on January 18, 2017

    Upcoming feature: Script-Based Object Map In July 2016 two blog articles presented an alternative script-based Object Map approach for advanced management of object names. The idea is to use script language variables instead of string-based Symbolic Names for object look-up and interaction functions. As shown in the examples below,...

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  • Squish tip of the week: 10 reasons why using a version control system is awesome!

    By on March 16, 2016

    Why is it important to use a version control system also known as source control or revision control? Please ask yourself: 1. Have you ever had to maintain multiple versions of a product? 2. Have you ever lost code or had a backup that was too old? 3. Have...

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  • Squish tip of the week: Updating changed objects

    By on January 20, 2016

    Periodically (or frequently) objects change in applications. Having a time-efficient approach to updating your automated test suite is important. The Object Not Found tool in Squish helps users update any changed objects by prompting the user for the new or changed object when tests are run from the IDE.

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  • Squish tip of the week: Convert Symbolic Name to Real Name in 2 Clicks

    By on October 29, 2015

    Squish uses the concept of the Object Map, with Symbolic Names and Real Names available for use in scripts. At times an object real name may be needed at the script level instead of the symbolic name. Quickly convert your symbolic name to a real name by right clicking...

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  • Squish tip of the week: How does Squish find objects?

    By on March 26, 2015

    A critical component to any automated gui testing solution is how objects are identified and interacted with Squish uses the Object Map to store select properties, and their values or othe object real name, which is then referenced by scripts using a symbolic name. Example: An OK button Real...

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  • Object Map Tips & Tricks – New Video!

    By on March 19, 2015

    Checkout our latest tutorial: Object Map Tips & Tricks

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  • Squish tip of the week: The power of Symbolic Names

    By on February 25, 2015

    The use of Symbolic Names in scripts is key when creating a maintainable Automated Test Framework. Imagine the following scenario: You create a set of 10 tests, or 10,000 tests A common set of controls (buttons, text fields, etc.) are used through out many of the tests New release!...

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  • Squish tip of the week: Share Object Map Across Test Suites

    By on January 28, 2015

    Did you know you can share a Squish Object Map with multiple Test Suites? In Test Suite settings, point to the object map file to share. Do the same in each test suite where you’d like to use the same object map. That’s it!

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