froglogic’s Squish Supports Automated GUI Testing on Nokia’s Maemo Platform

froglogic’s Squish Supports Automated GUI Testing on Nokia’s Maemo Platform

Hamburg, Germany March 2, 2009 – froglogic announced that Squish, its automated GUI testing tool, now officially supports Nokia’s Maemo platform.

Maemo is a software platform that is mostly based on open source code and powers mobile devices such as the Nokia N810 Internet Tablet. Maemo platform has been developed by Nokia in collaboration with many Open Source projects such as the Linux kernel, Debian, GNOME, and many more.

Squish is a professional, cross-platform GUI and regression testing tool that enables testers to create and execute automated GUI tests for applications based on a variety of different GUI technologies. This includes applications based on Nokia’s Qt, Java SWT/Eclipse RCP, Java AWT/Swing, Web/HTML/AJAX and many other UI technologies. Squish stands out from other GUI test tools thanks to its close integration with each supported GUI technology—a feature which helps ensure that tests created with Squish are very robust and stable.

froglogic supports a wide range of desktop and embedded platforms for automated GUI testing and is the market leading GUI testing tool for Qt-based applications. Following Nokia’s Qt strategy, froglogic has now officially added support for the testing of Qt applications on the Maemo platform. To complete the coverage of embedded Qt platforms, froglogic will soon release new versions of Squish for Symbian S60 as well as for Windows Mobile.

“Squish is well known for the wide range of platforms and technologies it supports. So far, we are mainly recognized for our support of the major desktop platforms such as Windows, Linux, Unix and Mac OS X. With Nokia’s Qt engagement, a lot of Qt applications will be developed for embedded platforms. By officially supporting the test automation of Qt applications on the Maemo platform we strengthen Squish’s leading position as a cross-platform / cross-technology automated GUI testing tool.”—Harri Porten, froglogic’s Platform Chief

Squish (on the PC in the background) testing a Maemo Qt application via a network connection.

Learn more about froglogic and Squish at https://www.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, Java AWT/Swing and SWT/RCP, Mac OS X Carbon/Cocoa and for HTML/Ajax-based web applications running in a variety of web browsers. froglogic also offers services in the areas QA/automated testing and C++/Qt programming and consulting. For more about froglogic visit https://www.froglogic.com.

About Nokia

Nokia is the world leader in mobility, driving the transformation and growth of the converging Internet and communications industries. Nokia makes a wide range of mobile devices with services and software that enable people to experience music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games, business mobility and more. Developing and growing their offering of consumer Internet services, as well as our enterprise solutions and software, is a key area of focus. Nokia also provides equipment, solutions and services for communications networks through Nokia Siemens Networks.

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.