Re: [newtech-1] UI Automation

From: Andy
Sent on: Friday, October 29, 2010 4:36 AM
Sorry, but nope. I'm a middle tier/backend/SOA guy, so most testing
I'm involved with involves testing source code with unit tests and
mock frameworks.

--ab



On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 11:51 AM, david wang <[address removed]> wrote:
> Any recommended ones?
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> On Oct 26, 2010, at 10:43 AM, Andy <[address removed]> wrote:
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>> http://en.wikiped...­ (includes web
>> and non-web)
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>> --ab
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>> On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 9:42 AM, david wang <[address removed]> wrote:
>>> A project Im working on gets updated releases to a proprietary application
>>> that the vendor is not unit testing (which we're working on getting them to
>>> do). ��We probably will be running test data through the application server
>>> to test the data processing. ��However, ��the UI is an integral part to how
>>> data gets displayed, and we just want to make sure that key elements are
>>> still where they should be, etc. �� So i'm looking for an app that can do
>>> screen walking and screen scraping.
>>> I think someone mentioned automator. ��I'll take a look at if it has that
>>> functionality.
>>> -d
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>>> On Oct 26, 2010, at 5:51 AM, Andy wrote:
>>>
>>> What are you looking to test about the executable? You can generally
>>> put a harness around any executable with an API, and test inputs vs.
>>> outputs, and that's usually pretty easy to automate by tying into ant
>>> or nant. Otherwise, testing of executables generally seems to imply
>>> screenscraping, screenwalking or testing of measurable
>>> product/output/throu­ghput for volume or capacity metrics.
>>>
>>> --ab
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>>>
>>> On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 10:51 PM, david wang <[address removed]> wrote:
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>>> Does anyone know of automated tools where it takes over the computer to
>>>
>>> execute the test.
>>>
>>> Something like Selenium, but for executables instead.
>>>
>>> -d
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