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Automated Functional Test Tool Updated



GUIdancer, an automated functional test tool from Bredex GmbH, has been updated. Version 3.2 contains a variety of new supported test actions, increasing the number of tests that can be automated out-of-the-box. Using the library of GUIdancer actions, testers can create powerful, modular tests simply by dragging and dropping the required actions. Because this approach does not involve any program code, Bredex claims that automation with GUIdancer is effective and productive from the outset.

GUIdancer provides a library of pre-defined test actions which can be used on any Java or HTML application and on Windows, Linux, or Macintosh. Actions that testers will need are delivered with the tool and can be used to make tests simply by dragging and dropping the required actions to form executable tests.

Version 3.2 contains expansions to this library, increasing the number of tests that can be written for components such as tabbed panes, tables, and context menus. These additions boost the library to more than 100 instantly usable test actions. Using GUIdancer actions requires no knowledge of the inner workings of an application. A variety of checks and synchronization actions are available alongside other flexible actions to automatically test applications through the GUI.

Version 3.2 supports Windows 7 as well as XP and Vista. A trial version of the software can be downloaded here.


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