Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 6th and 7th, 2012session
Cross platform GUI automation
About This Session
Cross Platform GUI Automation tool Linux version is LDTP, Windows version is Cobra and Mac version is PyATOM (Work in progress). Linux version is known to work on GNOME / KDE (QT >= 4.8) / Java Swing / LibreOffice / Mozilla application on all major Linux distribution.Windows version is known to work on application written in .NET / C++ / Java / QT on Windows XP SP3 / Windows 7 / Windows 8 development version.
Mac version is currently under development and verified only on OS X Lion. Where ever PyATOM runs, LDTP should work on it. The GNU/Linux Desktop (GUI Application) Testing Project (GNU LDTP) aimed at producing high quality test automation framework and cutting-edge tools that can be used to test and improve the GNU/Linux or Solaris desktops. It uses the Accessibility libraries to discover through the application's user interface.
GNU LDTP is a GNU/Linux / Unix GUI application testing tool. It runs on GNU/Linux, Windows, Mac, Solaris, FreeBSD and Embedded environments (Palm source).
As of now, GNU LDTP can test any GNOME-based GUI applications, which are accessibility-enabled, Mozilla, Openoffice.org, any Java application (should have a UI based on swing), KDE 4.x applications based on QT 4.8, Windows applications. LDTP can be used to perform functional, regression testing, so on.. of GUIs built out of the above mentioned GNOME, KDE, Windows and Java technologies.