GUI testing tools
GUI (Graphical User Interface) testing tool is used to find the defects that happened in the design phase, which enhance the quality of the software. With the help of these tools, we can identify the loopholes quickly rather than performing GUI testing manually. We will test the application based on application performance, which is related to mouse and keyboard actions, and some of the GUI items like buttons, toolbars, Dialog boxes, Menu bars, and the edit fields.
Following are some essential strategies that we can perform under GUI testing:
Navigation validation, verify the check screens, data integrity validation, verification of usability situations, and also check the numeric, date field formats.
Some of the following GUI testing tools are as follows:
Eggplant is a GUI test automation tool, which is developed by Test Plant. It is a licensed tool. To execute the end-to-end testing process, eggplant can be integrated into the micro focus quality center, Jenkins, and IBM rotational quality manager. It will use the two-system model, where the first one contains the controller machine where scripts are written and executed, and another one is SUT (system under test) that runs on the VNC server.
Features of Eggplant tool
It is a freeware scripting language that is used in the Microsoft windows. It is creating the Graphical user interfaces, which contain the input boxes and message.
Features of AutoIT
It is the most widely used GUI Test Automation tool, which is developed by Ranorex GmbH, and it is used to test the mobile, desktop, and web-based applications. It supports the development of the automated test modules, which are written in VB.NET and C# programming languages. It will provide cross-browser testing for multiple browsers like Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Edge.
Features Ranorex Studio
For more information about Ranorex Studio, refers to the below link:
It is a commercial cross-platform GUI testing tool, which is produced by Froglogic, and it is used to test the application based on the diversity of GUI technologies that contains Flex, Android, JavaFX, Qt, and so on. It will support various operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, and QNX. With the help of the Squish tool, we can run the sets of scripts and analyze the complete logging and performance results.
Features of Squish
It is another GUI testing tool, which is used to test the adobe Flex applications, and it also supports Flex 2, Flex 3, Flex 4, and AIR applications. It is a licensed tool which provides the modified error handling, overthrowing an exception or logging the error. It will highlight the syntax, which makes our test scripts more comfortable to write and readable.
Features of RIATest
Following are some standard characteristics of RIATest tool: