[TIP] Tools for GUI testing (was: Re: testing-in-python Digest, Vol 105, Issue 1)

Florian Bruhin me at the-compiler.org
Mon Oct 5 08:25:25 PDT 2015

* chandra shekhar Turha <chandrashekhar.turha at gmail.com> [2015-10-05 15:58:41 +0530]:
> Hi, I am trying to do some GUI automation of java application. Could you
> please suggest or advice, as how it can be done using python.

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If you're on Windows, there's also pywinauto:

I found it really nice to use, but I don't know how well it works with

There's also a commerical project, Squish, which seems to have Java
support and is scriptable with Python (though I never used it myself):

Laura has also mentioned AutoHotKey, it seems there are Python
bindings as well:


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