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Revision as of 12:42, 15 February 2018


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dogtail

https://fedorahosted.org/dogtail/
A Python package for testing GUIs

dogtail is a GUI test tool and automation framework written in Python. It uses Accessibility (a11y) technologies to communicate with desktop applications. dogtail scripts are written in Python and executed like any other Python program. dogtail has a number of features that aid in the automation and testing of desktop applications. These include:

  • Scripts written in Python - Since dogtail uses Python as its scripting language, scriptwriters gain enormous power and flexibility in what they can do with dogtail. If you can do it in Python, you can do it with dogtail.
  • Procedural API - A procedural scripting API allows for fast and easy blackbox tests to be written. Ace programmer credentials are not necessary to write useful automated scripts.
  • Easily Extensible - dogtail is object oriented "under the covers" so more advanced users can write custom classes and helper libraries simply.
  • Results and debug reporting - Test case comparisons are written to a tab-delimited results file for easy processing. Debug information is written to its own log for detailed analysis of what happened during script execution.





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Ted Teah

Verified on

25 October 2005




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Vitezslav Humpa Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Help,SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/dogtail-list
Python (Ref)https://pypi.org/project/dogtail
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/dogtail
Bug TrackingHomepagehttps://fedorahosted.org/dogtail/
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttp://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/dogtail-devel-list


Software prerequisites




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