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Re: Eclipse Platform UI testing [message #12879] Tue, 06 January 2009 12:32
Ketan Padegaonkar is currently offline Ketan PadegaonkarFriend
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SWTBot is cross platform, it supports Windows, linux, solaris(untested)
and mac, and the tests are not platform specific. SWTBot hides away the
differences between all platforms, so the tests are agnostic of the
platform on which they run.

SWTBot is quite mature, has been around for little over a year, and is
used by quite a few people. Not many projects at use it.
There are a few open source projects including Apache's Directory
Studio[1], Matrex[2], and a lot more[3]

Feel free to ask questions on the eclipse.swtbot newsgroup

[1] -
[2] - ml
[3] - g-is-viable-with.html, esting-for-rcp.html

-- Ketan

On 31/12/08 23:05, Pawan Singh wrote:
> Thanks a lot.
> So I am assuming from your post that SWTBot is used for testing Eclipse
> UI for various projects and most of the UI testing is automated on all
> platforms (Windows, Linux and Solaris).
> Can I also assume that SWTBot lets you run the same tests on Windows,
> Linux and Solaris without re-writing them for specific platform?
> Is this the tool Eclipse Community would recommend for testing RCPs on
> Windows, Linux and Solaris? There are commercial tools available - but
> if Eclipse projects use SWTBot, I would rather try to use SWTBot because
> of shared community knowledgebase in using this tool.
> Thanks
> Pawan
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