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Don't, really don't go this way even if it seems tempting. UI automation seems like a low hanging fruit- for example with AutoIt you can automate things really quickly and have a proof of concept running in no time. But the minute you'll hit something new, an environment change, OS popups, hardware change or heaven forbids an optional action you will see ...


If you client is developed in Java/Swing, you may want to try . Is uses Python as a programming language.


pywinauto might be useful for native C++ based desktop app automation. It uses mostly the same technolgies as AutoIt, but scripts are much more readable and maintainable because it's Python. SWAPY is an object inspector for pywinauto written in Python as well. It has some half-manual code generation functionality if you're new to GUI automation. There is ...

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