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What are some good open source UI Testing tools for testing Windows GUI?

Sikilu: Sikuli automates anything you see on the screen. It uses image recognition to identify and control GUI components. It is useful when there is no easy access to a GUI's internal or source code....
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What are some good open source UI Testing tools for testing Windows GUI?

TestStack White: (partial open-source) White is an open-source framework for automating rich client applications based on Win32, WinForms, WPF, Silverlight and SWT (Java) platforms. It is .NET ...
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What is Guerilla testing?

As of my reading- Guerrilla Testing means going into a coffee shop or another public place to ask people there about your product or prototype. It can be conducted anywhere ex- cafe, library, train ...
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What are some good open source UI Testing tools for testing Windows GUI?

This is a newer answer to this question, so give the state of things as of Feb 2019... I would say Appium, Microsoft is deprecating their Coded UI Testing tools and suggests using Appium + ...
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How do I make sure I test all commonly used applications alongside my application?

By definition testing EVERYTHING will take INFINITE TIME. Which I bet is less than optimal (unless your boss is OK with that - then you just found safe job for life :-) So you need to agree with your ...
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What is Guerilla testing?

What is Guerrilla Testing: It is a way to get some quick user feedback on your product or prototype. I can say its usability testing. Guerrilla Testing Covers: It covers an activity by which you need ...
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How to disable user from closing the browser until Test Execution is complete ? using Selenium Webdriver & Chrome

While Selenium can not prevent users from closing the browser, there are other ways you can achieve uninterrupted test execution. Option 1: Use headless chrome With chrome v60+ for windows, you can ...
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GitHub Desktop:Authentication failed.You may not have permission to access the repository

Step for fix issue: Remove repo from GitHub Desktop Logout from your github account [File > Options] File > Add Local Repository Repository > Repository Settings and change to https URL [Important ...
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How to get iOS App crash logs from Windows machine

I am working as a functional engineer in qa outsourcing company, where we provide qa services to the offshore companies. We work on both automation & manual testing and clients (Development Team) ...
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What is Guerilla testing?

Gorilla Testing is a testing technique in which testers or developers also join to testers to test a particular module thoroughly in all aspects. Gorilla Testing is a technique in which repetitive ...
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How can I simulate a defect drive in Windows?

What you are asking for is a fault injection. Unfortunatelly, you are not enough specific in what kind of error you want to reach and there is a lot of different states from bad blocks causing read-...
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Not able to install maven on windows

Steps to install Maven: Install JDK and add path of JAVA_HOME Download Apache Maven Add M2_HOME and MAVEN_HOME Add To PATH Modify your System variables: Add both M2_HOME, JAVA_HOME and MAVEN_HOME ...
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What are "-windows uiautomation" selectors?

UI Automation (often refered to as UIA) relates to a set of interfaces designed to allow one programs to interact with or to control another via the screen, keyboard and mouse. The intention is to ...
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Test automation script with ruby, watir-webdriver to run in Safari browser in Windows?

No The highest version of Safari for Windows is too old. It's also not able to handle many modern web technologies, so you're better off using either a containerized version of Safari, or sticking to ...
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Automated testing for Windows desktop

Sikuli is deprecated as mentioned on GitHub: A new version of Sikuli(X) is available since 2013 as a follow up development SikuliX seems pretty active when you look at their GitHub. Haven't ...
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Performance Testing tool for win & web applications

Not sure if you have dismissed JMETER already, or if I'm missing anything. If not, you should probably give it a spin, since it's a free alternative to others.
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Searching for the most comfortable and cost efficient tool to implement Test Automation for Multiple Environments (Desktop, WEB and Mobile)

Telerik's Test Studio is also a good tool and will provide you required support and features. You can use this tool for testing Web, Mobile, Desktop (but only WPF) applications. test Complete is also ...
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What is Guerilla testing?

What exactly does Guerrilla Testing cover? Many people equate Guerrilla usability testing with QA Services. You don’t actually need much equipment or software testing company to run a usability test. ...
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Windows Desktop Test Lab

Virtualization software. You can use tools like VMWare to setup virtual machines which you then run from your existing machine. You might be on a Mac, a Linux box or a Windows machine, and from it ...
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How to setup a testing system for different platforms and different baselines

What kind of automated testing are you doing? Depending on the answer, there may be products that can do this for you (not sure if that's an option, or if you need it all in house). For instance ...
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What tools are available to test console applications (I/O) on Windows?

I recommend checking out if there are any command line options that you can use to automate the app. Typically console apps have plenty of them. See also https://stackoverflow.com/questions/6511978/...
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How to switch to window with unknown id

You can use an iterator for switching from one window to other in Selenium script: Set<?>windowHandles= driver.getWindowHandles(); Iterator<?> it = windowHandles.iterator(); String ...
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UI testing tools for Win32 app written in C?

For Windows UI automation testing, you can use pywinauto: https://github.com/pywinauto/pywinauto It has a strong community, and it's developer Vasily Ryabov is active on StackOverflow
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Our company's website is IPv6 ready. What all testing I should perform?

I think that just means that your DNS have the records mapping the host name to IPv6 address. No special functional testing is required since it is a network layer change. You can use the sites like ...
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Testing Windows applications with RIDE Robot Framework and Appium?

The DesktopLibrary portion of Robotframework-Zoomba extends AppiumLibrary to support windows applications better. There is a calculator example using Appium or running on WinAppDriver itself. Some ...
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How can I test a cache feature in a windows desktop?

Most caches work as following: Data is requested, retrieved and stored in the cache Data is displayed Next time data is requested the cache is checked if it has data, its max lifetime is checked, if ...
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What is the best approach to test the windows services?

According to my understanding you can use selenium with testNG or Nunit or MStest. As you mention your scenario will be : 1).check the current state of the DB To do that in selenium write a test ...
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What is the best approach to test the windows services?

Visual Studio itself is an IDE, an Integrated Development Environment - not a tool for interacting with databases. However, there are .NET CLR (Common Language Runtime) libraries for programmatic DB ...
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Jenkins Selenium Test on Windows 2012 R2 with Chrome driver

Problem Solved, we had to run the java & the jenkins-slave.exe (Service) with a specefied user, not as system User.
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What are some good open source UI Testing tools for testing Windows GUI?

Katalon Studio supports Windows 10 application testing. From v 7.0 (currently in beta). I belive it is Winium based. More info here: https://docs.katalon.com/katalon-studio/docs/introduction-desktop-...
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