GUI Software Testing

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What is GUI Software Testing?

GUI testing is a testing technique in which the application's user interface is tested whether the application performs as expected with respect to user interface behaviour.

GUI Testing includes the application behaviour towards keyboard and mouse movements and how different GUI objects such as toolbars, buttons, menubars, dialog boxes, edit fields, lists, behavior to the user input.

GUI Testing Guidelines

  • Check Screen Validations

  • Verify All Navigations

  • Check usability Conditions

  • Verify Data Integrity

  • Verify the object states

  • Verify the date Field and Numeric Field Formats

GUI Automation Tools

Following are some of the open source GUI automation tools in the market:

ProductLicensed UnderURL
AutoHotkeyGPLhttp://www.autohotkey.com/
SeleniumApachehttp://docs.seleniumhq.org/
SikuliMIThttp://sikuli.org
Robot FrameworkApachewww.robotframework.org
watirBSDhttp://www.watir.com/
Dojo ToolkitBSDhttp://dojotoolkit.org/

Following are some of the Commercial GUI automation tools in the market.

ProductVendorURL
AutoITAutoIThttp://www.autoitscript.com/site/autoit/
EggPlantTestPlantwww.testplant.com
QTPHphttp://www8.hp.com/us/en/software-solutions/
Rational Functional TesterIBMhttp://www-03.ibm.com/software/products/us/en/functional
InfragisticsInfragisticswww.infragistics.com
iMacrosiOpushttp://www.iopus.com/iMacros/
CodedUIMicrosofthttp://www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/
SikuliMicro Focus Internationalhttp://www.microfocus.com/


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