GUI automation tool (windows)

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Wed Aug 11 04:57:27 CEST 2010


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<abe9b308-db83-4ca8-a71a-12d2025a7615 at i31g2000yqm.googlegroups.com>, Alex 
Barna wrote:

> On Aug 10, 10:05 am, Lawrence D'Oliveiro
>
>> Can’t understand the point to it. “GUI automation” is a contradiction in
>> terms, because a GUI is designed for use by humans to do manual tasks,
>> not ones that can be automated.
> 
> Automating GUI is for testing.

But the most egregious GUI problems are going to be with humans being unable 
to figure out how to do something, am I right? How are you going to uncover 
those problems, except by testing with real people? Automated testing isn’t 
going to do it.



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