GUI automation tool (windows)

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Wed Aug 11 06:52:52 CEST 2010


In message <i3t449$7cg$1 at reader1.panix.com>, Grant Edwards wrote:

> Automated GUI intended to uncover problems in the underlying program
> functionality ...

That “underlying” functionality has nothing to do with the GUI, then. Why 
not test it directly, rather than go through the GUI?

> Automated GUI testing often isn't even being used to test the program
> whos GUI is being automated.  It's often used to test _other_ programs
> with which the GUI-automated-program interacts.

Again, this sounds like it has nothing to do with the GUI per se.



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