Automation of Graphical User Interface Testing

Of late there has been a proliferation of GUI applications and one should assume there will be proliferation of the ways in which the GUI is tested. Though there are a lot of libraries that would assist in testing a graphical user interface, none of them seem to be very reliable for a lot of reasons, say, changing UI in a product causing your test suite to break. Test suites are not smart enough to understand that the UI has changed and that the new UI is not a test case failure but is something that needs to be tested. Unlike a CLI application, there are a lot of operations that should be tested in a GUI system. A small system like Microsoft Wordpad has over 300 operations and it would increase exponentially as the system becomes more complex.

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Santa Anita Canyon

Santa Anita Canyon

Santa Anita Canyon loop is a scenic hike through a small portion of the San Gabriel Mountains. This hike is special to me not only because it was my first hike in the United States but also because of the group I went with. I had never hiked with any of them before and I had a great experience!!

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