1597Re: Are you using Win32::GuiTest?
- Nov 14, 2006--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Danny R. Faught" <faught@...> wrote:
> >Are there any similar Perl modules for Linux and Mac OSX? I would
> >automate the key pressing in somewith
> >programs for these operating systems.
> You can use AppleScript for GUI automation on OS X. I was impressed
> how much automation is built in to the OS. I could have used a Perl
> module to bridge to AppleScript, but I decided that because of the
> skimpy documentation (isn't it always?) for both AppleScript and the
> Perl module that sits on top of it, it would be best to learn the native
> AppleScript first.
> I managed to use AppleScript to script several repetitive tasks in my
> client's Mac application (which has no explicit scripting support) and
> caused numerous crashes, many of them reproducible. But when I tried to
> implement a random monkey test, I never quite figured out how to do it.
> Linux has something like an X11::Guitest perl module. I haven't tried
> it. There's also a tool called Android, which isn't object-based, so
> I don't recommend it.
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