Tuesday, November 12, 2013

[Ann]: Cobra 4.0 - Windows GUI test automation tool

New API:

* selectrow
* doubleclickrowindex
* comboselectindex
* multiselect
* multiremove

Bug fixes:

* Select child row based on tree item, rather than tree
* Fix callback to be registered just once
* Convert all strings to utf-8
* Change port number to listen from command line

Python client:

* 3.x fixes


* New example added for automating Windows app


Nagappan Alagappan
John Yingjun Li
Jia Liu
Andrew, Rob (LDTP forum)
Major Silence (https://github.com/majorsilence/ldtp2)
VMware colleagues

Please spread the word and also share your feedback with us (email me).

About LDTP:

Cross Platform GUI test automation tool Linux version is LDTP, Windows version is Cobra and Mac version is PyATOM.

* Linux version is known to work on GNOME / KDE (QT >= 4.8) / Java Swing / LibreOffice / Mozilla application on all major Linux distribution
* Windows version is known to work on application written in .NET / C++ / Java / QT on Windows XP SP3 / Vista SP2 / Windows 7 SP1 / Windows 8.
* Mac version is known to work on OS X Snow Leopard /Lion/Mountain Lion/Maverick. Where ever PyATOM runs, LDTP should work on it.

Tests can be written in: Python/Ruby/Perl/Java/C#/Clojure/VB.NET/PowerShell

Download source

Download binary (Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8)
System requirement: .NET 3.5, refer README.txt after installation

Documentation references:

For detailed information on LDTP framework and latest updates visit

For information on various APIs in LDTP including those added for this release can be got from here
Java doc

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