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  2014
July 31, 2014 Major upgrade: QF-Test 4.0 released
It's done: QF-Test 4.0.0 is now complete and ready for download.
Highlights include support for the new GUI technology JavaFX, Google Chrome as the third browser besides Internet Explorer and Firefox, improved handling for Java WebStart and applets, jQuery UI as additionally supported AJAX framework, generic classes for components of all GUI engines, a multi-level sub-item concept named QPath, similar to XPath, support for the embedded browsers Java FX WebView and JxBrowser 4, an improved user interface with colored syntax highlighting and a new qfs.qft package for client-side ssh connections.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
July 22, 2014 QF-Test version 3.5.7 released
This update primarily adds support for Eclipse / SWT version 4.4 "Luna" as well as for Firefox versions 31 and 32.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
July 14, 2014 Germany celebrates its 4th star - celebrate with us and win!
Football, ole, ole - QFS is in party mood as well so we provide 4% discount on all license purchases until end of July 2014. Be a bit of a winner, too, and get your quote today :-).
Details
July 4, 2014 Release Candidate for QF-Test 4.0 released
QF-Test 4.0 is nearly complete and enters the final release phase with this first Release Candidate, which also introduces QPath, a syntax for multi-level sub-items similar to XPath.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
June 24, 2014 Sports and fun: Company run and summer event
At QFS not only the software runs well: For the sixth time, company employees and their families participated in a company run of the Business Forum Oberland on June 4. Two days later, the soreness had almost subsided and all were fit again for a golf taster course as part of the QFS summer event.
Details
June 5, 2014 Support Tip: QF-Test/web on Ubuntu Linux
In case you need to set up QF-Test for web testing on the latest Ubuntu LTS version 14.04, there are some things you should know. Follwing article from our mailing list will help.
Article, Features QF-Test/web
May 27, 2014 Video QF-Test/web: Web testing made easy
'Reduce complexity' is the magic formula!
Watch our video showing how to test AJAX applications at business level with QF-Test/web mapping the browser's DOM back to high-level UI elements.
Video, Features QF-Test/web
May 13, 2014 Third beta for QF-Test 4.0 released
All the major projects for QF-Test 4.0 have made significant progress since beta 2. Support for the Chrome browser is nearing completion, embedded browser support is stabilizing and has more features and for JavaFX we are already talking about final details like automated procedure recording or some special checks which have now been implemented.
For SWT applications this version fixes a serious performance issue that unfortunately was introduced in QF-Test version 4.0.0-beta2.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
May 8, 2014 50,000 Tests per Day - that is Fun
Our automation framework with QF-Test runs like a clockwork currently. Since February we have reached an average of 3,000 tests per hour (peak: sometimes even over 50,000 per day) with 60 QF-Test daemons :-).
Boris Basic, LT Test Service Center, Suva, Luzern, Switzerland.
Please feel invited to share your small and big success stories.
Testimonials
May 2, 2014 QF-Test Training May 13 - 15, 2014
Secure yourself a place in this compact course in English here at QFS - and best fundamentals for a highly efficient use of QF-Test.
For reservations or further information please contact sales@qfs.de.
Details
April 29, 2014 QF-Test version 3.5.6 released
This update primarily adds support for Firefox versions 29 and 30.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
April 23, 2014 Premiere: Special webinars for Scripting with Jython or Groovy
QFS is now offering special 'Theme Webinars' covering important aspects of test automation with QF-Test.
Our experienced trainer and consultant Martin Moser starts the series with two sessions about the scripting languages Jython and Groovy on April 28 (English) and April 29 (German). Each session will be about 1.5 hours long and costs 100 EUR per user.
For reservations or further information please contact sales@qfs.de.
Details
April 11, 2014 Second beta for QF-Test 4.0 released
This version completes support for generic classes which are now uniform for all GUI engines. Chrome support is progressing well and embedded browsers via JavaFX WebView or JxBrowser 4 can now be interacted with, capture/replay of mouse events already works.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
April 4, 2014 New case study: QF-Test at Swiss Life
Read our new case study about the successful usage of QF-Test at Swiss Life insurance company in Munich!
Details
March 26, 2014 Public beta for QF-Test 4.0 with JavaFX and Chrome support
QF-Test version 4.0.0-beta1 adds support for JavaFX and the Chrome browser.
Additional highlights include improved support for Java WebStart and Applets, support for the AJAX framework jQuery UI, generic classes for components of all GUI engines, an improved user interface with colored syntax highlighting and a new package for client-side ssh connections.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
March 24, 2014 QFS  =  Quality - Fun - Sustainability!
QFS not only stands for our company name - Quality First Software - but also for Quality, Fun and Sustainability: this acronym of our company philosophy resulted from an intensive "Leitbild" process in 2012/13, developing the vision and guiding principles for QFS's future with the entire staff and under guidance of an external consultant.
Details on "Leitbild"-Project, QFS Corporate Philosophy
March 8, 2014 Free seats in Webinar Training March 24-27
Save travel time and costs and learn how to use QF-Test efficiently in our webinar (in English) from 24 to 27 March! There are two sessions, each 1.5 hr, on each of the four days, with topics covering the full range from beginner levels (e.g., capture-replay) to advanced (e.g., scripting, dependencies). The 1.5 hr modules can be booked individually or en bloc - register here under sales@qfs.de or via phone +49 8171 386 480, there are only few places left.
Details
February 25, 2014 QF-Test version 3.5.5 released
Besides updating support for Firefox versions 27 and 28 (new) as well as Eclipse / SWT 4.3 SR2 this version fixes focus issues with Java 8 and Swing.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
February 17, 2014 New Video: Dealing with the explosion of complexity in web test automation
"Reduction of complexity" is the magic formula our product QF-Test/web employs to make cross-browser web testing, especially of AJAX based applications, easy and efficient. Watch our new video demonstrating this principle in a graphic way.
Details and Video, Features QF-Test/web
February 4, 2014 New Year, new insights: QF-Test Training February 25-27, 2014
Act now to secure a place in our next compact course at the QFS headquarters in Wolfratshausen near Munich - and to explore how to use QF-Test highly efficiently. Recommendation of a course participant: "I was fully pleased with the course. Both the training and the product (QF-Test) are very professional."
Details
January 27, 2014 QFS and Muth Partners: New partnership for your software quality
QFS and its new partner Muth Partners (Wiesbaden, Germany) share the common goal to assist customers effectively with continuous monitoring and improvement of their software quality.
Muth Partners work is based on years of experience in quality management systems and test tools, test specification, test automation, load- / performance tests and review implementation. In addition, they conduct training for ISTQB® Certified Tester.
Details
January 14, 2014 hsp committed to QF-Test
We are pleased to report on the initiative of our customers hsp Handels-Software-Partner GmbH announcing about our technological partnership. Our test tool QF-Test helps hsp to examine the various aspects of GUI usability of their e-balance tool Opti.Tax for their customers reliably. Especially the combination of ease of use and structuring of highly complex IT processes has convinced them.
Details (German PDF), References
  2013
December 23, 2013 Merry Christmas
Instead of Christmas cards: We would like to thank all of you for your cooperation and support within the last year. We wish you and your families merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Like every year we contribute a fixed multi-digit number of revenues to personally best known social projects.
About QFS
December 11, 2013 QF-Test version 3.5.4 released
The main focus of this release is on updates for Firefox versions 26 and 27 and ZK version 7 as well as synchronization of events with AJAX HTTP requests for additional toolkits.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
November 26, 2013 Free seats in German QF-Test Training December 10 - 12
There is a late-year qualification option for QF-Test at the date above. It pays off as a current participant stated:
"Thanks to the very competent training session we are now prepared for a speedy start with QF-Test."
Boris Basic, LT Test Service Center, Suva, Luzern, Switzerland
Details
November 13, 2013 World Quality Report 2013: Quality-awareness in the IT sector increases
The fifth World Quality Report published September 2013 by Capgemini, Sogeti and HP reveals that application Testing and Quality Assurance (QA) has become increasingly important to organizations. While in 2012 about 18 percent of the total IT budget was spent on average on QA, the percentage has grown to up to a quarter of the budget in 2013. German businesses are still at the forefront of quality maturity. The report further indicates that increasing complexity of test-architectures and their handling still pose difficulties.
Details
September 17, 2013 QF-Test version 3.5.3 released
This release introduces support for the AJAX toolkit ICEfaces, adds support for Firefox versions 24 and 25 and further improves Java WebStart startup.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
July 2, 2013 QF-Test version 3.5.2 released
This maintenance release improves handling of Java WebStart and applets after the latest Java security fixes from Oracle and comes with updated support for Eclipse / SWT 4.3 "Kepler", Firefox 22 and 23 and Testlink 1.9.7.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
May 15, 2013 QF-Test version 3.5.1 released
The highlight of this release is newly added support for the AJAX toolkits PrimeFaces and ZK, complemented by updates for RAP 2 and Vaadin 7, version updates for Firefox 21 and 22 as well as for the upcoming Eclipse / SWT 4.3 "Kepler"
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
March 20, 2013 QF-Test versions 3.5.0 and 3.4.14 released
This "dot-zero" release QF-Test version 3.5.0 completes the main feature set of QF-Test version 3.5 and the parallel release of version 3.4.14 marks the end of the release cycle for QF-Test 3.4.
Both versions add support for Firefox 20 and Eclipse / SWT 4.2.2/3.8.2 and work around a bug in recent JREs that could cause batch execution to simply stop in the middle of a test.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
January 21, 2013 Exhibitor at OOP 2013 Munich
QFS presented itself and the latest version of QF-Test at OOP 2013 in Munich.
Details
January 8, 2013 QF-Test versions 3.5M3 and 3.4.13 released
Support was added for Firefox version 19 and updated for Firefox version 18 after an incompatible change. Interaction with Internet explorer 10 was improved and the project concept in QF-Test 3.5M3 now includes support for handling sub-projects.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
  2012
November 16, 2012 QF-Test versions 3.5M2 and 3.4.12 released
Both versions come with Eclipse support updated to versions 4.2.1 and 3.8.1, Firefox support up to version 18 and improved handling of Java WebStart.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
October 29, 2012 QF-Test version 3.5M1 released
The main new features of this medium upgrade to QF-Test version 3.5 include:
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Grouping and managing test-suites in projects
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Support for AJAX toolkit Vaadin
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Better abstraction with generic classes for web pages
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Full sub-item support for several AJAX toolkits
See the release notes for a complete list.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
October 4, 2012 QF-Test version 3.4.11 released
This version fixes applet support for the latest security updates of Java 1.6 and 1.7. Firefox support now includes version 17.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
September 24, 2012 QMetry - A new QFS partner for test management
QMetry, a premier test management platform provider, is a new QFS partner. The integration of QF-Test with QMetry, available through the cloud or on-premise, helps QA practitioners combine test automation with manual testing through a common interface and enables them to view and assimilate results through a centralized dashboard and other insightful results.
Details, Press
August 7, 2012 QF-Test version 3.4.10 released
This version adds support for the coming Firefox versions 15 and 16 and improves the IO performance for test-suites located on slow file systems.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
June 29, 2012 QF-Test version 3.4.9 released
This version complements the release of Eclipse "Juno" with SWT versions 3.8 and 4.2. It also includes support for Firefox version 14 and fixes several bugs in the browser wrapper of QF-Test, including crashes and a significant memory leak.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
June 5, 2012 QF-Test version 3.4.8 released
This version adds support for the new Firefox version 13 and Eclipse / SWT versions 3.8RC2 and 4.2RC2.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
April 24, 2012 QF-Test version 3.4.7 released
This version adds support for the new Firefox version 12 and improves the workaround for a DLL conflict problem with Firefox version 10 and higher on Windows.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
March 27, 2012 QF-Test version 3.4.6 released
This version mainly adds support SWT versions 3.7.2 and 3.8M6 and fixes a crash in Internet Explorer as well as startup problems with Firefox on Windows.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
March 14, 2012 Developer wanted - job opportunities at QFS
This time we are not providing an upgrade but look for some - of our development team.
Details, About QFS
March 12, 2012 QF-Test version 3.4.5 released
This version mainly adds support for the new Firefox version 11 and works around a DLL conflict problem with Firefox version 10 and higher on Windows.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
January 30, 2012 QF-Test version 3.4.4 released
This version mostly fixes a number of bugs and adds support for Firefox 10 and Eclipse / SWT 3.8M5 as well as experimental support for Eclipse / SWT 4.2M5.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
  2011
October 27, 2011 QF-Test version 3.4.3 released
This version mainly adds support for the upcoming Firefox versions 8 and 9.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
September 29, 2011 10 Years QFS - a good reason to celebrate
In December 2001 QFS started as a one-man show. Ten years later the company successfully services more than 600 customers in 50 countries. Definitely a good cause for celebration.
About QFS, 10 years event
September 15, 2011 QF-Test version 3.4.2 released
This maintenance version mostly fixes a number of bugs and adds support for Firefox version 7.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
July 15, 2011 QF-Test version 3.4.1 released
Besides fixing a number of bugs, this version adds support for Firefox versions 5 and 6 and for Eclipse 3.7 Indigo.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
June 27, 2011 QF-Test patch 3.4.0-p1 released
This patch adds support for testing Firefox version 5 and Eclipse / SWT version 3.7 Indigo.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
May 26, 2011 QF-Test version 3.4.0 released
This "dot-zero" release completes the main feature set of QF-Test version 3.4.
The many new features of this version include support for restoring the last session upon restart and iteration ranges for data nodes in data drivers.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
March 10, 2011 QF-Test version 3.4M2 released
QF-Test version 3.4 Milestone 2 adds support for Eclipse / SWT 3.6.2 and 3.7M5 and further improves on many of the new features introduced with version 3.4, most notably the advanced search and replace functionality and debugger integration in the workbench view.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
February 3, 2011 QF-Test version 3.4M1 released
Version 3.4 Milestone 1 marks the start of the new QF-Test version 3.4 and the end of the separation into development and production versions.
The many new features in this release range from technical aspects like improved memory management to design and usability tuning like the advanced search capabilities and updated workbench view.
The new 'HTTP Request' node enables direct interaction with web servers while bypassing the browser altogether.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
January 11, 2011 Skills shortage? Not here: Staff motivation at QFS
To make them come and stay - skilled employees are scarce. IHK business magazine researched what entrepreneurs can do to get good staff and establish a long-term binding to the company. QFS was a most welcome example.
Details (German PDF article), Press
  2010
November 30, 2010 QF-Test version 3.3.0 released
Version 3.3.0 is the first release on the new development branch of QF-Test.
This version comes with a bunch of new features. Highlights are updated versions of Jython (2.5.1) and Groovy (1.7.2), support for Eclipse 3.6.1, experimental support for Firefox 4 and IE 9, integration with Hudson CI and fault-tolerant image checks.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
October 18, 2010 Improved software test automation - QFS and QualiSystems proudly present their tool integration
The new tool combination of QFS' QF-Test and QualiSystems' TestShell which already is in use by several telecom industry leaders enables automated regression and load testing for complex GUIs based on Swing, SWT, AJAX, HTML, Eclipse plug-ins, RCP applications, ULC, CaptainCasa, Java applets and Java WebStart in combination with a wide range of network protocols, script languages and test instruments.
Details, Press
September 17, 2010 Regional Business Prize for QFS
QFS was awarded with a regional business prize for reconcilability of job and family. The award was part of the yearly Bad Tölz - Wolfratshausen district business reception.
Details, Press
July 29, 2010 Presentation at Eclipse Testing Day 2010 on September 8th in Darmstadt
Martin Moser, Senior Consultant and Trainer at QFS, will give a presentation at the Eclipse Testing Day 2010 titled:
"Preventing Bananaware: Test automation from a user's perspective for RCP applications".
The one-day conference will take place on September 8th in Darmstadt, Germany.
Details, Events
July 15, 2010 QF-Test version 3.2.2 released
Version 3.2.2 is a maintenance release for the production branch 3.2 of QF-Test.
Besides fixing a few bugs it adds support for Eclipse / SWT 3.6 "Helios" and multi selection in an SWT FileDialog.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
June 23, 2010 Presentation at ASQF Munich
On July 13th, 2010, Martin Moser, Senior Consultant and Trainer at QFS, will give a (German) presentation at ASQF (Association for Software Quality and Further Education) - Group South in Munich titled:
Stable GUI Tests by use of a modular Testing Architecture.
Details, Events
May 11, 2010 QF-Test version 3.2.1 released
Version 3.2.1 is the first maintenance release on the production branch 3.2 of QF-Test.
The focus of this release is fixing bugs, there is no new functionality.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
March 25, 2010 Medium upgrade to QF-Test 3.2.0 released
Version 3.2.0 is the first release on the new production branch of QF-Test.
New features cover all aspects from extended functionality (Web testing in combination with Java applets, detailed reports), improved user experience (no more JDK instrumentation, workbench view, incremental search), additional documentation ('Best Practices' part in the manual) to extensibility with several new APIs.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
February 9, 2010 QF-Test Version 3.1.4 released
This development version serves as a prerelease for the coming production release 3.2 of QF-Test. It focuses on completion and stabilization of the many new features introduced over the last year.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
  2009
December 1, 2009 QF-Test Version 3.1.3 released
This new development version focuses on stabilizing the new workbench view and an enhanced report with 'Test-step' nodes for structuring 'Test-cases'.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
November 11, 2009 Exhibitor at W-JAX 2009
QFS presents itself and the latest version of QF-Test in November 2009 at the W-JAX conference in Munich, Germany.
Details
October 15, 2009 QF-Test Version 3.1.2 released
This latest development version comes with many new features and improvements especially for QF-Test's user interface and adds support for interacting with the popular open source test management tool TestLink.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
September 30, 2009 Support for Eclipse / SWT 3.5.1 added
An add-on for QF-Test 3.1.1 and 3.0.3 with support for the latest Eclipse / SWT version is now available.
Release Notes, Download About QF-Test, FAQ
October 10, 2009 Exhibitor at ASQT 2009
QFS presents itself and the latest version of QF-Test in October 2009 at ASQT 2009 - User Conference Software Quality and Test in Klagenfurt, Austia.
Details
July 28, 2009 QF-Test Version 3.1.1 released
Highlights of this new version on the development branch are completion of the new check mechanism with custom check support for all check data types and user-defined bookmarks for faster navigation. The new ClassNameResolver is a major milestone for AJAX web testing, where it significantly improves component recognition.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
July 28, 2009 QF-Test version 3.0.3 released
Besides fixing a number of bugs this version on the production branch mainly provides bidirectional compatibility with the new check mechanism in the current development version.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
June 25, 2009 QF-Test versions 3.0.2-p2 and 3.1.0-p1 released
The patch versions 3.0.2-p2 and 3.1.0-p1 provide support for the new version of Eclipse 3.5 "Galileo".
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
May 19, 2009 QF-Test Version 3.1.0 released
Version 3.1.0 is the first release on the new development branch of QF-Test.
This version comes with a bunch of new features. Highlights are combined testing of a web page and its embedded Java applets, automatic refactoring for calls to test-cases, procedures and dependencies when their targets change and new, powerful APIs for setting options, custom checks, next-generation resolvers and monitoring of test-runs.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
March 27, 2009 QF-Test Version 3.0.2 released
Version 3.0.2 is a maintenance release for the current production branch of QF-Test.
Besides a number of bug-fixes this version also comes with support for the latest Eclipse / SWT versions 3.4.2 and 3.5M6 and an extension to the daemon API.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
March 10, 2009 Exhibitor at JAX 2009
QFS presents itself and the latest version of QF-Test in April 2009 at the JAX conference in Mainz, Germany.
Details
January 23, 2009 QF-Test Version 3.0.1 released
Version 3.0.1 is a maintenance release for the current production branch of QF-Test.
Besides a number of bug-fixes this version also comes with new features, among them the ability to directly specify proxy settings for a web SUT.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
  2008
December 5, 2008 QF-Test Version 3.0 released
The final version of QF-Test 3.0 is now available.
Highlights among the new features include cross-browser web testing with web2.0/AJAX support, integration with HP Quality Center and Imbus TestBench, Groovy as a second scripting language, 64-bit support for SWT on Windows and Linux and many more.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
November 7, 2008 Final Beta for QF-Test Version 3 released
Todays release of QF-Test 2.9.9 heralds the end of the beta period for QF-Test version 3.
The re-engineered web module provides improved Ajax support and a general speedup. Web testing with Mozilla on Linux is now supported for the first time.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
October 10, 2008 QF-Test 2.2.4 released
Version 2.2.4 is a maintenance release for the current production branch of QF-Test.
It primarily adds support for the recently released Eclipse / SWT version 3.4.1 and fixes some minor bugs.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
September 30, 2008 Second Beta Version of QF-Test 3 released
Today version 2.9.2 has been released, the second beta version of QF-Test version 3.
Beside a stabilised web module it contains a number of enhancements and also adds support for the recently released Eclipse / SWT version 3.4 "Ganymede" including 64-bit variant for Linux.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
July 16, 2008 QF-Test Version 3 Beta released
With QF-Test 2.9.1 today the first official beta version of QF-Test 3.0 has been released.
Beside the highlight "Web testing", Groovy is now supported as second scripting language and integration with common test management tools (HP/Mercury Quality Center, Imbus TestBench) is possible. Furthermore basic procedures can be generated automatically now and annoying OutOfMemoryErrors were abolished thanks to split run-logs.
Release Notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
July 1, 2008 QF-Test 2.2.3 released
Version 2.2.3 is a maintenance release for the current production branch of QF-Test.
It adds support for the recently released Eclipse / SWT version 3.4 "Ganymede", including the 64-bit variant for Linux.
Release notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
March 26, 2008 QF-Test 2.2.2 released
Version 2.2.2 is a maintenance release for the current production branch of QF-Test.
It adds support for SWT versions 3.4M5 and 3.3.2 - the latter now also including 64-bit Linux - and fixes a number of bugs, among them a serious memory leak.
Release notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
January 24, 2008 QF-Test 2.2.1 released
Version 2.2.1 is a maintenance release for the current production branch of QF-Test.
Besides a number of bug-fixes this version also comes with new features, among them support for Eclipse / SWT 3.4 milestone 4.
Release notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
  2007
December 5, 2007 Medium upgrade to QF-Test 2.2.0 released
Version 2.2.0 is the first release on the new production branch of QF-Test.
New features include data driver nodes for Excel files and databases, a progress indicator for interactive tests and dynamic comments in reports.
Together with the completion of the feature set for SWT testing, the new thread security check for Swing applications and the expansion of the standard library this represents a great leap from version 2.0.
Release notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
October 29, 2007 QF-Test version 2.1.1 released
Version 2.1.1 is a maintenance release for the current development branch of QF-Test.
Besides a number of bug-fixes it completes the new features introduced with version 2.1.0 and adds a few of its own, like support for Eclipse / SWT 3.3.1 and improved configuration of the available memory for QF-Test.
Release notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
September 12, 2007 QF-Test version 2.1.0 released
Version 2.1.0, the new development release of QF-Test, is now available for download. It comes with many new features and support for Eclipse / SWT and Swing testing are now on par.
Release notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
August 16, 2007 QF-Test version 2.0.5 released
This maintenance release for QF-Test 2.0 just fixes a number of bugs.
Release notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
July 5, 2007 Exhibitor at Java Forum Stuttgart
QFS attended the Java Forum Stuttgart 2007 as exhibitor including a very well attended presentation.
Details
July 3, 2007 QF-Test version 2.0.4 released
This maintenance release for QF-Test 2.0 adds support for the recently released Eclipse / SWT version 3.3 "Europa" and also fixes a number of bugs.
Release notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
May 16, 2007 QF-Test version 2.0.3 released
This maintenance release for QF-Test 2.0 adds support for Eclipse / SWT version 3.3M7, further simplifies testing of Eclipse/RCP based applications and fixes a number of bugs.
Release notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
March 26, 2007 QF-Test version 2.0.2 released
Besides some bugfixes, this maintenance release for QF-Test 2.0 also introduces a few new features, including automatic retrieval of component names for Eclipse/RCP-based applications.
Release notes, Download, About QF-Test, FAQ
March 14, 2007 Exhibitor at Swiss Testing Day
QFS attends the Swiss Testing Day 2007 in Zurich as exhibitor including a very well attended presentation.
Details
January 23, 2007 Exhibitor at OOP
QFS presents itself and the latest version of QF-Test at OOP 2007 in Munich.
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January 19, 2007 QF-Test version 2.0.1 released
This is a maintenance release for QF-Test 2.0.
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  2006
December 5, 2006 QF-Test 2.0 Final released
The final version of QF-Test 2.0 has been released today.
Highlights among the many new features include support for testing of SWT based applications, small-scale test management support, an automated dependency management mechanism, data-driven testing without the need for scripting and the fully redesigned report generation system.
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November 27, 2006 Release Candidate for QF-Test 2.0 released
QF-Test 1.99.1, the Release Candidate for QF-Test 2.0, has been released today.
Highlights are improved support for testing of SWT based applications, including the latest Eclipse version 3.2.1, and the fully redesigned report generation system.
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October 4, 2006 QF-Test Version 2 Beta released
QF-Test 1.99.0, the first Beta version for QF-Test 2.0 has been released today.
Highlights among the new features are support for testing Eclipse / SWT based applications, small-scale test management support, fully automated dependency management and data-driven testing without the need for scripting.
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June 21, 2006 qftestJUI version 1.08.6 released
Besides some bugfixes, this maintenance release for the stable 1.8 branch of qftestJUI also introduces a few new features, including a new way of recording image checks and a menu item for triggering thread dumps in the system under test.
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January 23, 2006 Exhibitor at SQC 2006
QFS presents itself and the latest version of qftestJUI at Software & Systems Quality Conferences in Düsseldorf.
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January 16, 2006 Exhibitor at OOP 2006
QFS attends OOP 2006 in Munich as exhibitor including a well attended presentation.
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February 1, 2006 qftestJUI version 1.08.5 released
A subtle change in JDK version 1.05.0_06 could cause an annoying exception which this release fixes along with a number of other small issues. It also comes with a few minor improvements and updates to the documentation.
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  2005
October 28, 2005 QFS at the Systems 2005
Martina Schmid from QFS has been invited to participate in a panel discussion titled "Impulses for Innovations: Being Successful in a Niche
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September 27, 2005 qftestJUI version 1.08.4 released
This version of qftestJUI fixes a bug that prevented proper recording of checks on sub-items of complex components.
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September 15, 2005 qftestJUI version 1.08.3 released
This version of qftestJUI now officially supports load testing. The event filters introduced in the previous version make it possible to run multiple SUTs on a single desktop. This version adds the ability to synchronize tests across multiple machines.
The newly introduced license models facilitate running a large number of parallel tests at a reasonable price.
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September 13, 2005 Techtrust appointed distributor for qftestJUI in India
QFS is pleased to announce the partnership with TECHTRUST who will distribute qftestJUI in India and also offer support.
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June 8, 2005 qftestJUI version 1.08.2 released
Besides some bugfixes, this maintenance release for the stable 1.8 branch of qftestJUI also includes a number of new features, most notably an event filter for increased test stability under heavy load and the ability to run multiple test-suites in batch mode.
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March 15, 2005 qftestJUI version 1.08.1 released
This is a maintenance release for the stable 1.8 branch of qftestJUI.
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January 24, 2005 Medium upgrade for qftestJUI released
Version 1.08.0, the new stable version of qftestJUI, is now available for download.
Highlights of this update include support for Java applets, recording of Drag&Drop, on-the-fly compression of run-logs, Jython terminals and a host of other new features.
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January 10, 2005 qftestJUI version 1.07.2 released
This latest release for the development version 1.7 of qftestJUI is now feature-complete. The new connection mechanism, Jython terminals, recording and replay of Drag&Drop have been further enhanced and honed, more new features were added and a number of bugs have been fixed.
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  2004
December  21, 2004 qftestJUI version 1.06.2 released
This is a maintenance release for the stable 1.06 branch of qftestJUI.
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November 8, 2004 qftestJUI version 1.07.1 released
This is a maintenance release for the recently released development version 1.07.0 of qftestJUI.
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November 4, 2004 New version of qftestJUI released
Version 1.07.0, the new development release of qftestJUI, is now available for download. The number of new features in this release is huge. Most prominent are support for Java applets, direct recording of Drag&Drop, return values for Procedure nodes, on-the-fly compression of run-logs, hierarchical resolution of component names and a NameResolver for OptionPanes.
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August  24, 2004 qftestJUI version 1.06.1 released
This is a maintenance release for the stable 1.06 branch of qftestJUI.
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May 25, 2004 Medium upgrade for qftestJUI released
Version 1.06.0, the new stable version of qftestJUI, is now available for download.
Highlights in this update include image checks for the automated verification of graphical user-interface elements and time constraints for monitoring response time behavior. This release additionally offers support of Java version 1.5 as well as a new plugin concept for jar files, the integration of external script editors, and a test library with useful standard procedures.
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April 6, 2004 qftestJUI version 1.05.2 released
This new release on the qftestJUI development branch features support for JDK 1.5 beta, automatic handling of temporary modal dialogs and 'busy' GlassPanes as well as improved recording, packing and replay of mouse events in tricky circumstances.
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March 30, 2004 Impressions from CeBIT
QFS took part in CeBIT 2004 - one of the world's largest IT trade-shows - in Hannover, Germany from March 18th through the 24th.
We are very happy with the feedback we received for qftestJUI on seven hard but inspiring days at the fair. We had lots of interesting talks and presentations at our stand. Besides more than 100 new business contacts we also enjoyed meeting some of our customers in person.
February 15, 2004 qftestJUI version 1.05.1 released
This new release on the qftestJUI development branch features improved image checks, response-time verification and a new tutorial chapter about complex components and their sub-items.
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January 15, 2004 qftestJUI version 1.04.3 released
This is a maintenance release for the stable 1.04 branch of qftestJUI.
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  2003
November 18, 2003 New version of qftestJUI released
Version 1.05.0, the new development release of qftestJUI, is now available for download. This release contains a host of new features like image checks, a standard library of common procedures, generation of package and procedure documentation and automatic logging of screenshots after an error, to name only a few.
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November 6, 2003 qftestJUI version 1.04.2 released
This is a maintenance release for the stable 1.04 branch of qftestJUI.
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October 14, 2003 qftestJUI version 1.04.1 released
This is a maintenance release for the stable 1.04 branch of qftestJUI.
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October 7, 2003 New release of qflib available
Version 0.99.0 of qflib, the free Java library developed and maintained by Quality First Software GmbH, is now available for download.
qflib is compatible with JDK 1.1 through JDK 1.4 and is composed of a mixture of packages, covering various aspects of Java program design with an emphasis on GUI development.
September 9, 2003 Medium upgrade for qftestJUI released
Version 1.04.0, the second medium upgrade for qftestJUI since version 1.0, is now available for download.
Main new features compared to version 1.02 are support for Java WebStart, extended support for distributed development through an include mechanism and dependency tracking across multiple suites.
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August 7, 2003 qftestJUI version 1.02.2 released
This maintenance release for the stable 1.02 branch of qftestJUI features a greatly improved tutorial.
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July 23, 2003 qftestJUI version 1.03.1 released
This new release on the qftestJUI development branch features full support for Java WebStart and a greatly improved tutorial.
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June 24, 2003 qftestJUI version 1.02.1 released
This is a maintenance release for the stable 1.02 branch of qftestJUI.
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May 27, 2003 New version of qftestJUI released
Version 1.03.0, the latest development release of qftestJUI, is now available for download. This version has several important new features, among them support for Java WebStart, an include mechanism for test-suites and automatic management of component dependencies across multiple test-suites.
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April 2, 2003 Medium upgrade for qftestJUI released
Version 1.02.0, the first medium upgrade for qftestJUI is now available for download. Major new features relative to 1.0 are a powerful interactive debugger, support for distributed development and a Jython extension API for component and item names.
The upgrade is free for all registered users. As a special introductory offer, new customers will receive a free support-point with each commercial license.
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March 4, 2003 qftestJUI version 1.01.2 released
The final version on the development branch 1.01 of qftestJUI is now available for download. It features further improvements to the debugger and refinements for report generation.
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January 29, 2003 qftestJUI version 1.00.2 released
This is another maintenance release for the stable 1.00 branch of qftestJUI.
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January 15, 2003 qftestJUI version 1.01.1 released
The highlights of this new release for the 1.01 development branch are a debugger interface for tests and the ability to merge test-suites.
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  2002
December 10, 2002 qftestJUI version 1.00.1 released
This is a maintenance release for the stable 1.00 branch of qftestJUI.
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November 27, 2002 qftestJUI version 1.01.0 released
This is the first release on the new development branch with a number of new features like improved Drag&Drop and an extension API.
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October 8, 2002 qftestJUI version 1.0 final released
We are very pleased to announce the general availability of the final version 1.0 of qftestJUI. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all customers and users who have supported us during the beta-test period.
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September 26, 2002 New web-design and logo
We proudly present the new design of our web-site, just in time for the upcoming release 1.0 of qftestJUI. The new logo and web-design were created by puredesign, Berlin.
August 7, 2002 Relaunch of qftestJUI mailing list
The mailing list for qftestJUI users, qftestJUI-list@qfs.de, is now hosted directly on our web-site. Users can (un)subscribe and change their preferences on the mailing list page. A list archive is also available.