August 27, 2015
QF-Test 4.0.7 released
This release mainly brings support for Firefox 41 and Ext JS 6, but it also
includes fixes for various subtle issues in all GUI engines and is a generally
August 6, 2015
Four new QF-Test videos to watch
The introductory videos 'The Quickstart Wizard' and its variant for web
applications 'The Quickstart Wizard Web' show how to begin working with your
The two hands-on guides for handling ComponentNotFoundExceptions in simple and
more complex cases should be very helpful for beginners as well as experienced
July 16, 2015
QF-Test 4.0.6 released
QF-Test is now ready for Windows 10, except that of course Microsoft's new
browser Edge is not supported yet.
Besides the updates for Firefox versions 38.1 ESR, 39 and 40 as well as
Eclipse/SWT 4.5, which were already released as patches, this release includes
support for the AJAX toolkit RAP at version 3.0 and tests for Java FX on Mac
OS X run much better now.
July 9, 2015
QF-Test patch 4.0.5-p2 released
This patch fixes a crash of Firefox 39 on Windows, caused by changes to the
memory management shortly before the release of Firefox 39. It also fixes
handling of Firefox version 38.1 ESR and adds experimental support for Firefox
June 25, 2015
July special webinars about scripting: Get your ticket!
Optimize your use of QF-Test by scripting languages - basic course suitable
for testers and non-developers, too. Our senior trainer and consultant Martin
Moser offers opportunity in English language for Jython on July 6th and Groovy
on July 7th, both in the afternoon. German versions are offered in the morning
The sessions are going to take 1.5 hours each and cost 100 € per
participant and webinar. For reservations or further information please
contact email@example.com or +49 8171 386 48-0.
June 24, 2015
QF-Test patch 4.0.5-p1 released
This patch provides required updates for the SWT libraries in today's final
release of Eclipse 4.5 "Mars".
June 12, 2015
Selenium or QF-Test?
That is the question - at least when you are planning your automated web-GUI
testing. To support your decision process, we prepared a comparison matrix
with the main pros and cons for both tools.
A point in favor of QF-Test may be that the tool offers both developers and
testers an easy start of a comfortable, cross-browser testing requiring no
Features web testing
Video on web test complexity
May 28, 2015
QFS celebrates the 1000th QF-Test customer
Quality prevails: With pride and joy we welcome our 1000th customer, afb Application Services
AG from Munich. In terms of Quality Assurance afb, a leading pan-European full service
provider for the optimization of financing processes for banks and leasing companies, employs
QF-Test as a professional and powerful tool to automate their GUI tests.
Premium software quality is of high importance for afb. The launch of QF-Test was very
efficiently organized: in a workshop with our experts a solid framework for test automation
was created. A smooth start with QF-Test has been guaranteed and will prevent potential design
flaws, individual problems and later time-consuming maintenance.
May 12, 2015
QF-Test 4.0.5 released
Besides support for Firefox versions 38 and 39 this release improves
interaction with JavaFX, adds checks for tooltips and fixes various issues.
April 25, 2015
Are you thinking about evaluating QF-Test?
Then please read the results of recent evaluations:
After having evaluated QF-Test, I personally consider your tool to be the best on the
Kay Dörnemann, Senior Software Engineer, Accso GmbH, Darmstadt.
QF-Test's benefits are: easy to use, good documentation, excellent recognition of our Swing
components. I would definitely recommend your tool to anyone who is working in automated
Abdi Khalid, Project Analyst, Brussels Regional Informatics Centre, Brussels,
March 25, 2015
April special webinar: Get your ticket!
Troubleshooting component recognition issues will be the topic of QFS' next
two special webinars offered by our senior trainer Martin Moser on April 14,
separately for Java and Web. The sessions are going to take 1.5 hours each and
cost 100 € per participant and webinar. German versions are offered at
For reservations or further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or +49 8171 386 48-0.
March 23, 2015
QF-Test patch 4.0.4-p1 released
This patch fixes a crash of Firefox 36 and 37 on Windows during check
March 5, 2015
QF-Test 4.0.4 released
The highlights of this release are support for 64bit Firefox on Linux and the
newly added support for the AJAX framework jQuery EasyUI. Also included are
updates for Firefox 36 and 37 as well as for Eclipse/SWT 4.4 SR2.
February 6, 2015
QF-Test online compact course in March: Get your ticket!
Reserve your seat in our next webinar compact training in English on
March 2-5, 2015 (two sessions 1,5 h each per day) - and learn how to use
QF-Test most efficiently.
Training feedback of a Fortune 100 company, USA:
Thanks much for an
excellent, really outstanding training [...]. Please give your staff and your
team my thanks and appreciation for a well-honed and effective seminar.
January 29, 2015
QF-Test 4.0.3 released
This release improves support for web applications based on GWT as well as
hybrid Java FX and Swing applications, including those with a shared event
dispatch thread. It also includes updates for Firefox versions 35 and 36,
Eclipse version 4.5M4 and the recent Java updates to versions 8u31 and
January 24, 2015
Article: Testing of JavaFX GUI Components
We'd like to inform you about a recent article published on JAXenter. Wolfgang Weigend,
Senior Systems Consultant at Oracle Germany, describes the importance and benefits of GUI
tests for critical JavaFX business applications exemplarily with QF-Test.
December 23, 2014
Merry Christmas from QFS
We'd like to thank you for your confidence and loyalty over the last year and
wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!!
During our Christmas party we decorated a paper Christmas tree with some
glittering events of the QFS year. Please feel invited to follow the link
below for more details.
December 2, 2014
QF-Test patch 4.0.2-p2 released
This patch brings support for Firefox 34 on par with the official Firefox
release this week and for the upcoming Firefox version 35.
November 26, 2014
Old Year, new insights: QF-Test Training
December 9-11, 2014
Act now to secure a place in our next compact course in German language 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
November 11, 2014
QF-Test patch 4.0.2-p1 released
This patch updates support for Firefox 33 to cope with the new Firefox
versioning scheme introduced with Firefox 33.1.
November 10, 2014
W-JAX 14 in retrospect: Thanks for your visits!
QFS attended W-JAX 14 in Munich last week as exhibitor with our senior
consultant Martin Moser presenting the latest QF-Test version at our booth
There was a lot of interest in testing all the different GUI technologies -
both Java and Web - with a predominance of AJAX. QF-Test's special
capabilities in reducing the testing complexity has convinced the audience.
October 22, 2014
QF-Test 4.0.2 released
This release includes important updates for Firefox versions 33 and
34, Eclipse version 4.4 SR1 and the recent Java updates to versions
8u25 and 7u71/7u72.
October 16, 2014
QF-Test 4.0.2 Release Candidate
This release candidate for the upcoming version QF-Test 4.0.2 provides support
for Firefox 33 and fixes a critical WebStart issue caused by the
latest Java updates 7u71, 7u72 and 8u25.
The final QF-Test 4.0.2 version is
going to follow next week after more thorough testing with these Java
updates. Unless you require one of the technologies above, we recommend to
wait until then.
October 8, 2014
JavaFX: Looking smart, testing smart
With Java8 Oracle determines JavaFX as the successor of the good old Swing
GUI toolkit. However, Oracle not only cares about development but also about
how users will be able to test their FX applications.
Actually, QF-Test is the answer as it supports JavaFX in a professional way like
no other tool, as confirmed by Oracle. QF-Test provides seamless support for
JavaFX GUI testing even in combination with Swing or embedded web browser
components. Thanks for all the positive feedback we received so far!
About QF-Test for Java
September 26, 2014
Integration of QF-Test with SQS-TEST/Professional
As a specialized tool for GUI test automation QF-Test now also can be
integrated with SQS-TEST/Professional Suite from SQS and interoperates
seamlessly with this system without special requirements for the
SQS-TEST/Professional is an extensive test management framework, covering
everything from requirement management through test-case development and
execution to integration of test-results into a comprehensive report
August 28, 2014
QF-Test 4.0.1 released
The focus of this release is clearly on fixing bugs, but a number of new
features, like the newly added support for the JavaFX TreeTable, are included
August 13, 2014
September special webinar: Get your ticket!
Effective management of pre- and postconditions with dependencies will be the topic of QFS' next special webinar
offered by our senior trainer Martin Moser on September 23rd. The session is going to take
1.5 hours and costs 100€ per participant. A German version is offered on September 22nd.
For reservations or further information please contact email@example.com or +49 8171 386 48-0.
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.
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.
July 15, 2014
Against the lack of specialists: young talents at QFS
Just before the summer holidays a group of 9th grade pupils visited QFS.
Introduce young people early on into the professional world and show the range of qualified
jobs available locally is the idea behind.
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 :-).
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.
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.
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.
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.