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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

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 very professional."
Release Notes, DownloadAbout QF-TestFAQ

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 very professional."

November 11, 2014

QF-Test patch 4.0.2-p1 released 

This patch brings support for Firefox 34 on par with the official Firefox release this week and for the upcoming Firefox version 35.
Release Notes, DownloadAbout QF-TestFAQ

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 live.

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.
Release Notes, DownloadAbout QF-TestFAQ

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.
Release Notes, DownloadAbout QF-TestFAQ

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 integration.

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 system.

September 17, 2014

QFS at the W-JAX 14 in Munich: Hope to see you! 

From November 4 through 6 we are going to present the new features of QF-Test 4 live at our booth at the W-JAX conference in Munich.

Entry to the foyer with our product presentation and to the exhibition area with our stand is free (the conference itself is not). We're looking forward to seeing you at our stand.

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 as well.
Release Notes, DownloadAbout QF-TestFAQ

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 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.
Release Notes, DownloadAbout QF-TestFAQ

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, DownloadAbout QF-TestFAQ

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.
Release Notes, DownloadAbout QF-TestFAQ

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.
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.
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, DownloadAbout QF-TestFAQ

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.

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

April 29, 2014

QF-Test version 3.5.6 released 

This update primarily adds support for Firefox versions 29 and 30.
Release Notes, DownloadAbout QF-TestFAQ

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

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, DownloadAbout QF-TestFAQ

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!

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, DownloadAbout QF-TestFAQ

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 to the general orientation 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 or via phone +49 8171 386 480, there are only few places left.

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, DownloadAbout QF-TestFAQ

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.
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."

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.

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 only)References