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Test-Driven GUI Development with TestNG and Abbot

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Ruiz, A. ; Oracle Corp., Redwood Shores, CA ; Price, Y.W.

Testing GUIs can make the entire system safer and more robust. Any GUI, even one providing only the simplest capabilities, likely encloses some level of complexity. The more user-friendly a GUI is the more complexity it might be hiding from the user. Any complexity in software must be tested because code without tests is a potential source of bugs. A well-tested application has a greater chance of success. Several recommendations and practices can simplify test-driven GUI development for Java Swing applications. TestNG-Abbot, a developer-friendly library, provides a simple API that facilitates the application of TDD to Java GUIs

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Software, IEEE  (Volume:24 ,  Issue: 3 )