[gnome-desktop-testing] Announce: Linux Desktop Testing Project (LDTP) 1.5.0 released

Greetings all,
  We are proud to announce the release of LDTP 1.5.0. This release features number of important breakthroughs in LDTP as well as in the field of Test Automation. This release note covers a brief introduction on LDTP followed by the list of new features and major bug fixes which makes this new version of LDTP the best of the breed. Useful references have been included at the end of this article for those who wish to hack / use LDTP.

About LDTP:

Linux Desktop Testing Project is aimed at producing high quality test automation framework (C / Python) and cutting-edge tools that can be used to test Linux Desktop and improve it. It uses the Accessibility libraries to poke through the application's user interface. The framework also has tools to record test-cases based on user events in the interface of the application which is under testing. We strive to help in building a quality desktop.

Whats new in this release:

Log all failures and take screenshot on each failure - b.g.o # 567589
Create default log file in /tmp/ldtp-$USER
Screenshot using pygtk, instead of ImageMagick import, when possible
Added new api - appundertest

Bug fixes:

b.g.o # 566048
bugs.fd.o # 19813

Special thanks to Ara Pulido <ara ubuntu com> and others as well:

Sandro MILLIEN <msp lloedy com>
Lijun Huang <huanglijun 3 gmail com>
Guofu Xu  <Guofu Xu access-company com>
Nathan Samson <nathansamson gmail com>

Download source tarball - http://download.freedesktop.org/ldtp/1.x/1.5.x/ldtp-1.5.0.tar.gz
Binary (openSUSE / Ubuntu / Fedora / Debian / RHEL / CentOS / Mandriva) - http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/anagappan/ (Just scheduled in openSUSE build service, might take time to complete depending upon server load)

LDTP news:

GNOME Desktop Testing Project uses LDTP - http://live.gnome.org/DesktopTesting
Automated Tests For Anjuta - https://launchpad.net/atfa


For detailed information on LDTP framework and latest updates visit http://ldtp.freedesktop.org

For information on various APIs in LDTP including those added for this release can be got from http://ldtp.freedesktop.org/user-doc/index.html

To subscribe to LDTP mailing lists, visit

IRC Channel - #ldtp on irc.freenode.net


Linux Desktop (GUI Application) Testing Project - http://ldtp.freedesktop.org

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