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Upload PDF and Send E-Mail with AskUI Studio

In this part of the guide, we will use AskUI Studio to send an email with a PDF file attached. We will start with the condition where we already have a PDF file to send via email. In the example, we will use a gmail accout for the demonstration, but it would also work with any other email service.

Haram Choi
February 12, 2024
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Run AskUI Workflows with Pipedream for Smoke Testing

This blog describes all the steps on how to integrate AskUI into a Pipedream workflow, so we get the benefit of visual selection and user interaction. We do this by implementing a smoke test for a login form.

Johannes Dienst
February 14, 2024
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Download a Generated Printable PDF with AskUI Studio

This guide is designed to assist you to leverage our web-based automation environment, AskUI Studio. In particular, we will be focusing on generating a printable calendar, and downloading it in PDF from a dedicated website. By the end of this tutorial, you will be equipped with the basic knowledge to utilize AskUI Studio to interact with a website and handle pop-up dialogs for printing and downloading files.

Haram Choi
February 12, 2024
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Automate Glowing Outline Effect in Gimp with AskUI

AskUI shines when you realize a workflow has a complex click path and you want to automate it ad-hoc. This blog post shows you how you can automate a graphics effect I need for YouTube thumbnails: Outline the glow effect of a cropped-out person in Gimp!

Johannes Dienst
February 13, 2024
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Best Desktop automation software to use in 2024

The world of desktop automation is rich and diverse, with each tool offering unique capabilities tailored to different testing needs. From the robustness of Selenium and Appium to the user-friendly interface of Ranorex Studio and the no-code approach of Leapwork, the choices are many.

Ron van Cann
January 3, 2024

Developing an Automated UI Controller using GPT Agents and GPT-4 Vision

The emergence of Large Language Models (LLMs) like ChatGPT has ushered in a new era in text generation and AI advancements. While tools such as AutoGPT have aimed at task automation, their reliance on underlying DOM/HTML code poses challenges for desktop applications built on .NET/.SAP. The GPT-4 Vision (GPT-4v) API addresses this limitation by focusing on visual inputs, eliminating the need for HTML code.

Murali Kondragunta
February 13, 2024

Canvas test automation, a comprehensive example

An example, how AskUI can help automate canvas based test environments, with tutorials, flows and more!

Ron van Cann
December 29, 2023

HTML5 Canvas Testing: Techniques, Tools, and Best Practices

Welcome to our blog post on HTML5 Canvas testing! In today's digital world, HTML5 Canvas has become an essential tool for creating interactive and visually stunning web applications. However, with great power comes great responsibility, and ensuring the quality and reliability of your HTML5 Canvas projects is crucial.

Ron van Cann
December 29, 2023

How to solve complex UI automation projects

In today's digital age, user interface (UI) automation has become an essential part of software development and testing. With the increasing complexity of user interfaces, manual testing alone is no longer sufficient to ensure the quality and reliability of applications. That's where UI automation comes in.

Ron van Cann
December 29, 2023