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Join askui Tool Workshop on December 14 - 15, 2022

This is a series of 2 Days Workshop with askui lib.‍ Come to both of the two Workshop sessions at the first-ever hands-on workshop with askui!‍‍

Johannes Dienst
December 7, 2022
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Understanding Text Filters in askui

This tutorial demonstrates different methods to handle text elements with askui. askui offers four different methods

Johannes Dienst
December 7, 2022
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Relational Selectors in askui

In this tutorial, we will explain how all the different relational selectors work in askui, so you get a thorough understanding of them. Relational selectors can be difficult and sometimes confusing to work with at first. Sometimes it is even not clear why a specific element will not be selected or why the selector does not seem to work. After reading this tutorial you will know how to use the full power of all the relational selectors. Additionally, you learn what pitfalls you can fall into and how to avoid them in the future.

Johannes Dienst
November 29, 2022
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Automate Web Search on Android Devices with askui

In this tutorial, we will automate web browser searching on Android devices. This tutorial assumes that you have already set up your Android test device, alongside the Android Development Environment. If you haven't set it up yet, you can check out our previous tutorial.

Johannes Dienst
November 29, 2022
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Setting up Android Devices for Testing Mobile Apps

In this tutorial, we will walk you through how to set up an Android device for developing and testing mobile apps running on Android devices. Depending on the testing environment, i.e. whether it is a real Android device or an emulator, the procedure might slightly differ. But the overall process of the setup will be more or less the same.

Johannes Dienst
November 29, 2022
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How to Use the get() Command of askui

This tutorial will show you how you can utilize askuis get()-command to write more powerful automation. With the get()-command you can extract the information askui inferred. Many more automation possibilities become available 🔥.

Johannes Dienst
November 29, 2022
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Zip Images and Upload Them to Google Drive On Windows With askui

This tutorial will show you how to zip files on your filesystem and then upload them to Google Drive on Windows OS. The goal is to show you a lot of the askui SDK methods in action. Using visual selectors and automation on OS level often feels confusing at first. This tutorial will give you many of the tools you need to automate your own workflows.

Johannes Dienst
November 30, 2022
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Challenges in User Interface Automation: The Future is Now

In this last blog, we look at cutting-edge and future technologies that promise to solve UI Automation for user interfaces that are currently hard to test without a special setup.

Johannes Dienst
November 21, 2022
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Challenges in User Interface Automation: New Approaches

In this blog, we will discuss the problems that come with selector-based approaches and how current tools try to remedy them with Smart Selectors and Self-healing Tests.

Johannes Dienst
November 21, 2022