New Release

Just in time for EclipseCon – Jubula and GUIdancer get new versions

Chris Mayer

The GUI testing tools get a makeover ahead of being part of the Juno release train.

As many put the final touches to their projects for the upcoming
EclipseCon (and the big day for Eclipse Juno), Bredex have
announced standalone versions for the GUI testing tools, Jubula 1.2
and GUIdancer.

The releases claim to add new features to make test result
reporting a doddle and analysis more comfortable, so that the
Eclipse community can easily integrate test results into the
development process. The team showcased just some of the new
features that will become part of the Juno release on their


Both GUIdancer and Jubula now
show detailed information about individual test duration data in
their result reports. Extensive data renovation has been done so
that there is a new option available for entering test data
meaning mathematical and date
functions available out of the box.

GUIdancer also comes with a new
web dashboard, thanks to the power of RAP, so that test results can
be analysed in the browser – ideal if you’re away from the desktop
for any period of time. GUI
dancer users
will also be able to create entries in bug tracking systems as

Other new things with Jubula and
GUIdancer include a new metrics framework to allow users
to show project data in a variety of ways, such as counting
various things (Test Cases, Event Handlers, Test Steps etc) in the
project, calculating the ratios of specific actions
or show any redundant hierarchies.

The new version of
dancer is available from
GUIdancer shop.
Jubula can be downloaded from the 
Eclipse Project
. Everything is coming together for Juno, from all

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