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[platform-swt-dev] Re: swt.Robot?
- From: Tom Roche <tlroche@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 04 Jan 2003 23:52:34 -0500
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"Henrik Vendelbo" <hvendelbo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Fri, 3 Jan 2003 17:20:30
> How about an interface to native GUI event queue. Which would allow
> you to write test cases manipulating SWT applications as well as
> native applications. A number of automation queries would probably
> be to information only maintained by SWT, but that could be served
> by special message (event) handlers implemented in the platform
> dependent layer.
That sounds very useful--is there one?
IIRC current Java GUI-automation tools (see
) work either by
a stuffing events in java.awt.EventQueue
b wrapping j.a.Robot
so the interface you describe could probably best serve SWT developers
if it was API-compatible with j.a.EventQueue--then we could presumably
just "plug it into" existing tooling.