Written by Sergei Terekhov | Tuesday, 27 March 2012
Sikuli is a visual technology to automate graphical user interface (GUI) using images (screenshots).
Sikuli consists of:
API for Jython
Sikuli Script automates everything you see on the screen without using the internal API.
You can programmatically manipulate the web page, Windows / Linux / MacOS X applications, Web applications, or even the iPhone, Andriod applications loaded into the emulator. So, Sikuli can automate almost everything!
How it works?
Example of tool work
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Pros and cons
Allows you to automate any application
No need for knowledge of programming languages
Not always recognizes necessary elements
If you change the design of application you'll probably have to rewrite the tests
Time to time searches for the elements slowly