June 2011 Monthly Meeting Summary

Topic:
THE SIKULI OPEN SOURCE TEST AUTOMATION TOOL

Sikuli is an open source visual technology to automate/test GUI's by utilizing image processing; it includes Sikuli Script, a Jython visual scripting API, and the Sikuli IDE for writing visual scripts with screenshots easily. Two perspectives were provided - a) from one of Sikuli's developers, and b) from experienced Sikuli users.

Presenter Bios:
Rudy Regner is a Systems/Software Test Consultant with 30 years testing experience on a wide range of systems – mostly real-time Satellite Control and Avionics; currently working at U.S. Office of Management and Budget developing test strategies for IT platforms used in developing the Federal budget.
Tom Yeh is one of the developers of Sikuli. He received his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009, with a dissertation topic of 'Interacting with Computers using Images for Search and Automation'. He is currently a post-doc researcher with UMIACS and HCIL at the U. of Maryland.

Took place on: Wed. June 8 2011 6:30 PM

Attendance: 22

Meeting Notes:


 
 
 
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