How to develop Ranorex friendly applications?

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How to develop Ranorex friendly applications?

Post by artur_gadomski » Tue May 15, 2012 10:19 am

I would like to learn more about how Ranorex works and how to develop applications that are easy to automate. I want to be able to tell our developers how to use and maintain controls and forms so that our automation effort is as small as possible. I would like to be able to explain to them why unknown element is bad for us and what they can do to change it to button element.

But I have barely any idea where to start my learning. From bits and pieces I've gathered that Microsoft Accessibility and UI Automation are places to start. Can you recommend anything else or some good sources? I am for now only interested in Windows Applications so no web pages or Flash.

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Re: How to develop Ranorex friendly applications?

Post by Ciege » Tue May 15, 2012 5:10 pm

I can't believe I actually found this documet again... A freind from long long ago wrote it... It specifically uses HTML for the examples and Rational Robot as the automation tool (this was in 2004 after all), but the ideas it talks about are still sound. ... automation

The gist is, making sure that developers uniquely name their objects and remain consistent throughout the development process...
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