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Webbrouwser with flex app (how to automate it)

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Hi,

Autoit made automated testing of websites posible for me. Great!

But now they want me to test an website that is build in Flex.

Surfing around in the form and on the web did not gave me a suitable solution.

Can someone provide me with a example.

what i want to do is the following:

1 Start brouwser

Open a webbrouwser

Navigate to the site with Flex embedded in the webpage

Wait for page and flex to load

2 Test the flex app.

click on butons

fill in fields

readout fields

readout messages

and so on...

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Flex creates Adobe Flash objects. The browser simply gives the Flash a piece of realestate on the page and an OBJECT tag in the HTML. There is a new feature in Flash 8 called "ExternalInterface" that is supposed to allow you to automate/communicate with Flash via Javascript (and would then work from AutoIt), but you'll need to research it... no experience here yet...

Dale


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Thanks. I briefly looked at this solution.

I believe that i have to edit my flash to get control outsite the flash.

I am testing flash website from a thirdparty so i have no access to the flash.

If this is wrong, please tell me what to do.

Are there other solutions?

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