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Announcing automatically updating daily Windows Libreoffice builds

I announced my work on automatically updating builds and the support for Linux daily builds a while ago. The plan has always been to get this feature ready for Windows release builds in time for the 6.0 release. We are … Continue reading

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Announcing automatically updating Linux LibreOffice builds

I’m finally ready to announce LibreOffice daily builds for Linux that integrate our new automatic updater. The work on the automatic updater has been going on for nearly a year now and is finally in a shape that we produce … Continue reading

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LibreOffice crash reporting – An update

Nearly a year ago I wrote a blog post describing the LibreOffice crash reporting setup and how the crash reporting code works. Since then we have released two minor versions with the crash reporter enabled (5.2 and 5.3) including many … Continue reading

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cppunit 1.14 released

It has been quite some time since the last cppunit release – about 3.5 years according to wikipedia – despite having enough changes for quite some time. After seeing some recent LibreOffice commits that would have benefited from the existing … Continue reading

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LibreOffice UI test tutorial (part 1): Adding a simple test.

After writing my last blog post about adding a simple Calc UI test I was thinking about the future direction of my documentation effort. As this documentation has to move to the TDF wiki at some point I was looking … Continue reading

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Writing a LibreOffice Calc UI test

After the blog post describing the design of the UI testing framework I wanted to quickly follow up with a post showing how to write a simple test. As is a bit expected (in the end I’m still a calc … Continue reading

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UI testing in LibreOffice

Anyone familiar with testing in LibreOffice knows that for a long time we have had one huge weak point in our testing infrastructure. Until now we were more or less unable to do any UI testing which means we had … Continue reading

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