The article provides an overview of using a GUI recorder and playback tool that is developed under the TPTP test framework. This tool allows users to record GUI actions in the Eclipse platform and play them back to verify the functionality of their product. It is meant to allow Eclipse developers to automate regression tests that often require many resources to perform repetitive tasks to verify basic functionalities.
For developers of SWT and JFace applications it’s a interesting feature .. all Eclipse platform developers should be aware of it. And it’s a nice introduction in Test and Performance Tools Platform Project.