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Run Tests Headless

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Run Tests Headless



is it possible to run UI Tests headless?

I know it from selenium for example that I can run my web tests with headless browsers, which makes it like 10 times as fast.


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Re: Run Tests Headless

TestComplete needs an interactive desktop to click on and interact with the UI components of the application under test.  So, in general, the answer is no.

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Re: Run Tests Headless

It depends  on your approach. If you communicate on protocoll- level you can run also headless. If you make GUI. Interactions you need it. This is the same way like selenium works

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