Harri Porten

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Harri Porten (born 1972) is a software engineer. Porten, a KDE developer and former Trolltech employee, is the CEO of Froglogic, a consultancy company related to Qt development. He currently lives in Hamburg, Germany.

Porten originally wrote the KJS JavaScript engine for Konqueror, the KDE project's file manager and web browser. [1] KJS was eventually used by Apple as the basis for JavaScriptCore. [2] He also contributed to the development of KPPP, the KDE project's Internet dialer.[citation needed]

Porten took part in the development of Qt a GUI toolkit used by Windows, Mac OS X, and X11 developers.[3]

His company Froglogic is known for Squish, a professional cross-platform automated GUI testing framework for applications written using Qt.[4]


  1. ^ "KDE QuickGit :: kjs.git/blob". Retrieved 29 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "[KDE-Darwin] JavaScriptCore, Apple's JavaScript framework based on KJS". 10 March 2007. Retrieved 29 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Staff, OSNews. "Interview with TrollTech's Harri Porten". Retrieved 29 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "QANews.com". Retrieved 29 October 2016. 

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