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Announcing The #10YearsOfSauce Social Media Challenge
Posted by Rebecca Cramer in News & Product Updates

Sauce Labs celebrates its 10th birthday on July 30, 2018! We are thankful to our customers, partners, Saucers, and all of those in the open source and testing communities who have helped us reach this milestone. And now, to help us celebrate such a momentous occasion, we’re inviting the entire community to participate in a fun social media challenge. It’s simple: get creative, put on [...]

The Evolution of Software Quality
Posted by Scott Fitzpatrick in QAQuality Assurance

One of the core responsibilities of a DevOps organization is to ensure a high level of software quality. And like any other term in the software development industry, “software quality” has evolved. For a long period of time, software quality was a phrase used to designate an application’s capacity to perform its core function—that is, to answer the question: Does the [...]

Help! I'm a Manual Tester. How Do I Learn to Automate?
Posted by Michael Churchman in Software Development & Testing

Keeping your skills up to date is an absolute necessity in any line of work, and the software industry is certainly no exception. To illustrate this point, consider software testing. The challenges that you need to meet as a software tester are always growing greater. The volume of tests that is considered normal and the pace of testing are determined by current standards for application [...]

Sauce Labs Announces New Technology Alliance Program
Posted by Rebecca Cramer in News & Product Updates

We are happy to announce the brand-new Sauce Labs Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program, a collaboration with technology partners to create compelling integrations with the Sauce Labs Continuous Testing Cloud. This new program will provide greater value to customers as we jointly develop integrations that allow our continuous testing capabilities to extend deeper into a customer’s [...]

What Does Continuous Testing Mean in Practice?
Posted by Chris Tozzi in Continuous TestingSoftware Development & Testing

The idea behind continuous testing is clear enough: It means you perform software tests throughout the CI/CD pipeline. But what does continuous testing mean in practice? How do you actually achieve continuous testing? Let’s explore in this article. What Is Continuous Testing? Continuous testing is a way of applying the concept and practice of continuous software delivery to software [...]

Benefits of Cloud-Based Testing: It's About More than Speed
Posted by Chris Tozzi in Software Development & Testing

There are lots of reasons for running software tests in the cloud. Some, such as faster test results due to the ability to test in parallel, are obvious, and align with the benefits of cloud computing in general. Other advantages of cloud-based testing, however, are less obvious, especially if you are not already running tests in the cloud. To gain a full understanding of why you would want to [...]

Using Canary Release Pipelines to Achieve Continuous Testing
Posted by Greg Sypolt in Continuous TestingSoftware Development & Testing

Want to extend your testing routine to include production? Canary release pipelines may be the solution you need. This article explains what canary release pipelines mean and how they can help you test in production in order to achieve continuous testing. What Is a Canary Release Pipeline? Image credit: Greg Sypolt A canary release pipeline is a deployment tactic to test in production to reduce [...]

Continuous Testing: Mobile vs. Web Applications

Continuous testing is useful no matter which type of app you are developing. However, this does not mean that the approach you take to continuous testing is always the same. Take web apps and mobile apps, for instance. While most of your CI/CD processes may look more or less the same for both web and mobile, continuous testing processes often have to adapt when you move between one type of app [...]

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