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Appium 1.6.0 Released on Sauce Labs!
Posted by Jonathan Lipps in AppiumMobile Development & TestingNews & Product Updates

Sauce Labs is proud to announce initial support for the new release from the Appium team: 1.6.0. You can read all about the details of this new release from an Appium perspective in the official release announcement. For Sauce Labs users, the most significant change is the introduction of support for Apple's new XCUITest framework via the same Appium protocol you're already using with your test [...]

Mobile App Testing: A Brave New World
Posted by Cordny Nederkoorn in AppiumGuest Blog PostsMobileMobile Development & Testing

Is mobile application testing any different than normal software testing? While software testers' lives might be easier if the answer to that question were "no," that is not the case, of course. Mobile testing is different in all sorts of ways. You need to test for different things, and there is usually a wider range of devices to support when it comes to mobile. But perhaps the biggest [...]

Appium Tips & Tricks
Posted by Dan Cuellar in AppiumAppium ResourcesGuest Blog Posts

As part of my work giving conference talks about Appium and providing onsite training for organizations, I often encounter creative solutions to common problems people have with Appium. I thought I'd share some of those with you in this blog post. One of the most common questions I get from teams is about how to have one set of tests for both their iOS and Android applications. It's not always possible to share tests between your applications, but if you’d like to give it a try here's my advice.

Sauce Labs Donates Appium Copyright to JS Foundation
Posted by Jonathan Lipps in AppiumNews & Product UpdatesOpen Source

Today, Sauce Labs is proud to be a part of a significant moment in the JavaScript community and ecosystem, with the official launch of the JS Foundation. The JS Foundation exists to foster innovation and collaboration in the world of JavaScript, and aims to be an umbrella for the wide range of projects that are either written in JavaScript or otherwise participate in the JavaScript ecosystem. [...]

Making Your App Testable
Posted by Dan Cuellar in AppiumAppium ResourcesBest PracticesGuest Blog Posts

When writing test automation, one of the most important factors for determining the amount of time and resources you will consume (and ultimately the success or failure of the endeavor) is the testability of your application. By testability, I'm referring to how the app interacts with UI (and other) automation frameworks, the ease by which a test script can setup the scenarios you wish to test, [...]

Cross-Platform Android and iOS Automation Testing with Appium
Posted by Ely Hechtel in AppiumMobile Development & Testing

Did you know that Appium allows you to write a single test script and execute it on both Android and iOS for automation testing? There is no need to duplicate a ton of code by creating two separate, almost identical test scripts! Keep on reading to find out how. How does writing a single script that runs on two different platforms work? The first tool you will need for this is Appium. There are [...]

Effectively Managing Appium-Based Test Automation Projects
Posted by Giovanni Rago in AppiumBest Practices

Managing development projects is always a challenge, but how are test automation projects different? What are the things to keep in mind, the obstacles to avoid and the tools to take advantage of? In this article, we are going to share our experience with you. Before we jump into the details, let us say there is one mean beast you will have to deal with during an Appium-based test automation [...]

Recap: Selenium and Appium Training Courses from Sauce Labs (Webinar)

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our recent webinar, “Selenium and Appium Training Courses from Sauce Labs“, featuring Sauce Labs’ Director of Product Marketing, Ken Drachnik, and Automation Specialist Kevin Berg. In this webinar, Ken and Kevin announced the availability of our three new technical training programs - Selenium 101, Appium 101, and Sauce Labs [...]

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