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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 [...]

Can Selenium Be Used for Mobile Testing?
Posted by Ely Hechtel in AppiumMobileMobile Development & TestingSelenium

If you’re a test automation engineer, you have definitely heard of Selenium. But with the times changing and all you’re probably asking yourself if you can use your Selenium skills with mobile testing as well. Well, we have some great news for you, just keep on reading! Selenium for mobile testing Mobile testing has become a requirement and testers who want expand their testing [...]

Appium 1.5.3 Released on Sauce
Posted by Isaac Murchie in AppiumAppium ResourcesMobileProduct UpdatesReleases

We are pleased to announce the release of Appium 1.5.3 through npm and on Sauce Labs! Appium 1.5.3 is primarily a bug-fix release. However, it also adds functionality to support for iOS WKWebViews and for automating the iOS Calendar app, as well as adding a capability to use abd for screenshots in Android web/hybrid sessions, and providing a list of Android activities to wait for on session [...]

Appium 1.5.2 Released on Sauce

We are pleased to announce the release of Appium 1.5.2 through npm and on Sauce Labs! This is a bug fix release that deals with many issues with 1.5.1, including a major bug where large Android applications would cause Appium to run out of memory and die. General deprecated --command-timeout. Use newCommandTimeout desired capability instead ensure implicit wait can be set through timeout method [...]

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