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15 Reasons to Start Testing in Appium Framework
Posted by Daria Kepa in AppiumMobileMobile Development & Testing

Guest post by QualiTest Group  Appium is a free open-source test automation framework for mobile testing. It is a wrapper that translates Selenium commands into iOS and Android commands, so if you already know Selenium, you’re already partway there! And if you don’t already know Selenium, well, you really should learn it. But for now let’s focus on benefits of testing in [...]

test.allTheThings() - Announcing General Availability of Real Device Cloud

After months of beta testing with customers, we are announcing general availability for our Real Device Cloud today.  With the ability to test websites, native apps, and hybrid apps on both iOS and Android devices, we enable enterprise customers to easily scale their CI/CD testing needs on the most popular devices. By providing large numbers of each device type, our customers will not have [...]

Appium 1.5.1 Released on Sauce

We are happy to support the newly-released Appium 1.5.1. This release fixes a number of issues with 1.5.0, including one bug that prevented some frameworks from correctly polling for status during Safari tests. General allow platformName to be any case Windows process handling is cleaned up Desired capabilities language and locale added iOS iOS 9.3 (Xcode 7.3) support Fix handling of [...]

Appium 1.5 Released on Sauce Labs
Posted by Jonathan Lipps in AppiumAppium ResourcesNews & Product UpdatesProduct UpdatesReleases

Appium 1.5 The Appium team is extremely proud to announce the release of Appium 1.5! Appium 1.5 has been in the works for over half a year, and we would like to share why it's such an important release for us. Appium 1.5 is primarily a technical rearchitecture. As the project grew from infancy through to 1.0 and beyond, the core team did their best to keep the code organized, to keep it easy for [...]

Recap: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Appium + What’s New in Appium 1.5 [Webinar]
Posted by Bill McGee in AppiumAppium ResourcesWebinars

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our recent webinar, "10 Things You Didn’t Know About Appium + What’s New in Appium 1.5", featuring Dan Cuellar, the creator of Appium. In his presentation, Dan shares 10 secrets about Appium that you may have never heard before, and also discusses what’s new in Appium 1.5 and what’s on the road map for the rest of 2016. The [...]

Recap: Selenium 2015 Conference

Portland, Oregon is surrounded by green forests. It’s a bike-friendly city, with an abundance of craft beer, and despite the rain it's where everyone wants to be. The Selenium Conference Committee wisely picked beautiful Portland for this year’s conference. Image source: Test the Web Forward Going to conferences always energizes me. It rejuvenates my focus and determination. Why? I [...]

Automated Mobile Testing with Real Devices

Mobile testing has long been a manual process - limited by the devices you have close at hand or at best, a painfully slow process in the cloud.  Sauce has long had emulators and simulators to let you speed your tests by automating them in the cloud. Sometimes, however, emulators are not enough and you need to test on real devices.  We are happy to announce the public beta of our Real [...]

Appium + Sauce Labs Bootcamp: Chapter 4, Advanced Desired Capabilities
Posted by Jonathan Lipps in AppiumAppium ResourcesMobileMobile Development & Testing

This is the fourth in a series of posts that discuss using Appium with Sauce Labs. Chapter 1 covered Language Bindings; Chapter 2 discusses Touch Actions, and Chapter 3 covers Testing Hybrid Apps & Mobile Web. Appium, by and large, supports the desired capabilities you’re familiar with from Selenium. However, given that it also exposes mobile-specific [...]

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