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Appium + Sauce Labs Bootcamp: Chapter 3, Working with Hybrid Apps and Mobile Web
Posted by Isaac Murchie in AppiumAppium ResourcesBest Practices

This is the third in a series of posts that discuss using Appium with Sauce Labs. Chapter 1 covered Language Bindings; Chapter 2 discusses Touch Actions; this chapter covers Testing Hybrid Apps & Mobile Web; and Chapter 4 is about Advanced Desired Capabilities. Mobile applications can be purely native, or web applications running in mobile browsers, or a [...]

Appium + Sauce Labs Bootcamp: Chapter 2, Touch Actions
Posted by Isaac Murchie in AppiumAppium ResourcesBest PracticesUncategorized

This is the second in a series of posts that discuss using Appium with Sauce Labs. In the first chapter, we covered Language Bindings. This installment discusses Touch Actions; Chapter 3, Testing Hybrid Apps & Mobile Web; and Chapter 4 is about Advanced Desired Capabilities. One aspect of mobile devices that needs to be automated in order to fully test applications, whether native, [...]

Appium + Sauce Labs Bootcamp: Chapter 1, Language Bindings
Posted by Isaac Murchie in AppiumAppium ResourcesBest Practices

Welcome to the first in our new series, Appium + Sauce Labs Bootcamp. This first chapter will cover an overview of Appium and its commands, demonstrated with detailed examples of the Java and Python language bindings.  Later we will follow up with examples in Ruby. This series goes from fundamental concepts to advanced techniques using Appium and Sauce Labs. The difficulty is [...]

Recap: Getting Started with Mobile Test Automation & Appium [Webinar]

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our last webinar, Getting Started with Mobile Test Automation &  Appium, featuring Siva Anna from InfoStretch and Abhijit Pendyal from Sauce Labs. The webinar covered best practices in implementing Appium to quickly automate mobile application testing. Topics covered included: Mobile Automation Tools and Landscape Setting  Up an Appium [...]

Appium 1.4 Released on Sauce Labs, with Better Support for Semantic Versioning
Posted by Jonathan Lipps in Appium

We're pleased to announce that Appium version 1.4 is now available on Sauce. This hefty release has quite the changelog (see below). We're also pleased to announce that Sauce now has better support for semantic versioning when requesting Appium versions on Sauce. What does this mean? Well, the Appium team is getting more serious about the meaning behind certain types of releases. We've decided [...]

Recap: Best Practices in Mobile CI [Webinar]

Thanks to those of you who joined us for our last webinar, Best Practices in Mobile Continuous Integration, with Kevin Rohling. The webinar covered topics like: What makes mobile CI so different Best ways to use emulators and simulators in testing Suggestions for CI tools and mobile testing frameworks Missed the presentation, want to hear it again, or share with a colleague? Listen to the [...]

Infographic: Announcing 250 Million Tests Run on Sauce Labs!
Posted by Bill McGee in AppiumAppium ResourcesAutomationNews & Product Updates

It's true! We're celebrating the fact that more than 250 million tests have been run on our platform! It's crazy to think that we announced just over 100 million tests at the end of February, 2014. That's an increase of 150% in just 14 months. This time we thought we'd take a look at how our ecosystem has been growing as well, including our work with Appium, a cross-platform mobile test [...]

Translating Web App Functional Testing To Mobile
Posted by Greg Sypolt in AppiumAutomationMobileMobile Development & Testing

Technological advancements and the explosion of devices across multiple platforms means hardware and software developers have a much more difficult job. They have to keep up with the demand to develop and roll out new products. One of the most significant issues is accounting for the differences in system response, when responding to mobile traffic rather than to internet traffic. Applications [...]

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