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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 [...]

Guest Post: All About Mobile Continuous Integration

CI’s not a new thing. Wikipedia says the phrase was first used back in 1994, way before modern mobile apps. Today it’s commonplace in many dev shops for developers to expect that their code is automatically tested when they commit and even automatically deployed to a staging environment. For mobile developers though, it’s been a slow road to adopting many of these same [...]

Applitools Recognizes 16 Influencers + Thought Leaders in Test Automation

Saucesome news in the automated testing world! Our friends at Applitools recognized several Sauce employees and friends in their Top 16 Influencers and Thought Leaders in Test Automation list, including our Co-Founder Jason Huggins, Director of Ecosystems and Integrations Jonathan Lipps, and Selenium expert Dave Haeffner. Applitools stated, Influencers and thought leaders in Testing Automation [...]

Appium Version 1.3.7 Released on Sauce Labs
Posted by The Sauce Labs Team in Appium

We're pleased to announce that Appium version 1.3.7 is available on Sauce. This small release includes two hotfixes: General fixed a failure to remap session id in proxied responses iOS fixed intermittent failure to find Xcode

Repost: Lessons Learned from Automating iOS Apps – What To Do When Tests Require Camera Roll Resources?
Posted by Bill McGee in AppiumAutomationMobile

This post comes from our friend Jay Sirju at Animoto, who is leveraging Sauce, Appium, and CI methodologies to automate mobile testing for their iOS application.  Check out the original post on their blog. Here at Animoto, the mobile application development team had spent some time over the past year investigating and implementing CI methodologies into the development [...]

Appium 1.3.6 Available on Sauce

The Appium team is pleased to announce that version 1.3.6 is now available on Sauce. The new build includes changes from 1.3.5, which was previously unavailable for Sauce users. iOS fix for a bug when driver.get() never returns for page with alert. iOS 8.2 support. fixed safari startup crashes. ensure Appium drops into the right continuation cb when selecting hybrid contexts. Android fix XPath [...]

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