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Sign Up for the First-Ever Appium Roadshow on August 20th in New York City
Posted by Bill McGee in AppiumEventsNews & Product Updates

We don’t know if you heard, but mobile is kind of a big deal. Naturally, Appium – the only open source, cross-platform test automation tool for native, hybrid, and mobile web apps – emerged out of the need to Test All The (Mobile) Things. Last May, battle-tested Appium 1.0 was released, and now this Appium show is hitting the road! Details and ticket links below. Hope to see you [...]

Appium Bootcamp - Chapter 3: Interrogating Your App
Posted by Bill McGee in AppiumBest Practices

This is the third post in a series called Appium Bootcamp by noted Selenium expert Dave Haeffner.  Dave recently immersed himself in the open source Appium project and collaborated with leading Appium contributor Matthew Edwards to bring us this material. Appium Bootcamp is for those who are brand new to mobile test automation with Appium. No familiarity with Selenium is required, [...]

Announcing Support For Android 4.4 (KitKat)
Posted by Bill McGee in AppiumSauce Product Info

Hungry for moar Android? We thought so.  Announcing Sauce Labs support for Android 4.4 (KitKat)! Now you can test mobile web apps with Selenium Webdriver and native and hybrid apps with Appium using our Android emulators. Nom! Before you start testing, there are a couple of caveats you should know about: A. When an Android 4.4. emulator is in landscape mode, its apps are unable [...]

Appium Bootcamp - Chapter 2: The Console
Posted by Bill McGee in AppiumBest Practices

This is the second post in a series called Appium Bootcamp by noted Selenium expert Dave Haeffner.  Dave recently immersed himself in the open source Appium project and collaborated with leading Appium contributor Matthew Edwards to bring us this material. Appium Bootcamp is for those who are brand new to mobile test automation with Appium. No familiarity with Selenium is required, [...]

Appium Bootcamp - Chapter 1: Get Started With Appium
Posted by Bill McGee in AppiumBest Practices

This is the first post in a series called Appium Bootcamp by noted Selenium expert Dave Haeffner. Dave recently immersed himself in the open source Appium project and collaborated with leading Appium contributor Matthew Edwards to bring us this material. Appium Bootcamp is for those who are brand new to mobile test automation with Appium. No familiarity with Selenium is required, although it may [...]

How HotelTonight.com Leverages Appium for Mobile Test Automation
Posted by Bill McGee in AppiumBest PracticesGuest Blog Posts

We love this blog post written by Quentin Thomas at HotelTonight! In it, he explains how they use Appium to automate their mobile tests. He also walks readers through specifics, such as the RSpec config helper. Read a snippet below. Thanks to the engineers at Sauce Labs, it is now possible to tackle the mobile automation world with precision and consistency. Appium, one of the [...]

VelocityConf Santa Clara 2014 Recap: Talk by Jonah, Interview with Sebastian [VIDEOS]
Posted by Bill McGee in AppiumBest PracticesPressVideos

It was a busy week for Sauce Labs! We were out in full effect at VelocityConf Santa Clara. Tapsterbot was showing off its sweet mobile testing moves at the Sauce booth. Check out the Vine video below to see it in action (courtesy of Jon Johns). Our own Jonah Stiennon, Ecosystems and Integrations Developer, gave a Lightning Demo Keynote as well. Watch his speech, Test Driven Mobile Development [...]

Guest Post: Automating Mobile Testing at Gilt - A Follow Up
Posted by Bill McGee in AppiumMobileMobile Development & Testing

This post comes from our friends at Gilt, who are usingAppiumto automate their mobile testing. Check out their first post here. It's been a while since we’ve posted in detail about our automation and testing process here on the Mobile Team at Gilt. Much has changed in the past few months, and the past couple of weeks in particular have been pretty exciting on the testing front. First off, [...]

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