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Guest post: Proving that an application is as broken as intended
Posted by Björn Kimminich in AutomationGuest Blog PostsJavaScript

Typically you want to use end-to-end (e2e) tests to prove that everything works as intended in a realistic environment. In the Juice Shop application that idea is changed to the contrary. Here the main purpose of the e2e test suite is to prove that the application is as broken as intended! Juice Shop: Broken beyond hope - but on purpose! "WTF?" you might ask, and rightfully so. Juice Shop is a [...]

Immutable Infrastructure
Posted by Greg Sypolt in AutomationBest PracticesGuest Blog Posts

Server hugging is a disease In the dark days before immutable servers, people clung to servers and treated them as untouchable gold. These people still exist, and hang onto their servers instead of moving into the Cloud. They are server huggers. What does the term “server hugger” mean? Its the desire to “touch” servers, “reboot” them on a regular basis, [...]

[Webinar] Test Automation Newbie? Robot Framework Will Save the Day!
Posted by Bill McGee in AgileAutomationWebinars

You're a tester on an Agile development team. You're drowning in regression tests and limiting your team's velocity. You know you need to automate those tests, ideally on multiple browsers. You know you can't do it without a test automation framework. If you’re responsible for creating diverse, scalable automated tests but don’t have the time, budget, or a skilled-enough team to [...]

How To Test Responsive Web Apps with Selenium
Posted by Dave Haeffner in AutomationGuest Blog PostsSelenium

The Problem When testing a web application with a responsive layout you'll want to verify that it renders the page correctly in the common resolutions your users use. But how do you do it? Historically this type of verification has been done manually at the end of a development workflow -- which tends to lead to delays and visual defects getting released into production. A Solution We can easily [...]

Recap: Beyond the Release - CI That Transforms Organizations [Webinar]
Posted by Bill McGee in AutomationBest PracticesContinuous IntegrationWebinars

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our last webinar, "Beyond the Release: CI That Transforms Organizations", featuring Chris Riley (DevOps Analyst), Andy Pemberton (CloudBees), and Abhijit Pendyal (Sauce Labs). The webinar demonstrated how Jenkins and Sauce Labs can work together to build a comprehensive CI tool set to help dev teams release desktop apps [...]

Beyond the Release: Continuous Integration The Transforms Organizations [Webinar]

Continuous Integration is not simply about automated releases, it is also about knowing about how your software delivery pipeline works - its weak points and how it is performing over time, critical data points to make sure your CI system is healthy and sustainable. In our next webinar, Chris Riley (DevOps Analyst), Andy Pemberton (CloudBees) and Abhijit Pendyal (Sauce Labs) [...]

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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