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The Sauce Journey - Shu Ha Ri
Posted by Joe Alfaro in AgileBest PracticesDevOpsScrumThe Story of Sauce

If you're attempting to implement an Agile/Scrum development process where none has existed before, you will surely an encounter a moment of frustration on the part of your developers. "Why do we have to do these standups?" "I don't understand why we need to assign story points, can't we just get to the projects?" "Where is my technical specification?" Like Ralph Macchio in The Karate Kid, your [...]

What are Mobile App Testing Challenges?
Posted by Ely Hechtel in Best Practices

Mobile app testing is more complex than testing traditional desktop and web applications and therefore developers and testers have to face a whole set of challenges. These grow daily since the mobile testing field is still very fresh. In this article, we will focus on the main ones. Finding a solution to overcome all of them depends on the testing strategy that testers and developers apply to [...]

Getting Buy-In For Test Automation
Posted by Chris Riley in AutomationBest PracticesGuest Blog Posts

Ashley Hunsberger, Greg Sypolt and Chris Riley contributed to this post. Bringing test automation into your organization is not as easy as writing and running a Selenium script. It involves getting buy-in, building a team, establishing a strategy and picking the right tools. During the Q&A portion of a recent webinar hosted by Chris Riley, Ashley Hunsberger, and Greg Sypolt, the presentation [...]

How to Start with Agile Development
Posted by Ely Hechtel in AgileBest Practices

Everybody is talking about agile development but not many companies have implemented it successfully or decided to abandon the traditional software development process. Becoming agile is not something that can be achieved overnight. There are two key elements to become agile: to be organised and to act continuously. But how can you combine those things and fit them into your development cycle to [...]

Recap: Automation Best Practices (Webinar)
Posted by Bill McGee in AutomationBest PracticesWebinars

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our recent webinar, “Automation Best Practices“, featuring Sauce Labs’ Automation Specialist Leo Laskin. In this webinar, Leo discussed the value of open source resources in testing and also shared his personal experience in moving from manual to automated testing, the lessons he has learned, and the steps he took to build a powerful, [...]

Mobile Testing Cheat Sheet
Posted by Ely Hechtel in Best PracticesMobileMobile Development & Testing

  Organising manual tests and testing patterns can be very beneficial when performing manual tests, helping to focus at one thing at a time and keeping the testing pattern consistent. But organising tests and results and building templates takes up so much time, right? That’s why we have created a free downloadable mobile testing cheat sheet for you, with the help of TestObject manual [...]

The Sauce Journey – Emergent Leaders
Posted by Joe Alfaro in AgileBest PracticesDevOpsScrumThe Story of Sauce

In my last blog post I wrote about the way in which moving to SCRUM teams fosters communication, transparency, and trust, both internally among team members, and externally with customers. Achieving open communication like this is one of the main goals of Agile, but just as important is the development of leadership within the SCRUM teams. Ideally, every SCRUM team is self-managing in regards to [...]

Two Approaches to Test Automation Architectures

I’ve yet to see two development environments that are alike. But even if there is no cookie cutter approach to software delivery, there are standard approaches, and methodologies that are consistent throughout modern software development and that frame nearly all environments. Because there is a big move in software testing to go from purely manual testing (a non-technical process) to a [...]

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