Sauce Labs
Blog

Continuous Testing

Building an Agile Process Playbook for Software Testing

What exactly is agile testing, and why would we need an agile process playbook for software testing? Let me explain in this post… QA’s Place in the Agile Conversation (or Lack Thereof) One frustration I have commonly observed with software development is that there are no clear-cut steps for when to include QA in the conversation. It's possible that this is only my experience with [...]

Polymer Web Component Unit Testing

"What is Google’s Polymer Project?" This is typically what I hear when I begin talking about this brand-new web component technology my company is using to implement a responsive web application. The Polymer Project is a library for creating web components, which align with W3C standards and provide a set of features for creating custom HTML elements. It is designed to make it easier and [...]

How Often Should You Parallel Test?

How often should you parallel test? If that sounds like a trick question, maybe it is. In this post, we'll let you in on the "trick" part of the question, and then we'll talk about what really matters when it comes to when and how often you should parallel test. Parallel Testing - What is it? First, the trick. It lies in what parallel testing is, and more to the point, what it isn't. What is [...]

Sauce Updates OnDemand Plugin for Jenkins Pipeline

We have updated our OnDemand plugin for Jenkins with explicit support for Jenkins Pipeline. This update enables development and testing teams to easily create, manage, and run automated tests using scripts on Jenkins, resulting in faster testing. The newly enhanced OnDemand plugin enables Sauce Labs users to skip the Jenkins UI and run tests directly via scripts. Previously, users had to [...]

Fragile Automation

User Interface (UI) Testing. The idea is simple — automate some UI tests to ensure your application is still behaving as expected. Usually your first set of tests — running green, no doubt — make you all cheer and pat yourselves on the back. Then you open up the framework to more people. Despite the reviews (so many reviews), the failures start to come, and they don’t [...]

Not Just Faster Releases; Better Understanding

This is a guest post by Chris Riley, a technologist who has spent 12 years helping organizations transition from traditional development practices to a modern set of culture, processes and tooling. In DevOps there are several processes and tools that go beyond their face value. System Analytics, Application Performance Monitoring, and Continuous Integration (CI) go far beyond their core [...]

Free Trial

Get access to a free 14-day trial version, or contact Sales for more information.