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iOS 9.1 Beta Support and Speed Improvements

With a number of reported problems on iOS 9.01 and 9.02, Apple is in beta with a 9.1 version that is supposed to fix issues and become the stable release.  We have iOS 9.1 beta ready now, so you can start testing and be ready for the general release predicted for late October or November.  Check out all our browser / OS combinations at our platform configurator. At Sauce we are [...]

Advanced Locator Strategies
Posted by Isaac Murchie in MobileMobile Development & Testing

Appium is built to implement the Selenium WebDriver JSON Wire Protocol specification, extended to enable the automation of mobile devices. By and large, the extensions to the WebDriver spec are encoded within the draft Mobile JSON Wire Protocol spec. In order to find elements in a mobile environment, Appium implements a number of locator strategies that are specific to, or adaptations for, the [...]

Mobile Testing Automation Framework – Choose The Right One
Posted by Ely Hechtel in MobileMobile Development & Testing

Finding the right mobile testing automation framework is the key for getting your automated process right. TestObject supports three of the most important open-source automated UI testing frameworks: Appium, Robotium and Espresso. These frameworks are very popular and they are supported by a very strong and active community.  Continue reading to get to know those three frameworks in detail [...]

Automated Mobile Testing with Real Devices

Mobile testing has long been a manual process - limited by the devices you have close at hand or at best, a painfully slow process in the cloud.  Sauce has long had emulators and simulators to let you speed your tests by automating them in the cloud. Sometimes, however, emulators are not enough and you need to test on real devices.  We are happy to announce the public beta of our Real [...]

Appium + Sauce Labs Bootcamp: Chapter 4, Advanced Desired Capabilities
Posted by Jonathan Lipps in AppiumAppium ResourcesMobileMobile Development & Testing

This is the fourth in a series of posts that discuss using Appium with Sauce Labs. Chapter 1 covered Language Bindings; Chapter 2 discusses Touch Actions, and Chapter 3 covers Testing Hybrid Apps & Mobile Web. Appium, by and large, supports the desired capabilities you’re familiar with from Selenium. However, given that it also exposes mobile-specific [...]

[Webinar] Managing Continuous Delivery of Mobile Apps - for the Enterprise

Today, almost all organizations have mobile apps and for some, the mobile app is their only way of interacting with customers. With this increasing emphasis on mobile, the pressure to routinely update mobile apps means embracing Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) methodologies. Enabling CI / CD in your mobile development process means understanding the different solutions, [...]

Top 10 Benefits of Automated Testing
Posted by Ely Hechtel in AutomationMobileMobile Development & Testing

  Test automation can bring many benefits to your mobile app testing cycles, allowing you to build better apps with less effort. It is less time consuming as well! Many companies still run only manual tests because they don’t know how to properly integrate automated testing in their app development process. Keep on reading to find out the top benefits of automated testing! Automated [...]

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 [...]

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