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Sauce Labs Announces New Technology Alliance Program
Posted by Rebecca Cramer in News & Product Updates

We are happy to announce the brand-new Sauce Labs Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program, a collaboration with technology partners to create compelling integrations with the Sauce Labs Continuous Testing Cloud. This new program will provide greater value to customers as we jointly develop integrations that allow our continuous testing capabilities to extend deeper into a customer’s [...]

WebDriver Moves To A W3C Recommendation

The W3C has officially moved the WebDriver protocol to recommended state, which means it is officially supported and endorsed by W3C. The Selenium Project added stable support for the W3C protocol in Selenium v3.8 through v3.11 and has indicated plans to migrate entirely to the new protocol in all upcoming versions. There are three main advantages to the W3C protocol: There will be an agreed to [...]

Flash is Dead, Long Live MP4
Posted by Ken Drachnik in News & Product Updates

Your granddad used Flash and so did Sauce, but you’ll be thrilled to know that we are switching our video playback to MP4 next month. Eliminating Flash has been one of our most requested features and after our engineering team changed mountains of code, we are ready to switch. Starting ~June 10, 2018, we will begin to EOL Flash and only record test videos in MP4 format. The benefits are [...]

How To Test Offline Modes of Web Applications on Sauce Labs
Posted by Yaroslav Borets in News & Product UpdatesSauce Product Info

In today’s world, web applications are the foundation of many enterprise tools and have many states and edge cases that need to be thoroughly tested. While out-of-the-box WebDriver support across various browser vendors is enough to cover most test cases, some areas are still not covered, such as application performance statistics or network manipulation. As part of a recent announcement, [...]

XCUITest Now Available for the Sauce Labs Real Device Cloud
Posted by Clinton Sprauve in MobileMobile Development & TestingNews & Product Updates

Today Sauce Labs announced general availability for the XCUITest automation framework on our cloud-based mobile testing platform, the Sauce Labs Real Device Cloud (RDC). XCUITest is the automation framework that ships with Apple’s Xcode. The XCTest framework lets iOS app developers create and run unit tests, performance tests, and UI tests for Xcode projects. Sauce Labs supports other test [...]

Announcing Appium 1.7.2
Posted by Isaac Murchie in AppiumMobileNews & Product Updates

The Open Source team and Appium Project are pleased to announce the availability of Appium 1.7.2. Appium 1.7.2 is a feature and bug fix release. It fixes many issues found in earlier releases. On Sauce Labs, it is available to be used by specifying the appiumVersion desired capability, either setting it to "latest", or to "1.7.2". Here is a summary of the release notes. General Fix memory leak [...]

Test Insights Now Available for Sauce Labs Customers

Sauce Labs is taking the next step to give you visibility into your test results with the release of the Insights module of Test Analytics. Our first release, Test Trends, gave developers visibility into test pass/fail rates over time. Insights extends that by diving deeper into the results of an individual test with details on pass/fail trends to determine flakiness. One of the most frustrating [...]

iPhone X Now Available in Our Real Device Cloud

Today Sauce Labs announced support of the iPhone X for our cloud-based mobile testing platform Real Device Cloud (RDC). This allows our customers to test on the latest and greatest real devices without the long wait. We previously announced same day support for the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, along with full support for iOS 11 for real devices and simulators. We recommend that organizations test their [...]

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