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Appium 1.5.2 Released on Sauce

We are pleased to announce the release of Appium 1.5.2 through npm and on Sauce Labs! This is a bug fix release that deals with many issues with 1.5.1, including a major bug where large Android applications would cause Appium to run out of memory and die. General deprecated --command-timeout. Use newCommandTimeout desired capability instead ensure implicit wait can be set through timeout method [...]

Announcing Sauce Connect Launcher
Posted by Ken Drachnik in News & Product UpdatesProduct Updates

We’re proud to announce the release of Sauce Connect Launcher! Sauce Connect is a secure tunnel which lets users run tests against applications behind the firewall or on localhost. You can use Sauce Connect to run both manual and automated tests. Sauce Connect Launcher (SCL) is a Firefox add-on which allows you to run a Sauce Connect tunnel directly from Firefox. With SCL you don’t [...]

test.allTheThings() - Announcing General Availability of Real Device Cloud

After months of beta testing with customers, we are announcing general availability for our Real Device Cloud today.  With the ability to test websites, native apps, and hybrid apps on both iOS and Android devices, we enable enterprise customers to easily scale their CI/CD testing needs on the most popular devices. By providing large numbers of each device type, our customers will not have [...]

Appium 1.5.1 Released on Sauce

We are happy to support the newly-released Appium 1.5.1. This release fixes a number of issues with 1.5.0, including one bug that prevented some frameworks from correctly polling for status during Safari tests. General allow platformName to be any case Windows process handling is cleaned up Desired capabilities language and locale added iOS iOS 9.3 (Xcode 7.3) support Fix handling of [...]

New Browser Version Shortcuts
Posted by Yaroslav Borets in News & Product UpdatesSauce Product Info

We have released a brand new desired capability shortcut that will allow you to quickly take advantage of the latest desktop browser versions as soon as they are available on Sauce Labs. We've noticed that most of our customers perform the majority of their testing on the latest browser releases and, as such, they have to manually adjust their desired capabilities whenever a vendor releases a new [...]

A Bold New Look!
Posted by Terri Avnaim in News & Product Updates

Today you probably noticed that Sauce Labs has a bold new look! Those of you that know and love Sauce might be asking: why the change? The answer has a lot to do with you – our loyal users, advocates and friends. When we asked you why you love Sauce the answer was consistent and simple: we accelerate your testing. Development and quality teams from around the globe choose Sauce to speed up [...]

Appium 1.5 Released on Sauce Labs
Posted by Jonathan Lipps in AppiumAppium ResourcesNews & Product UpdatesProduct UpdatesReleases

Appium 1.5 The Appium team is extremely proud to announce the release of Appium 1.5! Appium 1.5 has been in the works for over half a year, and we would like to share why it's such an important release for us. Appium 1.5 is primarily a technical rearchitecture. As the project grew from infancy through to 1.0 and beyond, the core team did their best to keep the code organized, to keep it easy for [...]

Introducing Stability Improvements to Sauce Connect
Posted by Yaroslav Borets in News & Product UpdatesProduct Updates

Starting with Sauce Connect v4.3.13, new features have been added which aim to increase stability when testing websites behind the firewall. 1) Prevent Sauce Connect from shutting down when actively being used by job(s) Argument:  --wait-tunnel-shutdown Adding the above argument prevents users from shutting down their tunnels while jobs are still running.  Should the user attempt to [...]

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