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Top 10 Sauce Labs Memories
Posted by The Sauce Labs Team in News & Product UpdatesSeleniumThe Story of Sauce

Today marks the 10th birthday of Sauce Labs! Looking back on #10YearsOfSauce makes us proud of the company and culture that we’ve built. We asked Saucers what their favorite memories are over the years and came up with a list: some funny, some serious, and some creative! Without further ado, please enjoy our top 10 great moments in Sauce Labs history, in honor of this milestone. 1. The [...]

Three of the Latest, Greatest Software Testing Framework Updates
Posted by Michael Churchman in AppiumSeleniumSoftware Development & Testing

What's new in open source software testing frameworks? That’s a question you may find yourself asking occasionally. It isn't always easy to keep up with the changes in software development tools these days. The nature of continuous delivery requires developers to focus on rapid iteration updates to software, with correspondingly less emphasis on careful documentation of earlier versions and [...]

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 [...]

4 Reasons Why Open Source Testing Is the Best Foundation for Software Quality
Posted by Twain Taylor in AppiumSeleniumSoftware Development & Testing

Over the past decade, open source testing tools have sprung up to revolutionize the world of QA. Here’s a list of the most popular open source testing tools available today: Selenium: A test automation tool that automates actions in the browser Appium: The mobile counterpart to Selenium used for automated testing on both iOS and Android JMeter: A performance testing tool written in Java [...]

The Testing Buffet: Or, Why You Need Multiple Testing Framework Options
Posted by Chris Tozzi in AppiumSeleniumSoftware Development & Testing

Having multiple testing frameworks at your disposal is essential for performing effective software testing and quality assurance. Why? Let me explain in this post… Identifying Testing Frameworks When I refer to multiple testing frameworks, I mean the ability to perform software tests using several open source test suites at once. Sauce Labs is an example of a testing platform that supports [...]

Discovering Security Vulnerabilities with Selenium
Posted by Greg Sypolt in Security TestingSelenium

Hackers are constantly discovering security vulnerabilities—in everything from web applications to Internet of Things (IoT) devices. It seems that we wake up to newly reported security breaches with each new day. Why are companies being attacked? In my experience, it’s because security is too often left out of the development life cycle, even when a company has a dedicated security [...]

Move Over, Selenium 2: Why It’s Time to Upgrade to Selenium 3
Posted by Greg Sypolt in SeleniumSelenium Resources

Move over, Selenium 2. It's time to upgrade to Selenium 3. I have always been an early adopter. I can't help it. So it’s hard to believe it has been about six months since Selenium 3 released its first beta version, and that I’ve only recently been able to take it for a test drive. The upgrade from Selenium 2 to Selenium 3 was practically effortless. (I recommend that people start a [...]

Visual Testing With Applitools and Sauce Labs
Posted by Greg Sypolt in Guest Blog PostsSeleniumSoftware Development & Testing

Today, Applitools is enabling teams to validate user interface (UI) components by creating automated tests with visual checkpoints through testing frameworks like Selenium, Appium, Espresso, and more. Software testers once took visual validation for granted when manually testing apps. As teams moved forward with automated testing, the visual validation of UI components quickly faded away in the [...]

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