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Speed up Selenium with Application Mocks

Let’s face it, we all know Selenium is slow. Not the Selenium scripts themselves, but the process of interacting with the operating system and browser drivers, in addition to your application’s own responsiveness. Luckily for us, there’s a great way to speed up functional testing in Selenium by combining a comprehensive parallel testing grid with application mocks. Solutions like Sauce that [...]

Practical Tips + Tricks for Selenium Test Automation [RECAP]
Posted by Bill McGee in SeleniumSelenium ResourcesWebinars

Thanks to all of you who joined us for Practical Tips + Tricks for Selenium Test Automation with expert Dave Haeffner – author of The Selenium Guidebook. In this webinar, Dave explained the best and most useful tips & tricks from his weekly Selenium tip newsletter (elementalselenium.com). Topics covered included: Headless test execution Testing HTTP status codes Blacklisting [...]

Applitools Recognizes 16 Influencers + Thought Leaders in Test Automation

Saucesome news in the automated testing world! Our friends at Applitools recognized several Sauce employees and friends in their Top 16 Influencers and Thought Leaders in Test Automation list, including our Co-Founder Jason Huggins, Director of Ecosystems and Integrations Jonathan Lipps, and Selenium expert Dave Haeffner. Applitools stated, Influencers and thought leaders in Testing Automation [...]

Practical Tips + Tricks for Selenium Test Automation [WEBINAR]
Posted by Bill McGee in SeleniumSelenium ResourcesWebinars

Have unanswered Selenium questions? Want to learn how to use Selenium like a Pro? Join Dave Haeffner - author of The Selenium Guidebook - as he steps through the best and most useful tips & tricks from his weekly Selenium tip newsletter (elementalselenium.com). Topics covered include: Headless test execution Testing HTTP status codes Blacklisting third-party content Load testing Broken [...]

Jason Huggins: Fixing HealthCare.gov, One Test at a Time [MEETUP]
Posted by Bill McGee in EventsSelenium

You may recall that our co-founder Jason Huggins took a leave of absence to help fix HealthCare.gov. He’ll be back on April 21 to talk about his experiences there at the next Selenium Meetup in San Francisco. RSVP before it fills up! Info below. Date + Time: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 6:30 PM Location: If (we): 848 Battery Street, San Francisco, CA ABSTRACT In late 2013, Selenium creator [...]

How To Add Visual Testing To Existing Selenium Tests
Posted by Dave Haeffner in Guest Blog PostsSeleniumSelenium Resources

Thanks again to those of you who attended our recent webinar with Applitools on automated visual testing. If you want to share it or if you happened to miss it, you can catch the audio and slides here. We also worked with Selenium expert Dave Haeffner to provide the how-to on the subject. Enjoy his post below. The Problem In previous write-ups I covered what automated visual testing is and how to [...]

Stop Being A Language Snob: Debunking The 'But Our Application Is Written In X' Myth [Guest Post]
Posted by Adam Goucher in Best PracticesGuest Blog PostsSelenium

If there is one myth in the [browser] automation world that drives me crazy it is that browser automation scripts need to be written in the same language as the application is written in. It seems like that should be a Good Idea; in principle, but in reality it is actually responsible for a lot of 'failed' automation efforts. Let's choose a language to pick on. How about C# using ASP MVC; has a [...]

Automated Testing News: Link Round-Up 1-30
Posted by Bill McGee in SeleniumSelenium Resources

Happy Friday! Here’s a quick round-up of some pieces around the web. This week, learn about some on tools for checkout optimization, how to leverage automated UI testing on Sauce with Grunt and Intern, and get more QTP/UFT VS Selenium resources. See below for snippets and links to the full articles. 5 Testing Tools For Checkout Optimisation via PayMill Whether there are smaller errors, or [...]

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