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Clearing Mobile Testing Hurdles
Posted by Vince Power in Guest Blog PostsMobileMobile Development & Testing

If your company wants to become mobile-friendly (or even go mobile-first), being able to test mobile applications effectively is critical. If you can’t do proper mobile testing, the rest of your mobile software development and deployment will fall short. However, testing effectively for mobile applications is sometimes easier said than done. This article identifies the challenges that [...]

SauceCon 2018 Speaker Profile - Meet Ian Feather
Posted by Rebecca Cramer

At Buzzfeed, analytics is crucial to creating content that engages. Ian Feather, who leads Buzzfeed’s front end infrastructure team, is passionate about the development feedback loop and having effective analytics to support it. Although analytics take a high priority at Buzzfeed and elsewhere, validating that it’s always working correctly can be a difficult task. Selenium tests can [...]

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 [...]

The Challenges and Benefits of Model-Based Testing
Posted by Greg Sypolt in Guest Blog PostsSoftware Development & Testing

Software testing is evolving, and model-based testing is an integral piece of modern test automation. This blog post explains what model-based testing is all about, discusses the challenges and advantages of model-based testing, and offers inspiration for a kick-start in the world of generating test models. What is Model-Based Testing (MBT)? Using Selenium in itself is a challenging and daunting [...]

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 [...]

SauceCon 2018 Speaker Profile: Meet Paul Grizzaffi
Posted by Rebecca Cramer

SauceCon speaker Paul Grizzaffi has many diverse interests: wine tasting, collecting music memorabilia...and High-Volume Automated Testing (HiVAT). His knowledge of HiVAT is what Paul will be bringing to SauceCon 2018. He first read about it several years ago and has since successfully implemented HiVAT facets in a few projects. He is now passionate about sharing those successes with others in [...]

2018 Software Testing Predictions and Trends
Posted by Vince Power in QAQuality AssuranceSoftware Development & Testing

2018 will not be a year of massive disruption in software testing—or so I think, at least. Here’s a look at the changes (from IoT to security testing) that I expect to happen in the world of software testing over the coming year. Where We Are But before looking at next year’s trends, let’s assess where software testing stands at the end of 2017. Over the years, quality [...]

Why You Need Automated Testing at Any Scale
Posted by Daisy Tsang in AutomationSoftware Development & Testing

Software testing is a crucial part of any modern software development life cycle. This is true not only at large companies with complex applications, but small ones as well—and those in between. Regardless of the size of your organization or product, the ability to scale automated testing is crucial to ensure the quality of your software, shorten development cycles, and bring increased [...]

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