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SauceCon2018: Bigger and Better!
Posted by Rebecca Cramer in Continuous TestingEventsMobile Development & Testing

Last week, we hosted our second SauceCon, the annual Sauce Labs user conference. With more than twice as many attendees as our inaugural event in 2017, and sessions presented by leaders in Continuous Testing, Selenium, Appium, mobile testing, and more, SauceCon provided an opportunity for developers, testers and QA folks from around the world to learn from each other and share tips and best [...]

Overcoming Hurdles to Mobile Test Automation

Whether you're developing native apps for mobile devices, hybrid apps, or browser-based applications which will run on the mobile web, you need to do thorough testing on all of the key mobile platforms. That's a given. And you already know that automated testing saves money, reduces test time by one or more orders of magnitude, and allows you to extend the depth and range of your testing far [...]

Appium and the Fallacy of the Zero Sum Game
Posted by Jonathan Lipps in AppiumGuest Blog PostsLoad TestingMobile Development & Testing

Let me begin this post by throwing out some buzzwords: DevOps! Continuous Delivery! Agile! There. Now that we’ve dispensed with SEO pleasantries we can have an honest chat. There are a lot of choices when it comes to setting up your mobile testing framework and environment. Chief among these choices is what to rely on as your automation engine: Appium, XCUITest, Espresso, Earl Grey, [...]

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 [...]

Sauce Labs and TestObject: One Year Later
Posted by Rebecca Cramer in MobileMobile Development & Testing

Time flies! It was just one year ago that we acquired TestObject, a real device mobile app testing platform, to offer the industry’s most comprehensive cloud-based testing platform. With the addition of TestObject, only Sauce Labs offers automated and live (manual) testing coverage across desktops, emulators, simulators and real devices for mobile, web, hybrid and native apps. And a busy [...]

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 [...]

5 Tips for Effective Mobile Testing
Posted by Twain Taylor in MobileMobile Development & Testing

Testing on mobile devices presents unique challenges. There’s a lot to keep up with—mobile OS updates, new devices and features, application frameworks for web, native, and hybrid apps, and a new breed of DevOps tools to ensure the mobile apps you ship are reliable and perform well. Therefore, you have a lot of decisions to make when planning a mobile testing strategy, and there is a [...]

Testing A Hybrid Mobile App Using Appium
Posted by Swaathi Kakarla in Mobile Development & Testing

If you want to test hybrid mobile apps—or any other kind of app, for that matter—Appium is a great choice. In this article, I provide an Appium example of testing a hybrid mobile app built with React. Appium’s Versatility: Mobile Testing and Beyond First, though, a few words on why Appium is a great choice for hybrid mobile app testing. Appium is an open source automation [...]

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