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Appium vs. Espresso
Posted by Vince Power in Appium ResourcesMobile Development & Testing

Are you building a mobile application on Android, and want to automate your UI testing, but are wondering where to start? If so, you’re not alone. There are many ways to perform UI testing for Android. In this article, I’ll provide some direction by discussing the pros and cons of two of the more popular tools for Android testing: Appium and Espresso. Descriptions of Espresso and [...]

Outfitting a Testing Tool Belt
Posted by Greg Sypolt in Guest Blog PostsSoftware Development & Testing

The best way to approach software testing starts by planning a path for getting your software to production. A key step here is to identify a testing tool belt that aligns with the route you plan to take. In the case of Gannett | USA Today Network, where I work, our testing tool belt has all the information on what we use and how we use it. It's the central location for documentation around the [...]

SauceCon Speaker Adam Carmi to Present Live Coding Session on Testing Responsive Sites 
Posted by Rebecca Cramer

This post first appeared on as part of our series highlighting speakers at SauceCon, which will take place June 6-8 in San Francisco. Testing responsive sites and applications can be quite a challenge for development teams. We are fortunate to have Adam Carmi, CTO of Applitools, presenting a session at SauceCon on “Advanced Test Automation Techniques for Responsive Apps and [...]

Documentation: Like Pulling Teeth
Posted by Ashley Hunsberger in Uncategorized

Last year our team was suddenly in the midst of not only a hiring blitz, but also a cultural shift. As the new hires rolled in, we knew we had to get our act together and do something we all hated—Documentation. Here’s why documentation presented such a challenge, and how we overcame it. “What Should We Write?” The problem was deciding what we needed. We didn’t want [...]

Sauce Labs - Over One Billion Served

Recently, we surpassed one billion tests run on the Sauce Labs platform. No matter how many times I do the math, that enormous total still seems unreal. It’s just mind-blowing. To celebrate, I thought I'd take a look back at our first test, and at what Sauce Labs looked like back then. Our first test was run back in 2009. Exactly when in 2009 depends on which test you want to count as [...]

The Story of Sauce - The Journey Continues
Posted by Joe Alfaro in The Story of Sauce

Back in early January, Sauce Labs had our second annual company kick-off, an occasion for both imagining the future and reflecting on the past. The previous year's kick-off was my first with the company, where I presented my vision for transforming the company into a DevOps organization based on pragmatic scrum. It was also where I came up with the idea to write these blog posts to chart [...]

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