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Mobile Testing with Carrier Network Connectivity
Posted by Clinton Sprauve in MobileMobile Development & Testing

Earlier this year Sauce Labs introduced Carrier Network Connectivity for our Real Device Cloud. Carrier Network Connectivity allows private cloud customers to connect one or more of their private devices to a carrier network in order to complete testing scenarios which are not feasible using a WiFi only connection. Carrier network connectivity allows you to test use cases such as: Sign in using [...]

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 [...]

Four Reasons to Move Beyond Manual Testing
Posted by Michael Churchman in AutomationContinuous TestingSoftware Development & Testing

Does your organization still test its software by hand? If the answer is yes, it is time (if not long past time) to consider moving beyond manual testing to a fully automated, script-driven software test system. In this post, we'll talk about some of the key reasons why you should make the move to automated testing. When the Only Way Was the Hard Way For a long time, of course, the most (and [...]

Apple Notch Requirement and Software Testing
Posted by Twain Taylor in Mobile Development & TestingSoftware Development & Testing

What is Apple’s new “notch” feature on iPhones, and what does it mean for software developers and testers? Keep reading to find out. What is the notch? OEM manufacturers have long been on a quest for the perfect bezel-less display. Samsung and Apple have been fierce sparring rivals on this front. With its flagship Galaxy phones, Samsung introduced a curved display that added [...]

Where In The World Is Sauce Labs: June Edition
Posted by Rebecca Cramer in Events

If there’s one thing we love at Sauce Labs, it’s getting out there and connecting the software testing community. And we’re not slowing down for summer; we’re bringing the sauce all over the world to different events in June. Read on for a list of where we’ll be… and please stop by and say hello! We are especially excited to be hosting our first Sauce Day in [...]

Flash is Dead, Long Live MP4
Posted by Ken Drachnik in News & Product Updates

Your granddad used Flash and so did Sauce, but you’ll be thrilled to know that we are switching our video playback to MP4 next month. Eliminating Flash has been one of our most requested features and after our engineering team changed mountains of code, we are ready to switch. Starting ~June 10, 2018, we will begin to EOL Flash and only record test videos in MP4 format. The benefits are [...]

Continuous Testing in Practice: Test Intelligently by Tuning CI Pipeline Code

As companies seek to deploy software faster, they must test intelligently by tuning Continuous Integration (CI) pipelines. That requires rethinking how we automatically test our applications, since traditional automated test methodologies are not always fast enough to keep pace with the demands of modern software delivery. To achieve highly efficient automated testing, continuous testing [...]

Headless Browser Testing 101
Posted by Daisy Tsang in Cross Browser TestingSoftware Development & Testing

Headless browsers are gaining in popularity as a viable option for testing web apps. However, when determining your test strategy, it’s important to understand how headless browsers can help improve your efforts, and where they might hinder them. This article explains what headless browser testing is and which use cases it support. It also identifies the limitations of headless browser [...]

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