One of the core tenants on Continuous Testing states that quality should evolve beyond its traditional place near the end of the development
One example of how Continuous Testing has changed the way developers view quality is the idea of regression testing. A form of functional testing, regression tests were traditionally performed in production to ensure that newly released features and updates didn’t compromise any existing functionality. While this is still very important, there are other places where regression testing can be useful. For example, regression testing can help ensure that units of code don’t break the build when merged into the larger trunks. Wherever you need validation when one component is merged with another, regression tests can help ensure that everything works as expected.
Regardless of how or where you use regression tests, it is crucial that you have access to the infrastructure that can support this, and the other types of testing you may be doing throughout your pipeline. The Sauce Labs Continuous Testing Cloud provides the most comprehensive cloud-based platform for teams who want to deliver better quality apps faster. With our broad support for browsers, emulators and simulators, and real mobile devices, along with the ability to scale tests in massive parallelization, we offer the flexibility to configure your environment to meet all of the different types of tests you need to support.
Continuous Integration (or CI) is a software development practice to help teams ship higher quality software, faster. By bringing traditionally difficult, late-hitting events as early into the process as possible and automating processes that had been manual, CI removes many bottlenecks that often slow down development efforts while reducing the risk of major technical issues hitting late in the release cycle.
The center of CI revolves around a
Automating your development processes without automating any of your
Sauce Labs has over 10 years of experience in automated testing at scale. With our integrations to all of the most popular CI servers, we offer
To learn more about the importance of automated testing in Continuous Integration, take a look at this CI white paper.