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Guest Post: Functional Testing in 2016 - Forecast
Posted by Chris Riley in AutomationGuest Blog Posts

Massive changes in the development world are good and extreme for devs, but quality assurance (QA) teams are impacted as much, if not more. They may be taking on more tasks, looking at new tools, and thinking about new ways to execute their growing test suites. And looking forward, QA in the future looks much different than it does today. It is moving so fast that the changes - both good and bad [...]

Guest Post: What Automated Testing Really Provides
Posted by Adam Goucher in AutomationBest PracticesGuest Blog Posts

One of the more fun meme's on the internet is the 'correlation does not mean causation'. One of my favourite examples of this is stop global warming: become a pirate. Application development, and society at large, are full of these [fun] problems. So what have we incorrectly correlated in the browser automation niche? The number of browser-based scripts and a decrease in test cycle time. First [...]

Applitools Recognizes 16 Influencers + Thought Leaders in Test Automation

Saucesome news in the automated testing world! Our friends at Applitools recognized several Sauce employees and friends in their Top 16 Influencers and Thought Leaders in Test Automation list, including our Co-Founder Jason Huggins, Director of Ecosystems and Integrations Jonathan Lipps, and Selenium expert Dave Haeffner. Applitools stated, Influencers and thought leaders in Testing Automation [...]

Repost: Lessons Learned from Automating iOS Apps – What To Do When Tests Require Camera Roll Resources?
Posted by Bill McGee in AppiumAutomationMobile

This post comes from our friend Jay Sirju at Animoto, who is leveraging Sauce, Appium, and CI methodologies to automate mobile testing for their iOS application.  Check out the original post on their blog. Here at Animoto, the mobile application development team had spent some time over the past year investigating and implementing CI methodologies into the development [...]

Decreasing False Positives in Automated Testing [WEBINAR]
Posted by Bill McGee in AutomationBest PracticesWebinars

False positives: automated testing’s arch nemesis. When automated tests are written well, they are part of a healthy CI/CD process that can save developer time and company money. But when a team gets false positives from unreliable tests, the entire build can get derailed. What’s worse, too many false positives can erode an organization’s belief in the value of using a test [...]

Appium 1.3.6 Available on Sauce

The Appium team is pleased to announce that version 1.3.6 is now available on Sauce. The new build includes changes from 1.3.5, which was previously unavailable for Sauce users. iOS fix for a bug when driver.get() never returns for page with alert. iOS 8.2 support. fixed safari startup crashes. ensure Appium drops into the right continuation cb when selecting hybrid contexts. Android fix XPath [...]

Automated Visual Testing In The Cloud: Enhance Your Cross-browser Coverage [RECAP]
Posted by Bill McGee in AutomationContinuous DeliverySelenium ResourcesWebinars

Thanks for joining us for our last webinar, Automated Visual Testing In The Cloud: Enhance Your Cross-browser Coverage, featuring Adam Carmi from Applitools and Chris Broesamle from Sauce Labs. In this webinar, Adam and Chris explained how to avoid visual regressions and front-end bugs by adding scalable automated visual testing to existing Selenium and Appium tests and running them on the [...]

Automated Testing News: Link Round-Up
Posted by Bill McGee in AutomationContinuous TestingSelenium

Happy Friday! Here’s a quick round-up of some pieces on automated testing, why functional and performance testing should be done simultaneously, the case for Continuous Testing in the Cloud,  how to take your career to the next level, QTP/UFT VS Selenium, and what the top 10 tools were this week on Stackshare.  See below for snippets and links to the full articles.   Continuous Testing in [...]

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