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AppiumConf 2018 Retrospective and Highlights
Posted by Jonathan Lipps in AppiumGuest Blog PostsMobile Development & Testing

AppiumConf 2018 is now, weirdly, a thing of the past. (Well, it took place the other week, so what’s weird about it being in the past? The reason is that so much of the conference was devoted to looking forward to the future!) Still, the echoes of inspiration continue to reverberate through my thoughts, and I’m sure many other attendees would say the same thing—or maybe [...]

The Need for Continuous Testing in the Finance Industry
Posted by Scott Fitzpatrick in Continuous TestingGuest Blog Posts

The term continuous testing refers to the use of automated testing at all possible stages in the development lifecycle. The end goal of continuous testing is to provide your organization with end-to-end automated testing coverage that will enhance the ability of the development team to find bugs earlier in the development process. This serves to ensure that any issues found in the early stages [...]

Extended Debugging with Sauce Labs
Posted by Greg Sypolt in Guest Blog PostsSoftware Development & Testing

The addition of an Extended Debugging feature to the Sauce Labs platform makes it easy for QA engineers to gain insight into network requests that can cause automated tests to fail. It also helps to identify application problems before shipping a new release to production. That is because today, most applications are executed within the browser, so when a problem occurs, it's essential to access [...]

Get Excited About AppiumConf!
Posted by Jonathan Lipps in AppiumAppium ResourcesEventsGuest Blog Posts

With AppiumConf taking the world* by storm later this week, let’s have a quick look at what there is to be excited about. The Talks Every conference is supposedly primarily about the content, right? So we should definitely explore what’s in store at AppiumConf. When putting the conference together, we decided on a single-track conference. These have always been my personal [...]

How Testing Helped Bringing Modeling to the Cloud
Posted by Ivan Perl in Guest Blog Posts

At Sauce Labs, we <3 open source projects! We are deeply rooted in the open source community and provide our free Open Sauce testing plan to qualified open source projects. From time to time, we ask project contributors and developers to share their stories on the Sauce Labs blog. This is the first of the Open Sauce stories. System Dynamics is a very popular modeling paradigm widely used for [...]

Choosing a CI-CD Tool
Posted by Greg Sypolt in Continuous DeliveryContinuous IntegrationGuest Blog Posts

There is a plethora of CI/CD tools available. They’re all designed to do the same basic thing. Their costs are similar (many are free), and they are all, for the most part, easily accessible. That begs the question: How do you pick which CI/CD tool to use? I’ll explain in this post. There are five things to keep in mind when choosing the right continuous integration and delivery [...]

SauceCon 2018: Mobile Content Roundup

I recently participated in the 2018 edition of the annual Sauce Labs conference, SauceCon. It was a fantastic event overall, and I had a lot of fun listening to talks and meeting people who are involved in all stages and modes of automated testing. What follows is a brief wrap-up of the nine mobile-focused talks from SauceCon. As a bit of an Appium guy (understatement anyone?), I was particularly [...]

The Art of Explaining Continuous Testing to Management
Posted by Scott Fitzpatrick in Continuous TestingGuest Blog PostsSoftware Development & Testing

As a developer in an organization that utilizes Agile development methodologies, it is easy to see how your team could benefit from re-thinking testing to ensure a higher level of quality in a fast-paced delivery cycle. And in many cases, you may need to leverage continuous testing practices to achieve this goal. But while it may be simple for a developer who lives in the technical world to [...]

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