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DevOps Follow 1054 Followers

Sauce Labs Adds Analytics and Extended Debugging to Continuous Testing Cloud

by Helen Beal Follow 6 Followers on  Mar 19, 2018

At their recent user conference SauceCon, Sauce Labs introduced new capabilities for its continuous testing cloud including test analytics, featuring a dashboard that analyses test results and exposes common failures by browser and operating system, including Android and iOS.

DevOps Follow 1054 Followers

Applitools Expands Application Visual Management Capabilities

by Helen Beal Follow 6 Followers on  Feb 14, 2018

Application Visual Management (AVM) focuses on the monitoring and testing of visual aspects of the application delivery lifecycle. Applitools Eyes Version 10 provides new UI baseline management, team collaboration, expanded third-party tool integrations and improved analytics dashboards.

JavaScript Follow 478 Followers

Google Releases Puppeteer 1.0

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 13 Followers on  Jan 27, 2018 1

Puppeteer 1.0 has been released and includes dozens of improvements, including measurement of JavaScript heap and page performance, and code coverage information for JavaScript and CSS.

Mobile Follow 187 Followers

LinkedIn Test Butler Aims to Improve UI Testing on Android

by Sergio De Simone Follow 21 Followers on  Aug 19, 2016 1

Test Butler is an open-source testing tool for Android that aims to allow developers to reliably run UI tests, writes LinkedIn engineer Drew Hannay and creator of Test Butler, by allowing developers to programmatically control a number of testing environment settings.

.NET Follow 458 Followers

UI Testing in F# with canopy

by Pierre-Luc Maheu Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 16, 2016

Although Selenium is a popular library for UI testing, issues about fragile and unreliable tests are common. InfoQ reached out Chris Holt, creator of canopy, to learn more about the F# library built on top of Selenium.

Culture & Methods Follow 884 Followers

UI Design: Go Out and Get Data

by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Dec 04, 2015

Chris Atherton did the closing keynote of the GOTO Berlin 2015 conference in which she talked about designing software. She suggests that, in stead of relying on professional opinions on how software should look or work, it can be better to go out and get data from real users. InfoQ interviewed her about designing and testing user interfaces.


Google Strategies for Automated Android UI Testing

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Mar 31, 2015

Convinced that “whatever can be unit tested should be unit tested”, Mona El Mahdy, a Software Engineer in Test at Google, has written a blog post proposing several approaches to perform unit tests on the user interface of Android applications. Mahdy recommends Robolectric and the Android Studio Gradle plug-in for general unit testing, and Espresso or UI Automator for creating and running UI tests.


Google Espresso: Fast Automated Android UI Testing in the Cloud

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Oct 24, 2013

Google has open sourced Espresso, an Android automated testing framework that enables one to run tests on x86 machines in the cloud in a multi-threaded environment, solving the concurrency issues associated with UI testing.


TestCafe with Smart Script Injection, Traffic and Markup Analysis Tools

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 09, 2013 1

DevExpress, has recently released a web based testing framework code named TestCafe, which enables you to test user interface of web pages and applications rendered with HTML5, CSS and JavaScript.


Twitter Open Sources Clutch

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Oct 12, 2012 1

Clutch enables developers to write hybrid applications for iOS and to run A/B test experiments on iOS and Android devices.


Microsoft Test Manager 2012 Adds Manual Testing Support for Win8 Tablets

by Jonathan Allen Follow 655 Followers on  Jun 14, 2012

Of all the forms of testing there is one that simply cannot be skipped. It doesn’t matter how good your automated tests are, manual testing still has to be performed before an application ships. With the release of MS Test Manager 2012, Microsoft intends to make it manual tests significantly easier.


Google Has Open Sourced WindowTester Pro

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Mar 09, 2012

Google has decided to open source WindowTester Pro, a Java tool used for automated SWT and Swing GUI testing.


Capture the Application, not just the Screenshot with VS Lab Management

by Jenni Konrad Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 20, 2011 2

Visual Studio Lab Management 2010 is a highly integrated virtualization, development, and testing tool. When testers encounter an error they can create a snapshot of the virtual environment at that moment: not just a screenshot, but the current state of the application or website and all the servers involved.