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2018-04-20

Selenium Lessons, tips and tricks

If you're looking to learn more about Selenium, including tips and tricks, then we can recommend selenium.academy.



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2018-04-09

Slack Integration for TestingBot

Good news for all Slack users: TestingBot now has its own App which can be added to your Slack Workspace. You can immediately head over to Our Slack App to install it in your workspace, or continue reading to learn more about this new integration.

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2017-12-21

TeamCity Plugin Now Available for TestingBot

TeamCity Plugin

We're pleased to announce that we've created a Plugin for TeamCity (a continuous-integration system created by Jetbrains).


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2017-09-18

iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iOS 11.0 Automated & Manual Testing

iPhone X

Today we've added iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8s and other iPhone models with iOS 11.0 to our list of browsers/devices to test on.


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2017-08-16

Automated & Manual Browser Testing on Mac OS High Sierra


We're pleased to announce that starting today, we've added macOS High Sierra (mac 10.13) beta to our list of available platforms.


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2017-08-07

Headless Selenium Testing with Chrome Headless

Since Chrome 60, there's an option to make Chrome run in headless mode. Headless mode means Chrome does not need to start up a User Interface (Window/GUI), it simply runs without any visualisation. This also means that the browser starts up way faster than it normally would and that it runs much faster too.


Even though running tests in a Headless browser is not the same like a user browsing your website on a normal browser, it might still make sense to use Headless Testing as a way to quickly verify certain things on your website (Smoke-test).


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2017-04-19

Status Badges, Test Builds and Build Matrix

Three new features have been added to TestingBot:

  • Status Badges: an image that displays whether your latest build passed or failed.

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2017-02-27

TestingBot Update: new features

Below is a list of new features we've added this past month to the TestingBot.com service:
  • We take a video for every test you run on TestingBot. This used to be a flash/.flv video, now we're offering these videos as mp4 video files, which means no more dependency on Flash!
  • Logging of your tests has improved. You can now see detailed logs of your test, together with Sikuli/Appium logs straight from inside the test detail page in our member area.

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2016-12-02

Safari 10 Automated Testing with Apple's SafariDriver

safaridriver testing Starting with macOS Sierra, Apple's now providing a SafariDriver that comes pre-installed with the OS. This is great news:
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2016-11-03

New feature: 2 Factor Authorization

While we continue to provide the most secure and stable Selenium grid publicly available, we recently added Two Factor Authentication (2FA) as an option for all users.


Two Factor Authentication adds an extra layer of security while logging into your account on the TestingBot website. After entering the correct username and password, and if 2FA is enabled, TestingBot will send a unique code to your cellphone via SMS and will wait for you to input the correct Two Factor Authentication code you received. You will be logged in only when you input the correct code you received on your phone.
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