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TestingBot provides a cloud of browsers to run Automated, Live and Visual browser testing.

2016-06-14

Safari Technology Preview: Automated Testing with WebDriver

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Safari Technology Preview provides a way to have an early look at the upcoming web technologies in OS X and iOS.



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2016-04-29

TestingBot translated in German, Spanish and French

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TestingBot is located and operated from the heart of Europe: Belgium. In Europe, we have a great mix of different languages that people speak and understand.


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2016-04-11

High availability Selenium Grid

To keep our Selenium grid with over 1500+ real browsers healthy, we use various tools and techniques to monitor and troubleshoot potential problems.


Since we're booting thousands of pristine VMs per day for you to run tests on, and since computers and networks sometimes act weird, this monitoring is essential for us to quickly fix issues and keep our grid of browsers healthy at all times.


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2016-03-23

Marionette, the next generation of FirefoxDriver

Starting with Firefox 46, it will no longer be possible to install unsigned extensions with Firefox.


Since Selenium currently uses a Firefox extension to run WebDriver tests on Firefox, this will no longer work once Firefox 46 is released to the public.


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2016-02-17

Setting up and maintaining your own Selenium Grid

In this article we'll focus on setting up your own Selenium grid from scratch. A Selenium grid is a collection of browser nodes that are available for automated testing. We'll show you how to set up a Selenium Grid Master (or Hub, or Selenium Server, whichever you want to call it) and how to connect various Selenium Nodes to the grid.


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2016-01-29

Working on a real mobile device farm

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We are working hard on providing a real mobile-device test lab to our customers.



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2015-12-30

Cloud testing with Sikuli and Selenium WebDriver

Sikuli is able to automate anything you see on your computer screen by using image recognition to identify components you want to interact with. This is very useful if you want to test things that are not easy to automate, for example native OS GUI components.



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2015-12-11

Uploading files with Selenium for testing

Since a lot of websites have upload functionality, it's important to know that this can be tested via Selenium.

Uploading a file during a test


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2015-11-13

TestingBot updates in Oktober/November

To keep up with the ever-changing world of software/development and testing, we keep on working to improve TestingBot and add new features. These last 2 months we've accomplished quite a few things:
  • add iOS 9.2 (currently beta) to our Selenium grid for automated/manual/screenshot testing

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2015-09-28

TestingBot Breakpoints to debug your flakey Selenium tests

Today TestingBot has added a new feature that should help you debug issues you encounter when running automated tests.


Suppose you're running a test and you notice something isn't quite working well (AJAX request is failing, Javascript errors, ...).


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