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

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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2015-09-23

Selenium testing with Robot Framework

With Robot Framework you can build easy to read test cases, which can then be run via Selenium WebDriver on our Selenium Grid.

It allows using keyword driven, behaviour driven approaches and provides reports in HTML format.


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2015-09-08

Chrome and Firefox beta/dev cross browser testing

This week we've been adding many more browser versions to our list of browsers you can pick from.


You can now instantly launch a Chrome browser as old as version 35 on our website and use it with your mouse and keyboard. Or use it in your Selenium IDE/Selenium Builder/Webdriver test to automatically test your website. We've added Chrome versions 35 - 45 for all Mac (Yosemite/Mavericks), Linux and Windows (XP, 7, 8, 10) platforms.


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2015-08-18

Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge Cross browser testing

Windows 10 is now available on TestingBot to use during both manual and automated testing (Selenium WebDriver). This is the latest OS version available from Microsoft, with all installed updates, running the most recent version of Microsoft Edge.



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2015-07-29

Speeding up our TestingBot Tunnel to browser test your internal websites

With our TestingBot Tunnel you can easily and securely test your websites running on your local computer or internal network.


When you download and start the tunnel, the java process makes a call to TestingBot to create a new pristine VM which will act as a proxy between your network and our browser grid.



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2015-06-19

New design for our Manual Testing Service

Screen Shot 2015-06-19 at 5.04.12 PM

Today we're introducing a new design for our Manual Testing Service.



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2015-05-29

TestLab: customize e-mail alert & receive recover alerts

Today we've updated our TestLab, where you can upload your Selenium IDE tests and schedule test-runs, with 2 new features.


The first new feature is an optional custom error message. Before, TestingBot sent the error message received from Selenium to your e-mail or phone (SMS text message). Now, you can specify a custom error message for your alerts and use variables like %test_name% or %browser%, which will then be sent to your e-mail or phone.


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