Opera Automated Selenium Testing and Manual Browser testing

TestingBot now supports the latest Opera versions for both Automated and Manual Browser Testing. As Opera is regarded as the fifth most popular browser on the web, we decided that it was important to make Opera testing available for all TestingBot users. At the time of writing, the latest version of Opera (blink) is version 38. You can now run…

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Android Marshmallow (6.0) Selenium Testing

TestingBot now offers Android Marshmallow Emulators to run Automated Selenium Tests and Manual tests. These 6.0 versions are available as ‘Nexus S’ and ‘Nexus 4’ emulators, see our browsers page. To run an automated test on these emulators, please see our mobile test configuration page where we show you how to run automated tests on Android’s Browser. TestingBot also supports…

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macOS Sierra Automated and Manual testing

macOS Sierra Selenium Testing This week, Apple introduced the OS that will replace OS X El Capitan, called macOS Sierra. Together with the announcement, a beta version of macOS Sierra was made available to developers. Today, TestingBot has added the beta-build of macOS Sierra to its list of available platforms. This means you can now run tests on Safari 10,…

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Automated testing of Firefox, Chrome and Safari browser extensions

With Selenium Webdriver, you can run tests on Firefox, Chrome and Safari, all of them equipped with your browser extension. At TestingBot, we’ve made this very easy for you! All you need to do is supply a link to the extension in your desired_capabilities options of your test. Specify either the .xpi file (for Firefox), .crx file (for Chrome) or…

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Safari Technology Preview: Automated Testing with WebDriver

Safari Technology Preview provides a way to have an early look at the upcoming web technologies in OS X and iOS. Starting today, TestingBot is providing the latest Safari Technology Preview builds in its Selenium Cloud. This means you can run both automated and manual tests on the latest Safari Technology Preview browser running on OS X El Capitan. Testing…

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TestingBot translated in German, Spanish and French

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. In an effort to cater to as many people possible, whose mother language is different from English, we have been working on translating the entire TestingBot website to 3 new languages: French, German and…

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High availability Selenium Grid

To keep our Selenium grid with over 500+ 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…

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Marionette, the next generation of FirefoxDriver

Marionette – Information and example 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. Fortunately, there is a new way to ensure everyone can still run WebDriver…

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Setting up and maintaining your own Selenium Grid

Intro 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…

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Working on a real mobile device farm

We are working hard on providing a real mobile-device test lab to our customers. On May 1, 2016 we will make our device farm accessible for anyone using TestingBot. With our device lab, you will be able to both manually and automatically run tests on physical smartphones and tablets; iPhone/iPad and Android devices like Samsung Galaxy and Nexus Run Appium…

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