Tag: selenium

Keeping our Selenium VMs up to date

At TestingBot we make sure that all VMs running in our network are patched with the latest updates. We make sure to update our Windows Virtual Machines as soon as possible after Patch Tuesday, when Microsoft releases new Windows updates. This means our Windows VMs always have the latest security updates from Microsoft. Flash player and Microsoft Silverlight are updated…

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Run tests against any Selenium version

Our Selenium grid now supports running your Selenium tests with an older version of Selenium. By default, we always run your tests on the most recent version of Selenium, to ensure maximum performance and stability. Some customers however like to run their tests on an older version of Selenium, this is now possible by specifying the desired Selenium version in…

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Webdriver Backed Selenium: use RC and WebDriver together

Today we have added full support for Webdriver-backed Selenium, which allows you to use the two API’s together in a single test. By using this feature, it will be easier for you to migrate your existing Selenium RC tests to the new WebDriver format. Here’s a list of reasons on why you should consider start using WebDriver: Better and more…

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Test TV – Live video stream of your tests running in the Cloud

Today we released a new feature in our TestingBot member area called Test TV. With Test TV, you are now able to see your Selenium tests running in our Cloud. A live video (secure VNC connection) will show your test running on any browser/mobile device straight from your test page. When the test is completed, the live video will be…

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Mac OS X Selenium testing. Webdriver and Selenium RC testing with Apple.

We will make a lot of people happy with this announcement: today we start providing our customers with Mac OS X testing on-demand. Next to testing on Windows (2008/2003), Linux and Android we now finally provide testing on Apple’s OS. We provide a video and screenshots of your test running on OS X, just like we do with all the…

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Run a test with our free demo

  Today we’ve added a form on the homepage for visitors to try out our service. This simple demo will open the website you’ve entered in Internet Explorer 8 and perform a basic test. It should give you a sense of how easy it is to use our service and test your websites.     Once you entered a website…

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Creating a Selenium test from scratch

In this blogpost we’ll talk about creating your first Selenium test, running the test on your own computer and then later run it on several browsers at once. It shouldn’t be too hard to follow along, but if you have any questions or remarks, please leave a comment. Prerequisites Before we can create a test, we first need a website…

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We run your Selenium tests super fast

After some more optimizations in our code and infrastructure we’ve now reached the point where the average simple test takes 9 seconds. Compared with competitors, we’re 2 to 3 times faster in running your test. This means that you can run more tests in less time at testingbot.com Here are some benchmarks with a simple test that starts an Internet…

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5 Reasons why you should be using TestingBot

  Actually, there are more than 5 reasons why you should be using our service. We will list the top 5 reasons below, but if you want to discover what the other reasons are, please sign up. Reason 1 : Keep your website pristine Whenever you build a website, you want people to visit the website you’ve made. You spent…

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TestingBot Launches

With the start of this new website we provide every developer a powerful tool to run cross browser tests in the cloud. Running Selenium tests across various browsers has never been easier with our plugins, example code and easy to use grid. Sign up for a free account to start testing your website/webapp/software in various browsers.

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