Test on macOS Sonoma, and Android 14 Beta

Hey folks 👋 

Check out the fresh set of features that went live on LambdaTest 👇 

Real Time Browser Testing

📌 You can now perform real time testing on macOS Sonoma exclusively on the LambdaTest platform and ensure a quality web experience with this cutting-edge macOS update. Test your websites and web applications right away across various real browsers running real macOS Sonoma.

Real Devices

📌 Now test your mobile web & native apps on Android 14 (Beta) on real Android devices and ensure your mobile applications are fully optimized and ready to excel on Android 14.

📌 For App Automation, we have made a few enhancements in the network logs functionality to provide you with better visibility and control. Some enhancements include advanced search and filter operations on the network logs, improved usability, and download network logs in .HAR format.

INTEGRATIONS

📌 LambdaTest has now integrated with Airbrake, a bug-monitoring and tracking tool that lets you effortlessly track and monitor bugs while performing cross browser testing directly from the LambdaTest platform to your Airbrake instance, eliminating the need for manual maintenance of tasks and issues. 

To use this integration, check out the documentation - Airbrake Integration with LambdaTest

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New Features in Web and App Automation

Web Automation

Google Lighthouse Report for Playwright Testing 💈 

You can now view the Lighthouse Performance Metrics while running Playwright tests on the LambdaTest cloud. By generating the Lighthouse report, you can view the following performance metrics: 

  • Performance 
  • Accessibility 
  • Best Practices 
  • SEO 
  • Progressive Web App

Currently, LambdaTest supports Lighthouse Audits on Chrome, Edge, and Chromium browsers. 

Refer to documentation:  View Lighthouse Performance Metrics for Playwright. 

Identify and Highlight CDP Errors in Command Logs  

Now you can identify failed command logs at a glance on the LambdaTest Automation Dashboard, allowing you to highlight error command logs instantly. For Playwright, Puppeteer, Taiko, and K6 tests, you can view both the passed and failed status of command logs. This feature makes troubleshooting and debugging easier, as you are able to pinpoint the specific command that caused the error.

Introducing Max Duration for Test Session Timeout 🔴 

For Cypress tests, you can specify a maximum time limit for the test to execute before it is automatically stopped, thus freeing up resources for other tests to execute. Please refer to the documentation Max Duration for Test Session Timeout.

APP AUTOMATION
 

Support for Regular Expression in Playwright Android Testing 🎭 

There may be instances in which the selected device is unavailable when conducting tests on LambdaTest. As a result, Regular Expression (REGEX) comes in handy by expanding the search criteria in order to find alternative devices for testing. 

We have now enabled the support for Regular Expression to fetch device names that are available for Playwright testing on Android devices.

For more details, check the documentation Capabilities for Playwright Android Testing.

Disable Screenshot Block for Android Testing 📱 

LambdaTеst now provides Disable Screenshot Block feature (in Beta) for real Android devices, providing a valuablе solution for mobile app tеsting when dealing with applications that imposе rеstrictions on taking scrееnshots. 

With this feature, you can disablе thе scrееnshot block for Android dеvicеs and perform tеsting without еncountеring any disruptions likе black scrееns or missеd scrееnshots duе to thе app's inhеrеnt propеrtiеs.  

Disable Screenshot Block is supported in Real Time App Testing and App Automation. 

Refer to the documentation Disable Screenshot Block for Android.

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New Features Galore in Real Devices

Hey folks 😀 

Our team has been highly productive during the past couple of weeks, so we are thrilled to present you with an array of fresh and exciting new features in real device testing.

Let's take a look 👇 

🔹 Real Device Integration with HyperExecute 

Say goodbye to procuring virtual devices and embrace the true power of real devices with HyperExecute. With the Real Device and HyperExecute integration, you can test on a wide range of mobile devices at blazing-fast speeds over the cloud, empowering teams to supercharge their app testing process, accelerating time to market, and ensuring exceptional quality.

To get started, check our step-by-step guide Real Device Integration with HyperExecute.

🔹 Flutter Dart Testing

With Dart as its programming language, Flutter enables the fast development of mobile apps with a highly productive, extensible, and open-source set of features. 

Now harness the immense capabilities of Flutter Dart and LambdaTest's Real device cloud and ensure your mobile app functions flawlessly across different mobile devices and platforms.

Check our documentation to get started with Flutter Dart Testing on LambdaTest.

🔹 Install and Uninstall Apps in App Automation Scripts

You can install and uninstall specified applications within app automation scripts via webhooks. These commands can be executed using the script execution functionality of the WebDriver. You can install apps that have been uploaded to the LambdaTest platform within your automation scripts. 

For more details, visit our guide, Install and Uninstall Apps in App Automation Scripts.

🔹Biometric Authentication for Android 

LambdaTest now supports biometric authentication on real Android devices. With this new feature, you can test the biometric authentication functionality in your mobile apps to ensure that the app provides an optimal user experience on various devices and platforms.

Head over to our documentation to get started with Biometric Authentication.

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Introducing the LambdaTest New Application Life Cycle Policy

Hey folks 👋 

In our ongoing effort to provide a seamless and efficient testing environment, we at LambdaTest are implementing a new Application Life Cycle Policy. 

As of 25th June 2023, any application uploaded to our platform will remain available for a duration of 90 days from the upload date. After this period, the application will be automatically deleted from our cloud.

This policy change aims to manage system resources more effectively, ensuring high performance for all end-users and customers. We recognize the importance of your applications in your testing processes. Therefore, we highly recommend maintaining local backups of your applications to prevent any disruptions to your workflows.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this new policy, please feel free to reach out to our dedicated support team.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we continue to improve our services to suit your needs better.

Run your Selenium tests using SmartWait Functionality

Hey folks 👋 

LambdaTest Automation now supports the SmartWait feature to increase the efficiency and accuracy of your automated test execution. 🕛 

With SmartWait, you can reduce the amount of code dedicated to explicit/implicit waits in your Selenium test suite, making it easier to read and maintain.

SmartWait runs a series of actionability checks on a webpage element before any action is executed on it. It uses an intelligent algorithm that holds off on performing an action until all relevant checks have been successfully passed. SmartWait returns the relevant Selenium error message if the checks are not passed within a stipulated timeframe.

📕 To get started with SmartWait on LambdaTest, check out our documentation SmartWait functionality for Selenium testing.

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Unveiling AI-Powered Test Failure Analysis and Command Logs Status

Hey developers and testers 👋 

We are thrilled to introduce two game-changing features that will empower you to excel and stay ahead of your testing game. Check out below 👇 

AI-Powered Test Failure Analysis in HyperExecute 📈 

Now avoid the hassle of searching through multiple logs, analyze manual data, and investigate failed tests to find the root cause. Our AI-powered Test Failure Analysis helps you quickly identify failure types and resolve test failures. 

With our AI-Powered Test Failure Analysis, you can

  • Automatically structure and categorize errors for efficient resolution.
  • You can get RCAs, remediation steps, and additional suggestions for resolving failed tests in one place.
  • Streamlined bug fixes with significantly shorter resolution times.
  • Enhance the testing experience, increase productivity, and deliver high-quality software more quickly.

Command Log Analytics 📊 

Our test intelligence analytics platform has been enhanced to provide users with enhanced control over Selenium command logs. 

Here are some key features of Command Log Analytics:

  • The Command Log Error Categorization feature allows you to quickly identify issues with your tests that have been found with unique errors over time.
  • Using Command Logs Error Trends, you can monitor HTTP response statuses for commands triggered in browsers over time.
  • By analyzing Command Logs Type Trends, you can visualize endpoint usage and prioritize bug fixes.

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Now run your k6 Browser Tests on LambdaTest

Hey, testers 😀 

LambdaTest now supports automated browser testing using k6, an open-source tool by Grafana. This allows you to accelerate web automation by leveraging immense k6 core capabilities to perform browser testing at scale on the LambdaTest cloud across different browsers and OS combinations. 

👉 For more information, head over to our blog Scaling End-To-End Web Testing With Grafana k6 And LambdaTest.

📕 To get started with k6 browser testing, check our support document: k6 Browser Testing

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Introducing the LambdaTest's AI- Test Intelligence Platform

Hey folks 😀 

We at LambdaTest have consistently delivered excellence in orchestrating and executing tests at scale for businesses across the spectrum. Today, we are thrilled to announce an exciting new leap in our journey: the Test Intelligence Platform.

Infused with AI, our newly launched Test Intelligence Platform is set to revolutionize software testing. With each test execution, it refines its recommendations and augments its predictive capabilities. As a result, you can devote more time and energy to creating robust tests and receiving actionable feedback faster.

As the Test Intelligence Platform enters private beta, we're excited to see how you enjoy this advanced level of testing. 

Interested in learning more about Test Intelligence? You can get involved in the following ways:

  • Sign up to stay updated about our Test Intelligence platform. Be the first to know about new features, webinars, and more.
  • Start testing today. Dive into our platform and discover the power of Test Intelligence.

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Live with Playwright Testing on Real Android Devices

📢 Exciting News!

Get ready to elevate your mobile testing experience! We are excited to announce the support for Playwright testing (in beta) on real Android devices. 🎭

You can now perform Playwright browser testing on LambdaTest on over 100+ real Android devices from a wide range of OEMs, including Samsung, Xiaomi, Google, Microsoft, and more. 

For more information, read our product update blog.

To get started, check our guide on Playwright Testing on Android Real Devices.

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