Run Visual Regression Tests With Smart UI SDK

Now perform visual regression testing with Smart UI SDK.

Our new Smart UI SDK captures the DOM of your website/URL and renders it across multiple browsers and resolutions in a single call, enabling seamless testing of websites in multiple environments and ensuring UI consistency across builds. 

You can also integrate it easily with your functional tests or use it for batch-testing multiple static URLs. 

Smart UI SDK is currently supported for Selenium with Java, Node.js, and Python. 

Support with more frameworks is on the way!

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Smart UI: New API to Fetch Build Status and Ability to Capture Screenshot of Specific Element

New API to Fetch Build Status for Smart UI 🔼 

With the new API for Smart UI testing, you can now get all the build statuses by making an API call for fetching the status of the builds that are run in your project. 

To get started, check the documentation - APIs for Smart UI Automation

Capture Screenshots of Specific Elements with Selenium 📷 

You can now capture screenshots of specific elements by leveraging various locator mechanisms such as XPath, CSS ID, class, and selectors. This precision-driven approach ensures accurate Selenium visual regression testing for your web application. 

Refer to our guide - Capture Screenshot of Specific Element with Selenium.

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New Features in Test Analytics and HyperExecute

TEST ANALYTICS

Real-Time Browser Concurrency Usage - Support for Sub-Organizations 

With the latest update, parent organization account users can now seamlessly monitor the real-time browser session usage of all their sub-organizations from a single, unified view. This feature grants the ability to observe which sub-organizations are utilizing more or fewer resources, thereby enabling a more strategic and informed approach to resource planning.

Key Benefits:

  • Centralized Monitoring: Administrators can now track browser concurrency from a central dashboard, providing a comprehensive overview of resource usage across all sub-organizations.
  • Resource Optimization: Real-time insights allow for immediate adjustments to resource allocation, ensuring optimal performance and cost-efficiency.
  • Enhanced Visibility: Detailed usage statistics empower parent organizations with the data required to make informed decisions about future resource provisioning and capacity planning.
  • Increased Control: This update offers a granular level of control, allowing for the identification of usage patterns and potential areas for improvement within sub-organizations.

For more information, refer to our documentation - Advanced Test Analytics.

HYPEREXECUTE

Support for Test Muting

With Test Muting functionality, you can temporarily disable the execution of a test case. This can helpful for skipping failing or irrelevant tests, enhancing the efficiency and efficacy of your test process and enabling you to concentrate on the most important results.

To get started, head to our documentation - Test Muting in HyperExecute.

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New in Smart UI: Custom Viewport Configuration for Storybook

To provide the visualization of your UI components on various device screens, you can now set up custom viewport configurations. 

This feature is an extension of Storybook's existing Viewport toolbar item, enabling you to capture and view stories in different dimensions, such as mobile or tablet, with specific orientations like portrait or landscape.

📒 To get started, refer to our guide: Custom Viewport Configuration for Storybook.

Presenting the All-New UnderPass Desktop Application

Presenting our all-new UnderPass desktop application, available now for both Windows and macOS!

Here's the scoop on what's fresh:

  • Redesigned User Interface: We revamped the UI for a more user-friendly experience. 💻
  • Diverse Login Options: Now, log in with your email and password or choose the ease of Google, GitHub, or SSO. 🔐
  • Multiple Tunnel Management: Our upgraded application lets you handle multiple tasks at once. Efficient, right? 🚇
  • Advanced Configuration: If you're into detailed setups, we've got advanced tunneling options for both basic and intricate needs. 🔧
  • Streamlined Log Sharing: Debugging is a breeze with our easy log copying feature. 🔍

To get started, refer to the documentation LambdaTest UnderPass.

Live With Intelligent UI Inspector for Real Devices

Hey folks 👋 

LambdaTest real device cloud is now live with an Intelligent UI Inspector to help developers, and testers overcome the challenges of inspecting app elements. 🔧 

The new Intelligent UI Inspector simplifies interacting with app elements and eliminates the need for repetitive inspector opening and closing. 

Additionally, it streamlines the creation of reliable custom XPath, addresses the complexity of hybrid app inspection, and saves time by facilitating effortless app relaunches. Moreover, it enhances the user experience by offering an intuitive interface catering to various user preferences.

For more details, please refer to our product update - Introducing Intelligent UI Inspector for Real Device Cloud

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Announcing LambdaTest's New Real Device Data Center

We are excited to announce the launch of our new real device data center in the North American West region. This expansion allows our customers to access a wider variety of devices for their testing requirements, with the added benefit of faster and more convenient service.

For those customers who whitelist IP addresses, please ensure you add our new data center's IP to your allowlist to maintain seamless service:

  • New Data Center IP: 209.58.137.41/32

New Features: Smart UI and Account Management

Smart UI

  • Perform Smart UI testing with Storybook 7 and get enhanced component visualization, testing, and collaboration capabilities.
  • Smart baseline strategy for SmartUI to streamline the process of updating baselines for approved screenshots, reducing manual intervention, and improving the overall efficiency of the testing workflow.
  • Now take multiple screenshots in a build and give them the same name. This is useful for comparing different stages or elements, as you're not limited to just one screenshot with the same name in a build. This overwrite screenshot feature in Smart UI will replace (overwrite) the latest screenshot with the previous ones in that build.

ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT

  • New security features in the LambdaTest Tunnel to configure security options for the tunnel to restrict tunnel creation to specific users, turn tunnel sharing on or off, and control which local domains are accessible (or inaccessible) through the tunnel. 
  • Audit logs in LambdaTest Tunnel for user and organization-level activities to monitor account activity, detect unauthorized access, investigate security incidents, track user-level and organization-level activity history, and audit compliance with security policies.
  • Password and access key expiry policy to let organization administrators set the duration of password and access key expiry. After that, users can create a new password and/or use the regenerated access key. Admins will also be able to exempt certain users from the application of this policy. 
  • LambdaTest integration with Zenkit for tracking and managing bugs and issues. With this integration, you can effortlessly log bugs directly from the LambdaTest platform to your Zenkit instance, eliminating the need to maintain tasks and issues manually. 

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Introducing New App Automation Features – Available Now

LambdaTest App Automation has just shipped new features that make it easier than ever to build, test, and deploy quality mobile apps. 🚀 

Take a look 👇 

📌 New Lambda Hook to help you differentiate between multiple test cases within a single Appium session. This feature aims to improve debugging capabilities, making it easier to identify which test cases may be causing errors or taking longer to execute.

📌 See highlighted elements in both live and saved videos when using the findElement method for Appium testing. This can help you to easily identify which elements your script is interacting with during test execution and to review saved videos to understand how your tests performed and interacted with the elements.

To use this feature, your organization must have instrumentation enabled. You also need to add the instrumented: true capability to your test script.

📌 Live video support for web automation on real devices that provides real-time video feedback as your web automation scripts execute on real Android and iOS devices. This can help you to identify issues more easily, improve the quality of your testing, and validate the user experience directly.

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Test on Google Pixel 8 and 8 Pro

Hey folks 😀 

Google's latest flagship, the highly-anticipated Google Pixel 8 and Google Pixel 8 Pro, are now at your fingertips on LambdaTest Real Device Cloud. 📱  

With this new addition, you can test your web and mobile applications on these real Google Pixel 8 and Google Pixel 8 Pro devices running the latest Android 14. 

Test Now on Pixel 8 Devices

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