Latest Enhancements in Web Automation

We have made a few improvements in Web Automation to offer a significant boost to your web testing experience on LambdaTest. 

The enhancements include:

Faster Boot Time for iOS Simulator App/Web Testing  

Now experience significantly faster boot times for iOS simulators, leading to a more efficient and streamlined testing process. This allows you to focus on creating high-quality tests and delivering exceptional app/web experiences.

Fast and Improved Tunnel With Sock Protocol Support 🌐 

Experience a significant improvement in LambdaTest Tunnel connection speeds with Sock protocol support. This translates to faster and more reliable communication between your local machine and the LambdaTest cloud grid.

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HyperExecute Support for SmartUI SDK

Effortless Visual Testing with HyperExecute

HyperExecute integrates seamlessly with SmartUI SDK to deliver effortless visual testing for your web and mobile apps. Ensure pixel-perfect rendering across browsers, devices, and platforms, saving you valuable time and resources.

You can seamlessly integrate SmartUI with your favorite frameworks - Selenium, Playwright, Puppeteer, Cypress, or Appium.

📕 Refer to our comprehensive documentation - HyperExecute with SmartUI SDK

Support for Chrome and Edge Beta Versions 🧑‍💻

HyperExecute now supports the beta versions of Chrome and Edge, allowing you to run your Cypress tests seamlessly on our blazing-fast platform.

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📌 Local Selenium Driver Support 🧑‍💻

HyperExecute now natively supports local Selenium drivers. This means you can run your tests without having to set up and use a remote Webdriver. This simplifies the setup process and can improve test execution performance.

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📌 Playwright Real Device Support 📲

HyperExecute now supports running Playwright tests on real devices. This allows you to test your web applications on actual devices, ensuring they function correctly in real-world scenarios.

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📌 Smart UI Testing using Playwright

HyperExecute now supports integration with SmartUI for your Playwright tests. This allows you to use SmartUI's visual verification capabilities to ensure that your web applications are visually consistent and functional.

📗 Check out the documentation to trigger your tests.

What's New with HyperExecute?

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📌 Speed Up Your Development Workflow 

Optimize your development workflow by significantly reducing codebase upload times, particularly when making frequent, incremental changes.

Key benefits of differentialUpload Flag:

1. Lightning-fast Uploads: Experience upload times faster for incremental changes. ⚡️

2. Boost your Productivity: Spend less time waiting for uploads and more time developing. 🧑‍💻

3. Efficient Resource Utilization: Reduce strain on your network and platform resources. 👨🏻‍💻🧑‍💻

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📌 Enhance your UI Testing Experience

You can selectively exclude specific elements from visual comparisons during your automated tests.

Advantages of ignoreDOM flag

1. Handling Dynamic Content: Exclude elements that frequently change, like timestamps or user-generated content, to avoid false positives.

2. Focusing on core functionality: Zero in on critical elements by ignoring UI components like headers, footers, or navigation menus.

3. Testing Specific Sections: Target a particular area of your webpage for more granular testing.

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SmartUI SDK: Handle Dynamic Data and New Frameworks Support

Handling Dynamic Data in SmartUI SDK 

When conducting visual tests, you may encounter scenarios where certain elements within your software application change between test runs. These changes might introduce inconsistencies in your test results. 

You can now ignore/select specific element(s) to be removed from the comparison by parsing the options in the smartuiSnapshot function.

Check the documentation: Handling Dynamic Data in SmartUI SDK.

Support for New Frameworks in SmartUI SDK 

Apart from Selenium, SmartUI SDK now has support for Playwright, Puppeteer, and TestCafe. 

Refer to the following documentation to get started:

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What's New in Web Automation

The LambdaTest Web Automation platform has been upgraded with some new features and enhancements.👇 

📌 Generate Multiple Lighthouse Reports Using Lambda Hooks

LambdaTest enables Selenium automation with the added capability of generating multiple Lighthouse reports using Lambda Hooks. This includes the hook structure, expected behavior, and the specific conditions triggering report generation or error occurrences.

📌 Generate Lighthouse Reports With Playwright Lighthouse Library

With LambdaTest, you can seamlessly perform Playwright automation and effortlessly generate Lighthouse reports using the Playwright Lighthouse Library – all within a single test.

📌 Support for Selenium 4.14 - 4.17

You can now perform automation testing using Selenium 4.14 - 4.17. This enhancement is compatible with the newest Java features for improved performance and stability in your test automation. Also, you can experience faster test execution and reduced latency with optimized WebDriver calls and a more efficient Selenium Grid, all accessible through our cloud.

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[New] Handle Dynamic Data in Selenium Using Ignore/Select by XPath

The Ignore/Select functionality for DOM elements in Selenium has been improved with extended support for XPath. With this, you can now ignore or select DOM elements not only in viewport screenshots but also in full-page screenshots.

Additionally, this release enhances the handling of Ignore/Select and full-page arguments in the Smart UI hook, offering a more refined and efficient approach.

📕 To get started, refer to the documentation - Handling Dynamic Data in Selenium Using Ignore/Select by XPath.

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Now Test on Latest Samsung Galaxy S24 Series

Are your mobile apps ready for the latest Samsung Galaxy S24 series? 

Test them now on LambdaTest real device cloud and ensure your web and native mobile apps are compatible with the latest Samsung Galaxy S24 series. 📱 🌐 

Get ahead of the game by testing on these Galaxy S24 models:

  • Galaxy S24
  • Galaxy S24+
  • Galaxy S24 Ultra

So, what are you waiting for? Head over to LambdaTest real device cloud and ensure your apps shine on the Samsung Galaxy S24 series. 📱 

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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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