SmartUI & Analytics: Latest Features and Enhancements

Our team is excited to announce the new features and enhancements to LambdaTest's SmartUI and Analytics Platform. Let's take a look at them.

SmartUI

Test on Edge Browser 🌐 

SmartUI now supports Edge browser in addition to other supported browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, and more. Using Storybook, you can test your software application's UI components on the Edge browser to ensure they function and render perfectly.

Capture Full Page Screenshots with Auto-Height Detection 📷 

Earlier A/B testing of images with SmartUI requires you to take full-page screenshots to make more informed decisions. In addition, capturing full-page screenshots in Storybook also requires manual configuration of the page height.

With the Auto Height Detection feature, now you can capture full-page screenshots by automatically detecting and adjusting the page height and avoid the hassle of manually specifying the height parameter in the configuration file.

Integration of GitHub App with Playwright 🔁 

SmartUI now integrates the GitHub App with Playwright, allowing you to link your GitHub repositories directly to your LambdaTest's SmartUI accounts. 

With SmartUI, you and your teams can easily share test scripts, review changes, and provide feedback within their GitHub repositories. With any CI tool on GitHub, you can get information about the status of visual regression builds and pull and push requests.

Analytics

LambdaTest Test Analytics Templates 📰 

With the new Test Analytics Templates, you can now access pre-built templates that provide comprehensive insight into your test results, making it easier to analyze and interpret the information. 

These templates provide a structured framework for the presentation of test analytics, allowing you to customize and visualize their data in a visual and meaningful manner. You and your teams can save time and effort by leveraging these templates instead of creating test reports from scratch.

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Smart Crop for Visual Regression Testing using Appium

With SmartUI's new real-device mobile notification status bar crop feature, you can take your Appium visual regression testing workflows to the next level. 

By using Smart Crop, you can crop out the status bar from screenshots and focus solely on the core UI elements during visual comparisons.

SmartUI leverages machine learning algorithms to detect and crop the status bar from screenshots accurately. This allows you to concentrate solely on the important UI elements by excluding them from visual comparisons. 

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 📕 Read our blog to know more about the Smart Crop feature.

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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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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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Introducing the LambdaTest Tunnel Docker Extension

Hey folks 👋 

We are excited to announce the introduction of the LambdaTest Tunnel Docker Extension. This latest addition to our platform empowers you to perform seamless cross browser testing of locally hosted websites and web applications across 3000+ browser and OS environments.

Key Features 🔻 

  • Effortless Cross Browser Testing: With the LambdaTest Tunnel Docker Extension, you can effortlessly test your locally hosted websites and web applications on a wide range of browsers and operating systems at your fingertips.
  • Expanded Browser and OS Coverage: Gain access to a browser farm of 3000+ browser and OS combinations, ensuring comprehensive browser compatibility testing for your web projects.
  • Eliminate Manual Tunnel Launching: The LambdaTest Tunnel Docker Extension removes the need for manually launching the tunnel through the command-line interface (CLI), saving you time and effort.

📕 Here is our quick guide to get you started - LambdaTest Tunnel Docker Extension

We also added a few latest browsers to our browser farm. These new additions further enhance your testing capabilities and ensure comprehensive coverage for your web testing needs.  

Browser Testing 🌐 

  • Chrome 114 Beta, 113, 112, 111
  • Firefox  114 Beta, 113, 112, 111
  • Edge 114 Beta, 113, 112, 111
  • Opera 99, 98, 97, 96
Screenshot Testing 📷 
  • Chrome 112, 111, 110, 109
  • Firefox 111, 110, 109
  • Edge 112, 111, 110, 109
  • Opera 97, 96, 95

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Organize your tests using Build Inactivity Time

Hey folks 😀 

LambdaTest's Automation now supports Build Inactivity Time, also known as Build Splitting logic, which allows you to track your progress by identifying tests run at specific intervals. 

The Build Splitting logic lets you specify a time interval, after which the system will mark the build as complete after waiting for the specified period of time. As a result, if you run new builds after this time period, they will be created as new builds.

 📕  For more details, visit the documentation - Setting Up the Build Inactivity Time

Here are some additional enhancements to LambdaTest Automation 👇 

  • The Live Interaction feature is now supported on macOS - Monterey and Ventura.
  • Newly added Lambda Hooks to interpret test results: skipped, ignored, unknown, and, error.

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Step up your debugging game with the All-New LT Debug 2.0

Experience hassle-free debugging with the all-new LT Debug 2.0 🔧 

Our latest update comes packed with three powerful new features to simplify your workflow. 👇 

📌 Record and Replay Tests using Chrome DevTools Recorder 

You can replay or retest user flow as an automated test on 3000+ browser and OS combinations on the LambdaTest cloud grid without downloading the code and running it manually on your local machine. 


📌 CSS Inspector

With the CSS Inspector, you can access the CSS properties of any HTML element by selecting the specific element on the web page. 

This will help you make changes to a website’s CSS rules in real time to debug layout issues, test different color schemes, optimizing a website’s performance by identifying and removing unused CSS code.

📌 Color Picker

The Color Picker feature allows you to get the color of any pixel on the screen with a single click on the extension. It helps you select and apply colors to various elements of a web page, making it easier to debug and customize the visual appearance of the interface.

📄 Read our blog to know more - Introducing LT Debug 2.0

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Debug your Selenium tests using Telemetry Logs

LambdaTest Automation now supports Telemetry Logs to take your Selenium debugging experience to the next level 🚀

With Telemetry Logs, you can gain greater insights into your Selenium tests and unearth issues faster than ever before. By leveraging Selenium 4 and OpenTelemetry integration, view the tracing of requests and event logs for each request to troubleshoot your test sessions. 🔍 

📕 To get started, check out our documentation - Selenium Debugging using Telemetry Logs

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