Inspect Your App Automated Tests Using Live Debugger

Now perform live debugging of your app automated tests. This feature lets you interact with your automated tests in real time, enhancing your debugging experience right from the App Automation dashboard. 

With live inspection for app automation, you can:

  • Activate Live Debug mode during the test execution.
  • Use the Live Debug mode to access extended UI Inspector capabilities.
  • Interact directly with the app on the real device, inspect UI frames, and perform debugging actions.
  • Debug your automation scripts without interrupting ongoing tests, ensuring focused and efficient testing.

Other Enhancements:

  • You can now leverage Appium plugins in App Automation to elevate your automated app testing. These plugins modify Appium's behavior, enabling you to customize your testing environment for greater efficiency and effectiveness tailored to your specific needs.

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New Features in SmartUI and Test Analytics

SmartUI

Slack Integration for SmartUI Alerts

Now integrate Slack with SmartUI to receive alerts for changes detected and baseline modifications directly in your Slack channels. Simply activate the feature by toggling it on in your project settings. This feature will boost your team collaboration and ensure that all members are quickly updated about important modifications in the testing process.

Support for Storybook 8

SmartUI now supports running visual tests using Storybook 8. For more information, refer to our guide - SmartUI using Storybook.

 Test Analytics

Export Drill-Down Data to CSV 

Export drill-down data into CSV format. This feature enhances your data analysis and reporting capabilities by providing easy access to detailed insights. Also, you can effortlessly export drill-down results, improving data manipulation and sharing. 

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Debug your Cypress Tests with Network HAR Logs

Now gain deeper insights into your application's network activity during Cypress testing with Network HAR Logs.

This feature is applicable on all versions of the Cypress

Benefits of Network HAR Logs:

  • Streamlined Debugging: Isolate network-related issues with greater ease by analyzing request behavior and response details.
  • Performance Optimization: Identify performance bottlenecks by pinpointing slow requests and optimizing network interactions.
  • Improved Load Order Diagnosis: Gain insights into load order issues that might affect your application's functionality.

📕 Check the Cypress documentation to learn more about it.

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Debug Your Android Apps With adb Shell

We now support Android Debug Bridge (adb) shell in Real Device App Testing, allowing you to run supported adb shell commands directly on Android devices during app testing sessions. 

With this, you can get direct device interactions by accessing native device capabilities and the ability to customize test cases through supported adb shell commands.

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Location Support for TimeZone Capability

HyperExecute has released an update for the location-based timezone capability.

With this exciting update, you can now use location names (e.g., "Kolkata") alongside UTC offsets. This empowers you to set precise timezones based on a user's location, ensuring a more seamless user experience.

Previously, you might have needed to use: capabilities.setCapability("timezone", "UTC+05:30");

Now, you can simply set: capabilities.setCapability("timezone", "Kolkata");

📕 Learn how to use timezone capability

HyperExecute Expands Browser Support for Faster, More Comprehensive Testing! 🚀

HyperExecute expands its support for the latest versions of browsers for all operating systems: Linux, Windows, and macOSNow you can ensure flawless functionality across a wider range of environments with support for the latest versions of these popular browsers: 

  • Chrome: 125
  • Edge: 125
  • Firefox: 126

With this expanded compatibility, you can streamline your testing process and deliver exceptional user experiences with confidence!

Now Test Your Mobile Apps on Android 15

LambdaTest real device cloud now supports Android 15 (Beta) on Google Pixel 6 Pro!

 

With this, you can:

  • Test your mobile applications on the latest Android 15.
  • Ensure compatibility on Pixel 6 Pro devices.
  • Leverage the newest features and improvements of Android 15.

Start testing your apps today to stay ahead of the curve and deliver the best experience to your users. 

Enhance Visual Testing Experience With SmartUI Annotation Tool

We are now live with the SmartUI Annotation tool to enhance your experience with SmartUI. This SmartUI Annotation tool allows you to annotate designed screenshots to highlight key areas for improvement across different builds. 

Key Features: 🚀 

  • Drawing Over Screenshots:  Gain the flexibility to draw over compared screenshots, enhancing clarity and focus on specific elements. 
  • Drawing Boxes: Easily draw and manage multiple boxes with the new 'Draw Cursor' option and an 'Add Region' button. Each box's size is visibly indicated, making your annotations more precise and informative.
  • Saving Changes: After drawing, a dialogue popup will provide options to apply your annotations to just the current screenshot or all browser variants of this screenshot.
  • Updating Compared Screenshots: Annotations on compared screenshots will trigger a re-run of the comparison, ensuring that the current and future builds reflect your specified regions of interest.
  • Visibility of Annotations: Control the visibility of your annotations in both parallel and landscape views with a new toggle, default set to off, ensuring a clean visual field when not needed.
  • Tooltip Information: When the 'Annotations' toggle is on, hovering over a box displays a tooltip with detailed information, including the dimensions of the box and its status as an ignored or selected area.
  • Applicable for Every Project Type: This feature is compatible with every project type, making the handling of dynamic data very efficient in cases where code-based ignore/select is not supported. 

These features provide unparalleled control over visual testing, helping you deliver flawless user experiences. Stay tuned for updates as we continue to innovate with SmartUI!

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