[Voices of Community] From Chaos to Control: Observability and Testing in Production

Join us on February 21st, 2023, for the next episode of Voices of Community on From Chaos to Control: Observability and Testing in Production 📺 

🕛  8:30-9:30 PM IST | 10:00-11:00 AM EST

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Speakers 🎤 

  • 👤 Vanya Seth - Head of Technology, Thoughtworks India
  • 👤 Manoj Kumar - Vice President of DevRel and OSPO, LambdaTest

In this talk, Vanya Seth will explore the concept of observability and how it facilitates the concept of testing in production. She will also discuss why it is important for Test/Quality engineers to advocate for an observability strategy and how it can help improve the system's overall reliability. 

Key Takeaways 🗝️ 

  • Observability vs. Monitoring (disambiguating the difference)
  • How observability helps in answering important questions about the functioning of a business process in a microservices architecture.
  • The role of Quality engineers in advocating for an observability strategy.
  • Importance of having a comprehensive strategy for ensuring system reliability.
  • How to implement an effective observability strategy and make the most of testing in production.

Latest Features in LambdaTest Test Analytics

The LambdaTest Test Analytics platform has been upgraded with several new features. and enhancements. 📊 

Let's take a look 👇 

  • Support for filtering the dashboards by a particular time and date selection. This will help you get more precise results at the required timestamp.
  • Ability to edit the Dashboard Layout that helps you arrange your widgets according to the alignment of your choice.
  • New feature to copy or clone the existing dashboard with all the widgets and configurations, the same as the source dashboard, to explore more detailed insights by adding more widgets or filters without disturbing your current dashboard.
  • View the Job runs by Time Span Summary on every graph widget added for HyperExecute in the Dashboard. This feature is exclusive to HyperExecute users.

Bonus Additions

SmartUI Testing: LambdaTest Automation now allows you to perform visual regression testing using Puppeteer, Storybook, and GitHub App.

📕 Refer to the below guides to get started:

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[Voices of Community] Expecting the Unexpected: 2023 Technology Trends

Hey Folks 😀 

Join us on January 24th, 2023, for the next episode of Voices of Community on Expecting the Unexpected: 2023 Technology Trends 📺 

🕛  10:00-11:00 AM AST | 8:30-9:30 PM IST 

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Speakers 🎤 

  • 👤 Tariq King - Vice President of Product-Service Systems, EPAM
  • 👤 Manoj Kumar - Vice President of DevRel and OSPO, LambdaTest

In this episode of Voices of Community, Tariq King will dive deep into what to expect in tech in 2023 when you expect the unexpected. 

He will share his ideas and thoughts on future trends in the industry and how individuals and organizations can position themselves to navigate the year successfully.

HyperExecute: New features and enhancements

RELEASE VERSION: 1.94

Here are some latest enhancements and new features that LambdaTest's HyperExecute Cloud has to offer. 👇

  • An optimized report creation process for TestNG jobs. You can use these reports to check the Test Summary, Scenario Summary, and more.

  • Added support of HyperExecute Analytics for Private Cloud. With this, you can optimize your testing process and learn more about how your tests are performing.

  • Abort functionality has been enhanced to provide you with more flexibility. You can abort all or a selected amount of jobs. However, an admin can abort any and all jobs currently running for their organization.

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Meet the All-New Chromium Based LT Browser 2.0

Hey folks 👋 

We're excited to announce the beta release of the new Chromium-based LT Browser 2.0.

Unleash the power of Chromium and take your responsive testing to the next level. The all-new LT Browser 2.0 is faster than ever as it is based on the latest native Chromium rendering engine (Blink). 


The new LT Browser 2.0 boasts enhanced performance and several features that make it easier for you to create responsive designs for device viewports of all sizes. 📱 💻 

Here is a quick rundown of the features that LT Browser 2.0 offers 👇 

  • Interact and test with 4 devices simultaneously.
  • Dedicated DevTools for different viewports.
  • Test with unlimited custom device viewports.
  • Generate and share multiple error reports.
  • Use Chromium settings.
  • Install Chrome extensions.
  • Unlimited browser tabs to launch device viewports.
  • Record with the entire screen or browser tab.

📌 For more details, please check our Product Update on LT Browser 2.0 

📌 To get started, refer to LT Browser 2.0: Getting Started Guide

Try it out now

LambdaTest Test Analytics: New Features

Hey, testers 😀 

Check out these new features added to LambdaTest Test Analytics. 👇 

  • Filter the Test Case Health Snapshot view according to your Count of Tests.

  • Added support for cloning the widgets in the Analytics Dashboard.

  • The new Task Status Ratio widget provides information about the quality of your current tasks based on the status marked on the LambdaTest platform.

Give these new features a try!

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Support for Windows 11 in HyperExecute

RELEASE VERSION: 1.92

Hey folks 😀 

LambdaTest's HyperExecute Cloud now supports the following new features 👇 

  • Now run end-to-end automated tests on Windows 11. You can configure this by adding runson a key in the HyperExecute YAML file. 

To run tests on Windows 11, set the value of the runson key to win11 as shown below.

version: 0.1
runson: win11
testSuiteTimeout: 90
autosplit: true
retryOnFailure: true
maxRetries: 1
concurrency: 2
globalTimeout: 150
testSuiteTimeout: 150
testSuiteStep: 150
  • HyperExecute now allows you to retry commands that might fail during the pre-stage level. 

To do this, configure the preDirectives key in the HyperExecute YAML file. 

preDirectives:
   commands:
     - mkdir -p m2_cache_dir
     - mvn -Dmaven.repo.local=$CACHE_DIR -Dmaven.test.skip=true clean install
  maxRetries: 5

The value of the maxRetries key determines how many times you want to retry your commands.

Try out these new features 🚀 

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What's New in LambdaTest Test Analytics

Hey there 👋 

Check out the new features we recently added to LambdaTest Test Analytics 📊  

  Now click on the cards of the Test Summary widget in the Analytics Dashboard and get a detailed view of your tests, including Test Name, Test Status, Browser/ Device, Build Name, and more.


  You can now make your Analytics Dashboard private. It's a feature that allows you to restrict who can view it. In addition, you can also make the Test Analytics Dashboard password protected by setting up a custom password. 

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Webinar Alert: LambdaTest Spartans’ End-of-Year Panel Discussion

Hey Folks 😀 

Join us on December 20th, 2022, for our upcoming webinar on LambdaTest Spartans’ End-of-Year Panel Discussion 📺 

🕛  10:30-11:30 AM EST, 8:30-9:30 PM IST 

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Join Manoj Kumar, VP of Developer Relations and OSPO, LambdaTest, as he hosts a panel of LambdaTest Spartans - industry experts and thought leaders from different fields of testing and QA. 

Be a part of discussions ranging from advances in automation testing, the changing face of manual testing, the importance of agile practices and DevOps, innovations in cloud technologies, and more. 

Key Takeaways 🗝️

  • Understand the major changes that the testing and QA industry and community underwent.
  • Lessons that experts and thought leaders learned.
  • AMA with industry experts and thought leaders.
  • What lies ahead for the community in 2023?

Now run your Cypress tests using WebKit

Hey folks 😀 

LambdaTest's Automation now supports Cypress testing for WebKit, Safari's browser engine. By testing your web application using WebKit, you can get an idea of how your website or web app will run in Safari. 🌐 

We currently support WebKit on the following operating systems 👇 

  • Windows - 11 and 10
  • macOS - Monterey and Big Sur

Start testing now

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