[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.

HyperExecute Updates: New Features

RELEASE VERSIONS: 1.96 & 1.97

Here are some latest enhancements and new features in LambdaTest's HyperExecute. 👇

  Job Alerts on Slack

Now get instant updates about the progress of your tests, use HyperExecute, and integrate it with Slack. You will get updates on the status of your jobs along with other important details. 

Furthermore, you can also go to the job directly by clicking on View Job, which is provided at the bottom of the alert.  

If you want to get a detailed walkthrough on how to set up Slack alerts, please refer to our guide on Slack integration

Job Reports as an Email

You can now receive your job reports directly as an email. 

Just specify your email ID in the HyperExecute YAML file and use the partialReports flag to get the job report on it. 

partialReports:
  frameworkName: testng
  location: target/surefire-reports/html
  type: html
  email:
    to: 
      - <your_email_id@example.com>
      - <another_email_id@example.com>

For more details, go through our documentation - Receive the Job Report as an Email.

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Real Time Testing: New Browsers, Geolocations, and more

Hey folks 😀 

We've got some new features for you this week. Check them out 👇

Test on New Browsers 

Browser Testing: Perform live-interactive online browser compatibility testing on the newly added browsers. 🌐 

  • Chrome 109 Beta, 108, 107, 106, 105, 104
  • Firefox 109 Beta, 108, 107, 106, 105, 104, 103
  • Edge 109 Beta, 108, 107, 106, 105, 104 
  • Opera 94, 93, 92, 91, 90, 89

Screenshot: Capture automated screenshots to ensure a flawless digital experience on the following browsers. 📷 

  • Chrome 108, 107, 106, 105, 104
  • Firefox 108, 107, 106, 105, 104, 103
  • Edge 108, 107, 106, 105, 104 
  • Opera 94, 93, 92, 91, 90, 89

New Geolocation

Support for new IP Geolocation - Ashburn is now available. 🌍 

Improvements

A few improvements have been made to adding inputs from the keyboard on Windows OS. 📝 

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HyperExecute: New features this week

RELEASE VERSION: 1.95

Unlock the potential of HyperExecute Cloud with our fresh batch of features!

Inherit Your YAML Configurations

If you are running multiple jobs on the same project using different YAML files, the Inheritance in YAML feature allows you to save the configuration settings that you commonly use and inherit them as base in other YAML files. 

To understand how to make the most of this feature, please refer to our tutorial - Inherit Your YAML Configurations.

View Your Artefacts on the HyperExecute UI

HyperExecute now allows you to create custom URLs for your Artefacts. These custom URLs let you access specific Artefacts directly and make it easier for you to download or preview them. To understand how to use this feature, check out our document - Construct URLs for Your Artefacts.

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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

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Expedite your XCUI App Automation with HyperExecute

Hey, there👋 

Glad to announce that LambdaTest's XCUI automation cloud now supports running XCUI tests via HyperExecute on real devices. 

Using this feature, you can speed up your testing cycles by splitting the XCUI test cases into shards and running them in parallel to save time while running other XCUI tests. 

For more details, please refer to our support document - Sharding for XCUI

In addition, here are some more features added to real-time and automated app testing.

  • While running real-time app tests, team members can now copy their App ID for the app they upload.

  • The Apple News app is now available on iOS devices.
  • An admin can now stop a build or test running in their organization.
  • Support for iOS App Settings in app automation to change permissions for Camera, Contacts, Photos, etc. For more details, check our guide, iOS App Settings.

Give a spin to these new features 🌀

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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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