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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New in App Automation: Network Throttling, and Locale/Language Support for Espresso and XCUITest

Network Throttling Support for Web and App Automation on Real Devices 📶 

 Now streamline your Appium testing and validate your app performance on varied network conditions such as 2G, 3G, LTE, and offline scenarios. It offers the capability to simulate diverse network profiles, replicating real-world scenarios and ensuring a reliable testing experience for both web and app automation on real devices. 

Refer to the documentation to get started: Network Throttling for Appium Automation.

Locale/Language Support for Espresso and XCUITest Automation 🌏 

While executing tests with Espresso and XCUITest, you now have the ability to effortlessly set up both locale and language preferences. This functionality ensures detailed testing of your mobile native and web applications with respect to various linguistic and regional scenarios.

To get started, check the following documentation:


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Now Test Your Mobile Apps on iOS 17.2

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LambdaTest now supports real-time browser and app testing on iOS 17.2 simulators. You can now thoroughly test your web and native mobile applications across various simulators running iOS version 17.2 📱

INTEGRATIONS

We constantly update our integration bucket to ensure compatibility with your preferred tools. Here are the latest LambdaTest integrations:

  • Gradle Plugin: LambdaTest has integrated with Gradle that lets you Espresso test automation at scale. By managing the entire development life cycle, from compilation to testing and deployment, the LambdaTest Gradle Plugin enables efficient parallel testing on real devices.
  • New Relic: LambdaTest integration with New Relic allows you to access LambdaTest test results within a customized New Relic Dashboard that provides a comprehensive overview of system performance and potential issues. This integration allows you to accelerate product delivery without compromising quality and speed.

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Smart UI: New API to Fetch Build Status and Ability to Capture Screenshot of Specific Element

New API to Fetch Build Status for Smart UI 🔼 

With the new API for Smart UI testing, you can now get all the build statuses by making an API call for fetching the status of the builds that are run in your project. 

To get started, check the documentation - APIs for Smart UI Automation

Capture Screenshots of Specific Elements with Selenium 📷 

You can now capture screenshots of specific elements by leveraging various locator mechanisms such as XPath, CSS ID, class, and selectors. This precision-driven approach ensures accurate Selenium visual regression testing for your web application. 

Refer to our guide - Capture Screenshot of Specific Element with Selenium.

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New Features in Test Analytics and HyperExecute

TEST ANALYTICS

Real-Time Browser Concurrency Usage - Support for Sub-Organizations 

With the latest update, parent organization account users can now seamlessly monitor the real-time browser session usage of all their sub-organizations from a single, unified view. This feature grants the ability to observe which sub-organizations are utilizing more or fewer resources, thereby enabling a more strategic and informed approach to resource planning.

Key Benefits:

  • Centralized Monitoring: Administrators can now track browser concurrency from a central dashboard, providing a comprehensive overview of resource usage across all sub-organizations.
  • Resource Optimization: Real-time insights allow for immediate adjustments to resource allocation, ensuring optimal performance and cost-efficiency.
  • Enhanced Visibility: Detailed usage statistics empower parent organizations with the data required to make informed decisions about future resource provisioning and capacity planning.
  • Increased Control: This update offers a granular level of control, allowing for the identification of usage patterns and potential areas for improvement within sub-organizations.

For more information, refer to our documentation - Advanced Test Analytics.

HYPEREXECUTE

Support for Test Muting

With Test Muting functionality, you can temporarily disable the execution of a test case. This can helpful for skipping failing or irrelevant tests, enhancing the efficiency and efficacy of your test process and enabling you to concentrate on the most important results.

To get started, head to our documentation - Test Muting in HyperExecute.

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