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 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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New: AI Copilot Dashboard for Test Analytics

Meet our latest AI Copilot Dashboard for test insights that enhance decision-making by allowing you to interact with dashboards through intuitive questions, uncovering essential insights. 

With AI Copilot Dashboard, you can get the analysis of performance metrics, trends, and forecasts, providing a streamlined experience that simplifies complex data into actionable steps. 

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Regular Expression (RegEx) Support for platformVersion Capability

For App Automation, we've now introduced Regular Expression (RegEx) support for the platformVersion capability. For example, you're looking for a specific platform version but it's not directly available. That's where RegEx steps in, allowing you to expand your search parameters to find any platform version that fits your needs.

To use RegEx for mobile app testing, check out this documentation: RegEx Characters for platformVersion.

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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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Now Test on the Latest iPad Air and Pro – 11 & 13

You can now test your iOS apps on the brand new iPad Air and Pro (11 & 13-inch) with LambdaTest real device cloud. 

Say goodbye to your in-house device labs! Run both manual and automated tests at scale to ensure a seamless user experience across these devices:

  • iPad Air 11 (2024)
  • iPad Air 13 (2024)
  • iPad Pro 11 (2024)
  • iPad Pro 13 (2024) 

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Live With SmartUI Figma CLI

Hey, devs and testers 👋 

We are now live with the SmartUI CLI for Figma that lets you define Figma components within configuration files and seamlessly upload them to our SmartUI platform for automated visual testing. 📷 

With this, you can eliminate the need for intricate coding or complex setups, ensuring an intuitive and efficient workflow.

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Upcoming Changes: Supported Appium Versions for Real Devices

Starting June 1st, 2024, only the following versions will be compatible with real device testing. Therefore, we recommend you check and update your test scripts accordingly.

Supported Appium Versions:

Updates:

Latest Version: We will update the latest version for both Android and iOS platforms. The latest version will be kept up-to-date with the latest stable releases of Appium Versions. 

Default Version: A new default version (2.2.1) will be supported when the user does not explicitly specify a version.

For more information, please check our guide, Supported Appium Versions.

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SmartUI: Test on Mobile Viewports, Capture Screenshot of Elements and in Native Apps

This release includes some new features in SmartUI. Let's take a look!

Support for Mobile Viewports in SmartUI SDK Config 📱 

Now specify configurations for mobile in the config JSON file, including optional settings for full-page screenshots and device orientation. This way, you can perform comprehensive visual regression tests on web and mobile device viewports with customizable options.

Element Screenshot Functionality in SmartUI SDK 📷

Now capture screenshots of specific elements while being able to locate the element via XPath, CSS ID, Class, and other mechanisms. This ensures accurate and specific visual regression testing of components for your web applications.

Full-Page Screenshots for Native Apps on Real Devices 📃

Now capture full-page screenshots in native apps using SmartUI Webhooks powered by Appium. This empowers developers and testers to efficiently capture comprehensive screenshots of entire pages, ensuring detailed testing of visual elements across different devices and screen sizes. This feature is in the Beta phase.

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