Introducing the New LambdaTest UI Across All Products

Hey folks 👋 

Today, we announce a brand new user interface (UI) coming to all LambdaTest products! This update marks a significant step forward in our mission to deliver an exceptional testing experience and elevate your efficiency.

We understand the importance of a smooth transition, so we'll be rolling out the new UI in phases. This allows us to ensure a smooth transition with minimal disruption to your workflow. We'll also be gathering your valuable feedback throughout the process to continuously refine and optimize the experience.

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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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HyperExecute: Enhance Your Development Efficiency with our Latest Releases

Release Announcement HyperExecute 

Streamline Maven Runtime Support in your Projects 🧑‍💻

Enhance your development process with Maven runtime support in HyperExecute. Enjoy seamless integration and optimized performance for Maven-based projects, making your execution process even more efficient.

📕 Check the documentation to setup Maven support

Detailed Control with Regex Retry Option ⚙️

Regular expressions offer precise control, allowing you to fine-tune when test retries are triggered. Specify the exact situations where you want tests to run again, ensuring optimal resource utilization and laser-focused testing execution

📗 Read the documentation

Streamline Naming with Artifact-Matrix Parameter Value 📝

Simplify artifact management by replacing artifact names with browser-parameter values. This enhancement ensures consistency and clarity in your project, making it easier to manage and track artifacts associated with different parameters.

📘 Read the documentation

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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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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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New in Smart UI: Custom Viewport Configuration for Storybook

To provide the visualization of your UI components on various device screens, you can now set up custom viewport configurations. 

This feature is an extension of Storybook's existing Viewport toolbar item, enabling you to capture and view stories in different dimensions, such as mobile or tablet, with specific orientations like portrait or landscape.

📒 To get started, refer to our guide: Custom Viewport Configuration for Storybook.

Presenting the All-New UnderPass Desktop Application

Presenting our all-new UnderPass desktop application, available now for both Windows and macOS!

Here's the scoop on what's fresh:

  • Redesigned User Interface: We revamped the UI for a more user-friendly experience. 💻
  • Diverse Login Options: Now, log in with your email and password or choose the ease of Google, GitHub, or SSO. 🔐
  • Multiple Tunnel Management: Our upgraded application lets you handle multiple tasks at once. Efficient, right? 🚇
  • Advanced Configuration: If you're into detailed setups, we've got advanced tunneling options for both basic and intricate needs. 🔧
  • Streamlined Log Sharing: Debugging is a breeze with our easy log copying feature. 🔍

To get started, refer to the documentation LambdaTest UnderPass.

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