SmartUI: Test on Mobile Viewports, Capture Screenshot of Elements and 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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New Custom Widgets in Analytics for Real Device

With the latest updates to Test Analytics for Real Device, we have now provided you with a deeper understanding of your testing activities. The release includes enhancements to custom widgets in Analytics for Real Device. 

The following are the new custom widgets added in Analytics for Real Device:

  • Concurrency Trends: This provides detailed insight into how your resources are distributed across parallel tasks and how they are utilized.
  • Browser Testing Summary: This widget allows you to view the total number of tests, categorized by their status, and provides a quick assessment of your web browser testing capabilities.
  • App Testing Summary: For mobile app testing, you can now see a clear picture of the test results by grouping tests by their status.
  • Browser Testing OS and Device: Using this analysis, you can gain insight into the overall distribution of browser tests across different operating systems and devices. 
  • App Testing OS and Device: App testing now provides detailed distribution data for tests on different operating systems and devices, ensuring your mobile applications deliver a seamless user experience.
  • Browser Testing Trends: This platform allows you to analyze the trends of testing executed on the platform for browser testing, providing you with valuable insight into how your testing strategies evolve over time.
  • App Testing Trends: The widget will provide a clear picture of the trends in app testing. This will еnable you to adjust your tеsting approachеs based on historical data and forеcastеd patterns.

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HyperExecute Support for SmartUI SDK

Effortless Visual Testing with HyperExecute

HyperExecute integrates seamlessly with SmartUI SDK to deliver effortless visual testing for your web and mobile apps. Ensure pixel-perfect rendering across browsers, devices, and platforms, saving you valuable time and resources.

You can seamlessly integrate SmartUI with your favorite frameworks - Selenium, Playwright, Puppeteer, Cypress, or Appium.

📕 Refer to our comprehensive documentation - HyperExecute with SmartUI SDK

Support for Chrome and Edge Beta Versions 🧑‍💻

HyperExecute now supports the beta versions of Chrome and Edge, allowing you to run your Cypress tests seamlessly on our blazing-fast platform.

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Enhance your Security and Streamline the Secret Management

Improved Secrets Management 🔐

You can now specify a dedicated secrets file containing sensitive information like credentials and API keys.

These secrets within the designated file are accessible only within the scope of that particular job execution. This significantly reduces the risk of accidental exposure and improves overall security.

📗 Refer to our comprehensive documentation for a better understanding.

Microsoft Edge Canary Support for macOS 🚀

HyperExecute users running macOS can now leverage Microsoft Edge Canary for testing.

Get Flakiness Test Insights, and Export Analytics Dashboard as a PDF

Stop Struggling With Flaky Web Automation Tests!  

LambdaTest now provides flaky test analytics for Selenium web automation on real devices.  By leveraging the power of Test Intelligence, you can identify flaky tests, saving you time and effort in fixing them.

Export Your Test Analytics Dashboard for Powerful Sharing and Analysis

Now you can export Test Analytics dashboard as a PDF, unlocking a toolbox of benefits beyond simply viewing data within the platform. Get more out of your Test Analytics! Export dashboards as PDFs to:

  • Share Insights: Inform anyone, even without platform access.
  • Boost Flexibility: Integrate PDFs into reports, presentations, or docs.
  • Analyze Offline: Review data anywhere, even without the Internet.
  • Track History: Archive snapshots for future reference.

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Streamline Your Testing with HyperExecute

📌 Local Selenium Driver Support 🧑‍💻

HyperExecute now natively supports local Selenium drivers. This means you can run your tests without having to set up and use a remote Webdriver. This simplifies the setup process and can improve test execution performance.

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📌 Playwright Real Device Support 📲

HyperExecute now supports running Playwright tests on real devices. This allows you to test your web applications on actual devices, ensuring they function correctly in real-world scenarios.

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📌 Smart UI Testing using Playwright

HyperExecute now supports integration with SmartUI for your Playwright tests. This allows you to use SmartUI's visual verification capabilities to ensure that your web applications are visually consistent and functional.

📗 Check out the documentation to trigger your tests.

What's New with HyperExecute?

Release HyperExecute Feature 

📌 Speed Up Your Development Workflow 

Optimize your development workflow by significantly reducing codebase upload times, particularly when making frequent, incremental changes.

Key benefits of differentialUpload Flag:

1. Lightning-fast Uploads: Experience upload times faster for incremental changes. ⚡️

2. Boost your Productivity: Spend less time waiting for uploads and more time developing. 🧑‍💻

3. Efficient Resource Utilization: Reduce strain on your network and platform resources. 👨🏻‍💻🧑‍💻

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📌 Enhance your UI Testing Experience

You can selectively exclude specific elements from visual comparisons during your automated tests.

Advantages of ignoreDOM flag

1. Handling Dynamic Content: Exclude elements that frequently change, like timestamps or user-generated content, to avoid false positives.

2. Focusing on core functionality: Zero in on critical elements by ignoring UI components like headers, footers, or navigation menus.

3. Testing Specific Sections: Target a particular area of your webpage for more granular testing.

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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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