• Test Automation

Up for a Challenge: Test Automation with Appium for #30daysofMobileTesting

In the spirit of #30daysofmobiletesting, (which you should check out if you haven't already) I recorded a cool test automation video to show you. The video checks off challenge number 8, "write automated checks with a tool like Espresso, Calabash or Appium." I did it with iOS and Android, so I guess that checks off number 10 also, which is "perform an update test on iOS or Android."  :) Day 8 Challenge: Test Automation with a tool like

  • Digital quality

Animated Video: Achieve Digital Quality Across Platforms

Mobile users today simply expect a seamless transition between smartphones, tablets and desktops. When they're watching a movie on their tablets and stop before the big car chase, they expect to resume the action later on their desktop or TV. When they add items to a shopping cart using a smartphone, those same items better be there that night when they go to complete the transaction in a desktop web browser. Listen to this "Perfecto

  • Visual Studio Team Services

Automate Tests for Every Build with Visual Studio Team Services

Today we're announcing availability of Perfecto's Continuous Quality Lab on Azure Marketplace, through Developer Services. We're launching with three offerings: 1. Start Testing for free – 50 hours/month for small teams to start testing on real devices 2. Automate Testing - 300 hours/month for teams moving from manual testing to automated testing 3. Achieve Continuous Testing – 600 hours/month for automated testing for DevOps teams The video demo in our Visual Studio blog post on

The 5 Life Stages of Mobile Quality: Middle-Aged Provider

Welcome to the latest installment of our blogs about the five life stages of mobile quality, based on our survey of over 600 global developer and QA professionals. Let's discuss the "Middle-Aged Provider" stage where DevTest teams are using a full automated CI process to keep all their team's mobile code commits in sync, and regularly running unattended automation. Middle-Aged Providers -- who accounted for 16% of our survey results -- have realized the value

  • Mobile Quality Maturity

Where Are You in the Mobile Testing Life Journey?

The process of reaching Continuous Quality in your mobile app development and testing doesn't happen overnight. Like life, it's a journey. However, achieving mobile maturity is a goal that every team should aspire to. As a complement to Perfecto's Quality Maturity Model -- a service that categorizes mobile quality into five levels to help digital teams get the right training and resources -- we conducted a survey to find out how far along companies doing

Jean-Luc Picard on Becoming a Next-Generation Enterprise

Digital ... the final frontier. This is the voyage of the modern enterprise. With application quality, enterprises are on a continuing mission to explore new user experiences, to seek out 5-star app store ratings and rave reviews. To boldly go where no app has gone before. Captain's log, Version 6.2, Build 4. Our enterprise has now journeyed from last generation to next generation by automating our testing and analyzing our digital data using the cloud.

Video: Leverage What You Know with Appium + Perfecto Mobile

Yesterday, we announced that we've extended the popular test automation framework, Appium, into our cloud-based Continuous Quality Lab. What we've essentially done is take Appium's test automation goodness and make it enterprise ready -- with better test automation, performance and monitoring in real-user environments. If you're an Appium user, check out our Appium Extension page for more information. As a follow-up to yesterday's big announcement, take a look at the video below demonstrating a cross-platform

  • Test Automation

Making Appium an Enterprise-Grade Mobile Quality Solution

While looking at the 2015 mobile quality market, it was hard to miss the shift toward open-source test automation frameworks. In addition to tools such as Calabash and Selenium WebDriver, Appium testing is gaining momentum for enterprises using agile practices and developer-centric tools. Working with our enterprise customers, we realized Appium testing requires additional layers on top to support enterprise testing needs. We re-implemented the Appium server side and created an extension from our Continuous Quality Lab

Five-Star Apps: What It Takes to Get Rave Reviews

Here's some advice every enterprise mobile team would agree with: Make sure your app works before you send it to the app store. But what does having the "app work" really mean? Of course it needs to pass all functional tests and deliver a solid user experience. But are you doing rigorous performance testing on real devices against all network and end-user conditions, and monitoring app usage once it's live? If glitches are discovered in

Learn how Paychex uses test automation to achieve mobile app success

Perfecto Mobile, provider of the MobileCloud™ Platform and integrated mobile application quality suite, today announced it will be presenting a webinar on the topic of “Mobile Test Automation that Works for Paychex.” During this informative webinar, Danny McKeown, lead test automation architect at Paychex will provide valuable information to businesses of all sizes on how its team best automates test readiness and executes its projects to deliver a superior mobile app user experience.   Title:                     

10 Steps To Kick Start Your Mobile Automation Testing

The 1st things when having an automation team which is “hungry” to start coding is to actually stop and think! Define the most time consuming, tedious, and easy to automate tests (assuming that the automation team is trained and has the automation tool at their hands)  Select the right devices on which you wish to automate (there are lead devices, “follower” devices)   Select the right OS versions on which you will automate     

Wipro & Perfecto Mobile Make Mobile App Testing Simple & Automated for Enterprises

Enterprises can now test their mobile applications seamlessly across multiple devices, networks and form factors with Wipro and Perfecto Mobile! Wipro, a leading global information technology, consulting and outsourcing company, has joined forces with Perfecto Mobile to establish Wipro’s Mobility Testing Center of Excellence (CoE).   Using the MobileCloud™ Platform, Wipro’s certified experts will remotely test their customers’ mobile applications on thousands of real devices located around the world, leverage best-in-class mobile test automation, performance and monitoring

Enhance Your Mobile Web Automation Capabilities with Selenium WebDriver Plug-in

Mobile web applications are grabbing more and more market share alongside native apps, mandating organizations to find efficient ways to quickly build-test-deploy their mobile web apps on large amount of devices and platforms. Today's de-facto web automation technology is the Selenium WebDriver, which enables teams to develop and test their mobile web apps within Eclipse IDE in a robust way with web object identification using the known WebDriver API’s. With this requirement in mind, Perfecto

  • Doing Digital Experience Right

What is the most important consideration for choosing a mobile application testing solution?

We asked the members of our LinkedIn mobile application testing professional group, Mobile Testing Center of Excellence by Perfecto Mobile: What is the most important consideration for choosing a mobile application testing solution? The votes are in and most participants think that testing on real handsets and tablets, and not just on emulators, is a key consideration for choosing a mobile application testing platform. The Four Considerations Mentioned Are Vital for Digital Quality Test on