Next Generation of Mobile DevOps: Bitbar Launches AI Testbot to Its Mobile Device Testing Cloud

Development teams are being pushed to ship higher-quality software at a faster pace and simultaneously there is constant pressure from demanding and finicky end users and from fierce competition. The arrival of tools offering AI capabilities will deliver a sweet relief.

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Run Enterprise-Grade Mobile Dev and Test Environment on Your Own Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

Today many mobile teams almost always work with testing, staging and integration environments residing inside the company network. These environments are not exposed to the Internet, which sometimes makes it difficult to use any of popular cloud-based testing solutions and services from the information security point of view.

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Firing on All Cylinders With Continuous Delivery for Mobile

When everything is firing on all cylinders, DevOps can be awesome. By automating every application build – from development and QA, to pre-release testing and eventually to production – DevOps lets you release new code as frequently as your business needs to instead of continuously delayed releases. This, in turn, enables you to resolve issues and make important improvements with lightning speed, keeping you agile and helping you meet customer needs (and expectations) as well as respond to new challenges in a competitive landscape.

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Speed Up Mobile Testing Cycles with Test Sharding

Speed up mobile test execution with test sharding
Speed up mobile test execution with test sharding

It’s obvious that companies nowadays are investing more in automation solutions to streamline the workflow of build, test, deploy and monitor mobile apps. As developing high-quality apps requires lots of intensive testing, companies will most likely highlight Speed as one of the cornerstones when evaluating test automation tools and services.

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Scaling Continuous Delivery for Mobile: Increase Throughput to Deliver At the Speed of Mobile

Scaling Continuous Delivery for Mobile with Parallelism
Scaling Continuous Delivery for Mobile with Parallelism

Transforming a company from Agile Development to Continuous Delivery by deploying a high degree of automation into its delivery pipeline, is called DevOps nowadays. DevOps is short for Development and Operations – the two departments that generally operate with two very different goals. Software Development teams are continuously writing new and better code to achieve fast iteration cycles. They need an environment with improved and instant feedback loops on new innovations. Conversely, Operations teams are all about keeping production software stable and working, no matter what. They need an environment that alerts of any deviations in production. In general, the fewer changes to the environments are introduced, the better.

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ChatOps is the new DevOps: Bitbar <3 HipChat & Slack

ChatOps is the new DevOps
ChatOps is the new DevOps

Have you ever heard term – “Slack is the new email”??

When we talk about DevOps with our customers, terms like “automation”, “speed”, “collaboration” and “tools” always dominate the discussion. Mobile teams want to “move fast and break things.”

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Bridging the Gap Between ConnectedWorld and UX

It’s become widely accepted fact that every second matters in today’s #ConnectedWorld and business depends on #UX to be competitive. If you depend on your users to alert you to the problem then you’ll definitely notice a drop in revenue and uninstalls. What can we do to identify this problem earlier so that we can avoid losing revenue?

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The Most Popular Devices Globally for Mobile App Testing

THe most Popular Devices for Mobile App Testing
THe most Popular Devices for Mobile App Testing

“What devices should we use to test our applications” is a question we get on daily basis from our customers. As we have over 70,000 users from all over the world and from every possible industry sector, there is no simple answer to this question.

The diversity that different application segments require for mobile app testing is enormous and for example game developers tend to use different types of devices for testing when compared to enterprise app developers. The very same applies for users, people who use that app/game on their devices. We’ve included both Android and iOS devices in our data.

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State of the Enterprise Mobile App Development

The potential and the expectations set in mobile enterprise apps are soaring. The future is clearly a mobile one, but not only for consumers and individuals, but increasingly for enterprises. What are the factors that will be critical for enterprise mobility – and the entire enterprise mobile app development cycle – to be a success in the future? There are few solid foundations we know already that provide significant advantages its users. Let’s drill more in details.

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#trending in the Mobile Dev&Test: Containers, Hybrid Cloud, Own Tools

The past weeks have been unparalleled in terms of activity among the mobile developers around mobile device clouds. Personally, I am happy to see Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, and numerous other companies are stepping up in delivering open, standards based tools and services from cloud for mobile devs.

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