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Client-Side vs. Cloud-Side Execution for Mobile Test Automation

One of the requirements of using Appium for mobile test automation is to start the Appium server in the background so that it can listen to the requests from the mobile app under test. And there are multiple ways that we can install and start the Appium server in the background. While running Appium tests […]

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Foldable, Dual-Screen Smartphones Are Coming. How Can Developers Respond?

Folding smartphone rumors have given way to tech demos – and 2019 looks like the year of foldables. But what does this mean for mobile app developers? Samsung’s foldable screen has seen the light of day Samsung shared their upcoming foldable OLED display at the Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) earlier this month. Sadly, the phone […]

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How to Leverage AI as Part of Your Mobile Testing Efforts

Mobile application development has rapidly grown in recent years. The practices like Mobile DevOps and CI/CD set up the infrastructure to speed up app development. However, mobile app testing doesn’t evolve much to keep up with the speed of app development. It’s true that there are multiple automated testing tools out there that allow us to […]

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Top Features in iOS 12 Every iOS Developer Should Know

Apple released iOS 12 just in time after announcing three new iPhones. The new iOS version has a rich set of features in terms of performance and user experience and comes with huge enhancements in performance, security and privacy. Whilst considering these new features for users, we also need to consider what this release means to […]

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AI and Machine Learning in Mobile App Testing

Getting great apps on the market as early as possible is the key to business success. But the fact is that there are so many things needed to be done by mobile developers in this process. Bitbar Cloud is an all-in-one mobile DevOps platform that aims at easing the daily work of all mobile app […]

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How to Leverage Bitbar API to Improve Mobile App Testing and CI Workflows

The Bitbar API service provides plenty of requests that help to not only query the test results but also configure test settings and directly launch test runs in Bitbar Device Cloud from your environment. With the cloud domain change two months ago, it’s good time to recap what API calls are needed and how to […]

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How to Get Started with Mobile Delivery Pipeline as Code

One of the most profound changes in the past few years in software development is the transition from manually configuring development, testing and deployment environments to defining them in code by using some of the popular configuration automation/orchestration tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet etc) or containers (Docker) and then storing the configuration files to version control […]

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The Beauty of Mobile Build Pipelines

Jenkins is the most commonly used automation service used in software development. In many cases, it’s first installed locally to automate everyday tasks of application building with each source code commit and launching a regression test suite after a successful build. Later as automation matures it’s made generally available or bought as a service from […]

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How Bitbar helped Google to automate their Augmented Reality testing

One of the most interesting areas in mobile has been the fast evolution of Augmented Reality (AR) platforms and applications utilizing mobile device’s camera in overlaying UI elements over the live video stream in real time. These applications and games create very engaging user experiences but are very difficult to test for the following reasons:

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Automate Detox Mobile Tests on Real Devices in the Cloud

Every now and then a new mobile test automation framework emerges, it quickly gains attention from mobile developers. This is happening right now with the Detox framework.

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