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Ensuring Mobile Excellence with SmartBear Recap

Digital transformation has been embraced by most organizations.  More than ever, people turn to mobile devices to stay connected with the world and each other, and that includes engaging with businesses.  With this expansion of users on all devices and platform, businesses are striving for digital excellence while they manage transformation and product roll out.  According to Hackermoon, internet usage has increased by as much as 70% as […]

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How to Go from Manual to Automated Mobile Tests

Automation …sounds like it would be easy to do and get started.  As live or manual testers realize that automation can help them, the reality is that automation is not as easy as it could be.  This blog will help you justify the value of investing your time and energy automating your manual tests and a small recommended action plan to get started.  Value […]

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The How and Why of Interrupt Tests for Mobile Apps

Have you ever wondered what happens to your app if the user’s device shuts down unexpectedly? What happens when a user receives a call or a push notification while using your app? The only way to find answers to these questions is to run interrupt tests for your mobile apps. Let’s learn more about this […]

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Reaping the Benefits of TDD for Mobile App Testing & Development

Test-driven development – TDD for short – is one of those terms that developers and leaders of development teams are often confronted with during their daily lives. We recently published a blog post about a relative of TDD, BDD (Behavior-Driven-Development), and talked about its use cases and benefits. We want to continue this journey and […]

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Writing Xamarin.UITest Tests with Base Classes and ScreenObject

I hope the previous blog post of the Xamarin.UITest 101 series provides some insight into how to write and run UI tests on Android and iOS platforms. Generally, writing automated tests is pretty easy, but writing solid tests will be much harder as the size and complexity of the project grow incrementally. Thus, in this […]

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Running Xamarin.UITest Tests on Different Mobile OS

In the first blog of our Xamarin.UITest 101 series, we have covered how to set up the Xamarin development environment with Visual Studio on Windows 10, today we will set up a development environment for Apple’s macOS and go through running Xamarin.UITest tests on Android and iOS platforms. Setting Up Xamarin Environment on macOS Let’s […]

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5 Test Automation Problems Even Modern QA Teams Face

Test automation remains the hottest quality assurance trend of 2020. It is the answer to realizing CI/CD and agile QA processes, but many teams have been struggling to achieve that due to many problems when implementing and working with test automation. Even highly professional QA engineers sometimes fail to effectively solve these problems early on. […]

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Finding and Using Different Types of Xamarin.UITest Locators

In the first article, we have installed and set up Visual Studio Enterprise 2019 for automated test development using Xamarin.UITest. We have created a simple cross-platform app using Xamarin.Forms and a simple automated UI test scenario that could interact with the elements in this app. However, to write more complicated Xamarin.UITest test scenarios, we need […]

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Top 6 Mobile Testing Tools for Test Creation and Automation

It’s hard to imagine effective mobile app testing without automation. Automated tests are an absolute must-have if you really want to benefit from frequent deployments and faster time to market. But before enjoying the benefits of automated mobile testing, you need to onboard some best mobile testing tools or frameworks to help you create tests. […]

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Robotic Process Automation: Is It Same As Test Automation?

Automation is in every business leader’s mind these days. They strive to automate their processes to save costs, increase productivity and accuracy, and remove the burden of tedious and repetitive tasks from the shoulders of their employees. This is why Robotic Process Automation is gaining momentum among many businesses. But what is it? Is it […]

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