Calabash Tutorial for Mobile App Testing

Dear Testdroiders,

Mobile test automation genre is constantly evolving and new frameworks have been appearing for every specific need. As we’ve been supporting  – and covering at our mobile app testing blog – all mainstream test automation frameworks here at Testdroid, we’ve learnt quite a lot about how different frameworks work for different types of mobile apps. Appium has been in tremendous growth, but there is no reason to forget Calabash. Both of them provide great foundation for cross-platform testing strategy and due to some concerns about Calabash and recent changes in the industry, we’d like to provide you a tutorial of best practices with Calabash, how to get started with it, how to combine Calabash approach across other frameworks, and some useful tips!

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How to Add A New Device to On-Premise or Cloud Device Farm

Dear Testdroiders,

Last month I covered few topics on how we’re running our device farm and in that blog I sidelined briefly the built-in monitoring that provides us vital element to ensure everything is working as expected and users can get the best customer experience through the service. As there are a myriad of moving components, attributes, that all must be maintained and checked whether everything is up in speed, we have to rely on our internal monitoring implementation to keep everyone up-to-date with the status. Actually, this is not whole lot different thing if you are running your own device farm with Testdroid Enterprise as the tool provides some neat capabilities for monitoring test runs, queues, devices, infrastructure, capacities and so forth.

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