On the behalf of everyone here at Bitbar, allow me to thank each of you for participating in the Testdroid story this past year—and take a moment to share some of the highlights.
Testdroid Cloud has now been in closed beta for 6 weeks and we have had a great opportunity to iron out most of the obvious technical and operational challenges. We have been adding new devices to Testdroid Cloud on weekly basis and well will continue to do so. We have made several usability improvements and introduced several new features based on beta user requests. Please keep sending new feature suggestions – we will implement them as you can see from the list below. Now that the scalability is proven we are opening the beta for everyone. You can sign up by leaving your e-mail address here.
And here it is! Testdroid Recorder 1.1.12 arrived. In this release we add great new timeline recording feature. Robotium and monkeyrunner tends to playback tests as fast as they can. However, if your application needs to do something time consuming after the action, it may not keep the pace of a test. For example, when your application fetches data from a server, the delay caused by network latency and server reaction might cause test to fail.
The new version of Testdroid Recorder with magical number 1.1.11 is now available for download.
Testdroid Recorder has truly cemented its place in Android testing tools market and we can safely say that Testdroid is the most comprehensive Android testing solution around. However, we at Bitbar don’t stop here as our goal is to even accelerate our rate of innovation and improve the end to end solution even further.
Bitbar will be demoing Testdroid automated Android testing solution at HTC developer event in HTC Mountain View office, 800 West El Camino Real #200, Mountain View, CA on Friday November 11th starting at 9 am.
Everyone attending will be given a free 3 month license to Testdroid Recorder and free access to Testdroid Cloud until the end of 2011. Bitbar Android testing experts will be giving guidance on how to automate your Android application testing in matter of minutes and how to automatically test your applications on numerous Android devices in Testdroid Cloud. We are looking forward to meet you all!
Testdroid Recorder 1.1.7 is now available for download. This version adds new features and bug fixes. Support for Robotium 2.5 including support for Android 3.2 related features.
Bug fixes for MotionEvent in Android 3.1 and list index fix.
Robotium 2.5 support
Testdroid Recorder now comes with version 2.5 of Robotium which provides full support for Honeycomb.
Upgrading from earlier versions
If you are adding a new test using the latest version(v1.1.7) into the test project generated using the earlier version of the recorded you need to remove reference to robotium 2.3 manually.
In Eclipse open the test project and remove “robotium-solo-2.3.jar” from libs folder. Move top of the library and press delete or select “Delete” under the right-click menu. You also need to remove robotium-solo-2.3.jar library from project properties. Right click to open test project properties and select “Build Path” -> “Configure Build Path” and there select “Libraries” tab and remove “robotium-solo-2.3.jar”.
When you record new test cases Testdroid adds new robotium-solo-2.5.jar library automatically into the project and you can execute tests as before.
Check out the tutorial section how to get started at https://bitbar.com/tutorial
From October 5th to October 12th we will double the license period for everyone who will purchase a Testdroid Recorder license. That is 24 months for price of 12, 6 months for price of 3 and 2 months for price of 1. Make sure you don’t miss this opportunity. Buy your Testdroid Recorder license today!
It’s only one week to Droicon UK, the largest Android developer conference in Europe, and we are getting more and more excited! The sponsor and speaker lineup is looking more impressive every day. First of all, severall major Android manufacturers have a presence at Droidcon UK: HTC Dev people will be promoting HTC’s developer community as well as Sony Ericsson, who will give presentations and have their developer relations people there to reach out and participate. The most interesting device manufacturer on a conference focusing on Android is definitely Blackberry as RIM is not the most obvious sponsor for an Android conference! Maybe they have something interesting to announce 😉
Bitbar will be exhibiting their Testdroid solution at Droidcon UK, Europe’s largest conference that exclusively covers Android development and applications. This year, over 500 Android enthusiasts will rub shoulders with many of the world’s foremost Android experts to dig into every aspect of Android and its ever-growing ecosystem. The themes this time around are Android for Developers, in the Enterprise, Gaming, and Design.