Visual testing with BackstopJs

There are many visual testing tools out there these days. Previously I have covered Applitools which without a doubt is great product with awesome people who contribute a lot to the testing community. I have also looked at Galen which is a more of a DOM layout tester. In this article we will have a look at BackstopJs, which is […]

Appium Mobile Emulation

Getting started with Appium requires a few installs and some configuration, so let’s get to it. This article assumes you already have Java installed and set to the PATH environment variables. What you need: Android Studio (the full fat version with the Android SDK) Appium Visual Studio Emulator for Android HyperVisor / Hyper-V Manager (native to windows) Android Studio Once installed you need […]

Use Selenium to Automate Windows with WinAppDriver

If you have ever found yourself in the position that you needed to automate a Windows application as part of your day to day automation testing you might well have come across AutoIt or gone down the CodedUI path. Now however, those good folk at Microsoft have made WinAppDriver which makes use of all the usual Selenium goodies… from the horses mouth: […]

Mobile Emulation with ChromeDriver

We can use ChromeDriver to run automated Selenium tests against a whole stack of different devices with Chrome Dev Tools Mobile Emulation option. Devices currently supported at the time of writing: Amazon Kindle Fire HDX Apple iPad Apple iPad Mini Apple iPhone 4, 5, 6 & 6+ Blackberry Playbook Blackberry Z30 Google Nexus 4, 5, 6, 7 & 10 LG […]