Perfecto Blog – Continuous Testing, Delivery & Monitoring for Devops 2018-05-02T15:59:12+00:00

3 Lessons to Learn from Snapchat in 2018

Perfecto Announces Immediate Support for iOS12 (GA) in Its Cloud-based Testing Platform

Book Worms and Testers Unite: Continuous Testing for DevOps Professionals is Here

5 Tips to Jumpstart Your Continuous Testing Efforts

5 Tips to Jumpstart Your Continuous Testing Efforts

Perfecto Announces Support for Android 9 Pie

Perfecto Announces Support for Android 9 Pie

Fragmented Android OS Landscape Creates Challenges for App Developers Perfecto today announced fully testing capabilities for Android 9 Pie. Perfecto customers can immediately test the newest release from Google across the Perfecto Continuous Quality Lab. What’s New in Android Pie Released yesterday, Android Pie introduces a new gesture-based “swipe” system interface similar to the iPhone X, a new dashboard to track usage — again much like the Apple screen time feature, an adaptive battery feature

8 Considerations (and 18 questions) for Executives When Planning for Continuous Testing

8 Considerations (and 18 questions) for Executives When Planning for Continuous Testing

When planning for a continuous testing strategy, leadership should have a comprehensive plan for all teams and individuals. The more you tailor each of these aspects to fit your organization, the more likely you are to succeed in your continuous testing efforts. 1. Number of projects and their type (mobile, web, responsive web, progressive web, etc.) Do you have parallel development teams? A team for native, web/mobile? A team to maintain test code? WIth the never ending…

Tips (& Traps) for Continuous Testing

Tips (& Traps) for Continuous Testing

Continuous Testing is a phrase used a lot these days, but what does it mean? On the surface, one definition could be “test all the time” - but that doesn’t really quite cover it. If you were to ask a developer, a QA engineer, or a CIO, you might get somewhat different definitions based on their particular perspective. The gurus at Gartner describe it as:

Testing Progressive Web Apps (PWA) in 2018 – Part 3 of our PWA Series

Testing Progressive Web Apps (PWA) in 2018 – Part 3 of our PWA Series

In a recent webinar, Perfecto CTO Uzi Eilon and I took a look at some of the issues related to PWA testing; we offered a full testing strategy consisting of 6 pillars: Validate PWA Manifest, Validate PWA Service Workers, Validate PWA Specific Capabilities, Properly Test Across Platforms (Responsive Web Design), Object Identification Strategy, Google's PWA Checklist Compliance

PWAs Part II: How 7 Global Brands Are Taking Advantage of Progressive Web Apps

PWAs Part II: How 7 Global Brands Are Taking Advantage of Progressive Web Apps

PWAs provide a fresh (& lean) start for major brands apps It seems as if development teams have taken the new rebirth/relaunch of PWAs (finally iOS 11.3!!!) as an opportune time to start with a fresh, clean slate. In fact, all 7 apps on our list actually got a jump before iOS/Safari had PWA support and are now well-positioned and realizing real benefits in user experience with their PWAs. What these companies seem to have in…

2018 State of Progressive Web Apps (PWA) – Part 1

2018 State of Progressive Web Apps (PWA) – Part 1

Part I: The Fundamentals A brief history Progressive Web Applications. They’re a hot topic these days, yet it seems like we’ve been hearing about them for years. And we have. In fact, the first high profile mention of the concept came from none other than Steve Jobs at Macworld 2007. “The full Safari engine is inside of iPhone. And so, you can write amazing Web 2.0 and Ajax apps that look exactly and behave exactly like apps on…

Perfecto’s DigitalZoom™ Adds Support for Software Version Control with tools to speed up DevOps processes

Perfecto’s DigitalZoom™ Adds Support for Software Version Control with tools to speed up DevOps processes

How do you keep track of all the moving parts of Continuous Testing? Source Code, Test Scripts, logs, visuals, and other artifacts are created and collected during the all-encompassing processes of Continuous Testing throughout the DevOps pipeline. The amount of test data and number of artifacts are constantly growing and at the same time require traceability. We at Perfecto, see digital enterprises asking a key, fundamental question: How do we optimize testing activities in order to…

Mobile Application Accessibility Testing: Automating with Espresso and XCTest Frameworks

Mobile Application Accessibility Testing: Automating with Espresso and XCTest Frameworks

Last year, Apple CEO Tim Cook expressed the growing need to make all types of applications – web and mobile – accessible to everyone: “We’ve always viewed accessibility as a human right, and just like human rights are for everyone, we want our products to be accessible to everyone.” ~Tim Cook Websites frequently have been targets of disability discrimination and, unfortunately, this trend is making its way into the domain of mobile applications. [

App Bug of the Week: Is Your App Smarter Than a Sixth-Grader?

App Bug of the Week: Is Your App Smarter Than a Sixth-Grader?

OK, it’s not exactly a corporate doomsday scenario. Still, a recent story from the BBC is a perfect illustration of why testing real-world scenarios needs to be a part of your testing strategy. The sample size might be too small to draw any definitive conclusions about humanity but, if this group is any indication, you might want to keep an extra eye on your 11-year-old. So, what happened? In a nutshell, some students (aged 5-15 years…

4 Questions and Answers About Tricentis & Perfecto

4 Questions and Answers About Tricentis & Perfecto

Why is Tricentis creating a cloud execution partner program? Tricentis’ customers are doing mobile testing in various ways – they do full mobile automation and exploratory testing, some of them prefer simulators or emulators while others want to use real devices. They also can be divided based on the location of devices – some prefer to have them locally, while others want to use device cloud of their choice. Tricentis wants to fulfill all that

Gain CI Efficiencies: Test Advanced Functionalities on the Right Devices

Gain CI Efficiencies: Test Advanced Functionalities on the Right Devices

FaceID, TouchID, location, camera, and conversational interfaces are offered on such a wide array of devices that it’s enough to make a testing professional dizzy. There’s a constant question buzzing in our testing minds: which device supports which feature?