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Why Testing is Crucial for E-Commerce

08/01/2016
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A 2013 Deloitte Annual Holiday Survey revealed that, for the first time ever, 47% of consumers would be shopping online for their holiday purchases, surpassing the 37% who would conduct their shopping traditionally in physical stores. This percentage of online shoppers has only grown, and the majority of these consumers (70%) are using their smartphones to…

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Simplifying Cross-Platform Cucumber Scenarios

Seamless automation of processes that involve more than one platform can present problems in Cucumber script readability and maintenance.  The scenarios can become complex and much too code-like for understanding from the business perspective.  Maintenance of existing scripts and creation of new scripts can become problematic because the ‘language’ represented by the step definition files…

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Safari Inspect Element & Mobile Device Emulator

07/27/2016
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Safari’s native development tool is Safari Inspect Element. Unlike the other browsers, Safari Inspect Element is not activated by default. We will be showing step by step instructions on how to activate it. Safari also offers a different feature from the other browsers where the user can view any webpage in a mobile device emulator. For mobile webpage testing purposes,…

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ServiceNow Test Automation using Awetest, Appium

07/21/2016
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  In this post,  we’ll take a look at building a simple Test Automation Framework  to test some of the core ServiceNow application modules using Appium, Ruby & Cucumber.   ServiceNow is an extremely popular Enterprise ERP SaaS platform.  Per the ServiceNow website: ServiceNow is an extremely popular enterprise application providing a service model that defines, structures…

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Awetest+Appium+Robotic Arm

05/17/2016
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What is a POS? A POS (point of sale) is a computer which is connected to a receipt printer, cash drawer, credit/debit card reader and a bar code scanner etc. Companies and retailers can enhance shoppers’ user experience by having different payment methods aside from using only physical cash, which can become limiting in the increasingly cashless world….

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Throttling Your Bandwidth to Simulate 2G, 3G, 4G & Other Connection Speeds

02/02/2016
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With competition and, consequently, user options at an all-time high, QA teams everywhere (esp. those with large distributed user populations) are increasingly looking at testing the performance of their apps at varying bandwidth/network speeds to ensure that ALL users have a consistent experience. This is also an important metric for cellular operators to ensure their…

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Awetest Responsive Testing Utility for Breakpoint Testing

10/22/2015
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We are always excited to develop new tools and solutions that help relieve the painful aspects of the testing. We’ve previously discussed responsive testing in our posts about incorporating Galen into Awetest and the importance of Responsive Design for E-Commerce. Now, we’re excited to introduce the Awetest Responsive Testing Utility (ARTU), for Breakpoint Testing. Anyone testing a responsive…

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