pytest and Browserstack

BrowserStack is a cloud-based testing tool that enables developers/testers to test their application across various browsers on different operating systems and mobile devices. We use Browserstack a lot at Qxf2 and recommend it to all our clients. We recently started using pytest to run our tests. We were surprised how quick and easy it was to configure pytest to run […]

Connecting to BrowserStack from CircleCI containers

Problem: How do I connect to BrowserStack from CircleCI’s build containers? Why this post? A recent Qxf2 client was using CircleCI for their continuous integration and deployment needs. Partnering with our client, we had identified that it would be useful to run a minimal set of automated GUI tests as part of their continuous integration and deployment process. The GUI […]

BrowserStack configuration for Selenium automation

BrowserStack has a number of useful configuration options. In this post, we will show you how to make your automated test runs to use specific configuration parameters of BrowserStack. We walk you through the steps needed to modify your existing automated test runs to use specific configuration parameters of BrowserStack. We assume you have a BrowserStack account. If not, please […]

Get started with BrowserStack: Part I

Problem: Maintaining infrastructure for Selenium cross browser checks is time consuming. At Qxf2 Services, we use Selenium and Python for UI testing of web applications. Recently, we evaluated using BrowserStack to run our automated checks against different browsers. BrowserStack gives you access to all desktop as well as mobile browsers anytime and from anywhere. It gives instant access to 300+ […]

Cross browser testing tools

Problem:┬áMaintaining testing infrastructure for testing across different combinations of browser, browser version and platform is difficult and time consuming. Of late, there are many tools that help testers quickly spin up any combination of browser, browser version and platform. Below, we give a brief outline of some tools that we use at Qxf2 Services for doing cross browser testing. Cross […]