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Announcing: Direct Device Access in AWS Device Farm

The defining characteristics of a useful mobile testing service in the cloud are: instant access to a large number of real devices, ability to run parallel tests, excellent reporting, ability to configure the device state, and little to no modifications to your existing test setup. Working with our most successful mobile customers, we noticed that […]

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Custom Artifacts on AWS Device Farm

A good test report is essential to proper analysis of mobile app testing. It is not only the summary of test results, but also artifacts like screenshots, videos, crash reports, logs, and app-generated files. A well formed test report provides useful insights, leads to faster resolution of issues, and helps teams focus on the right […]

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Testing Mobile Apps: A Primer

Why should you test your mobile app?  A recent study showed that almost a quarter of users only use a mobile app once, and a shocking 95% abandon an app within the first month.  Some of the reasons that users abandon an app are due to content and engagement.  The biggest non-content reasons for abandonment […]

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Automated Device Testing with AWS Device Farm and Jenkins

A strong indicator of quality of an app is its ability to run on multiple devices of different make, model, and manufacturer consistently and predictably. Incremental development models are at the core of every mobile app development team. Often a seemingly benign feature can be disruptive to the overall user experience and functioning of the […]

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Test User Interfaces in iOS Apps with XCTest UI and AWS Device Farm

by Asha Chakrabarty | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

With AWS Device Farm, you can quickly start testing your Android, iOS, and FireOS apps on real devices in the AWS Cloud. Choose to start an interactive session with a device or run automated tests on many devices at once. AWS Device Farm will provide the results of your tests including pass/fail status, logs, performance metrics, […]

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Test iOS apps on AWS Device Farm using Appium – Part 3: Upload your iOS Application and TestNG tests to AWS Device Farm

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With AWS Device Farm, you can quickly get started testing your Android, iOS, and FireOS apps on real devices in the AWS cloud. Simply upload your app, choose your test framework and the devices you want to test your app on, and start your test run. AWS Device Farm will provide the results of your […]

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Test iOS apps on AWS Device Farm using Appium – Part 2: Packaging your TestNG test suite for AWS Device Farm

by Asha Chakrabarty | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

With AWS Device Farm, you can quickly get started testing your Android, iOS, and FireOS apps on real devices in the AWS cloud. Simply upload your app, choose your test framework and the devices you want to test your app on, and start your test run. AWS Device Farm will provide the results of your […]

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Test iOS apps on AWS Device Farm using Appium – Part 1: Prerequisities, Environment Set Up, and Test Creation

by Asha Chakrabarty | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

With AWS Device Farm, you can quickly get started testing your Android, iOS, and FireOS apps on real devices in the AWS cloud. Simply upload your app, choose your test framework and the devices you want to test your app on, and start your test run. AWS Device Farm will provide the results of your […]

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Set Up Continuous Testing with Appium, AWS CodeCommit, Jenkins, and AWS Device Farm

by Epshteyn, Ilya | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

AWS Device Farm is an app testing service that enables you to test your native, hybrid, and web apps on real Android and iOS devices hosted in the AWS Cloud. A test report containing high-level results, low-level logs, pixel-to-pixel screenshots, and performance data is updated as tests are completed. The purpose of this walkthrough is […]

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Get started with the AWS Device Farm CLI and Calabash Part 2: Retrieving Reports and Artifacts

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In Part 1 of the walkthrough, we went through the process of creating an AWS Device Farm run for Calabash-Android test scripts.  In the second and final part of the series, we will go through the CLI commands for obtaining the status of the run and to retrieve all of the artifacts associated with a […]

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