Blog from October, 2019

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Microsoft has announced the end of life (EOL) support for the HockeyApp product.

As a follow up, Sauce Labs RDC support for HockeyApp will end on November 16, 2019. Same day as the official EOL date set by Microsoft.

Microsoft App Center, is a replacement for HockeyApp, we will be supporting this functionality on Real Devices. 

How does this affect Sauce Labs users?

Users will no longer be able to connect HockeyApp to Sauce Labs, below is how it works today: 

Hockey App Flow


What will users have to do to prepare for this change?

  1. Please migrate apps in HockeyApp to Microsoft App Center, details are available here https://hockeyapp.net/transition/

  2. You can then select the new option for App Center in our UI



Appium 1.15.0 now available on Real Device Cloud

We are happy to announce that Appium 1.15.0 is now available on Real Device Cloud. 

You can check the release notes of Appium 1.15.0 here:  https://github.com/appium/appium/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md

Running Test on iOS 13

Please notice: This version of Appium is the only one that will work on iOS 13 devices. Please make sure you are specifying this version in your tests when testing on iOS 13 / iPadOS 13 devices.


Happy Testing!

Valentino Ciccarone

Snr. Product Manager - Real Devices Cloud


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Hello Sauce user!

Sauce Labs is happy to announce that we now support Safari 13 on Mac OS 10.13 High Sierra, as we continue to provide our users with the best coverage for testing applications.

Here is an example of the desired capabilities in Java using Selenium and W3C:

MutableCapabilities sauceOptions = new MutableCapabilities();
SafariOptions browserOptions = new SafariOptions();
browserOptions.setCapability("platformName", "macOS 10.13");
browserOptions.setCapability("browserVersion", "13.0");
browserOptions.setCapability("sauce:options", sauceOptions);


Our 
Platform Configurator has also been updated to reflect this newest version.

Happy Testing!

Dear Sauce User,

As we continue our mission to provide our users with the best coverage for testing applications, we are happy to announce that Sauce Labs now supports Chrome v69.0.3497.100 and Google Play Services v16.0.89. This update is supported on Android 7.1 Google API Emulators.

Our Platform Configurator has also been updated to reflect this newest version.

Happy Testing,

Alistair Heys

Product Manager, Emulators and Simulators


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