September and October 2021
For a failing test case you can compare screenshots with the passing screenshot which helps in easy debugging of the test case
Navigate to a test case result page(by clicking on the name), if a test case failed, you can see compare screenshots button. Click on it to compare with passing result screenshot of that step
You can also navigate to Execution History Report, navigate to a faiing test case and click on "i" icon to view the screenshot of passing and failing step
Improved Test Suite Summary Report
- Fixed issue with Data Driven Test usign values in Test Suite
- Fixed issue with chat button overlapping date filter in the test sutie results page
New and informative reports are added to test suite which will give more insights on the test suite executions
- API Testing is enhanced to generate image response(NOTE: Image URL is shown)
- Synthetic Monitoring reports issue was resolved
- CloudQA always focuses on how the UI can be improved for better user experience. We realised good UX eases the process of understanding the tool and Create Automation Setup in no time.
- Improvised tags to search, sort and group test cases
- Imported test case can be directly edited from the same page without hustle of opening it in a different tab
- Added new devices to browser stack
- Issue with data driven testing
- We've Implemented parameterizaion of the URL to test the URL with different data sets.
- Issue with Data Driven Testing is fixed
- We are now supporting VPN restricted applications, for more information on the set-up please contact [email protected]
Added option to custom execte from Test Case Edit steps page.
Now, Imported test case will be highlghted in the test case page so that it gives an idea to the User instead of searching for it going into every test case.
As part of improving the UX, we have enhaced result page, if a result page is opened and clicked on run again, it would run on the same environment and browser settings it ran before.
We've implemented an advanced scheduler for scheduling the test suites.
- Navigate to the Test Suites tab
- Click on the scheduler icon of any test suite, you can see options to choose between different day
- Fixed API Trigger issue
- One can download invoices of monthly payments without any hustle.
- Please navigate to Usage Details page
- We have introduced invoices column to seamlessly download the invoice needed.
- NOTE: only biling manager will be able to access the invoices.
- Fixed the issue with usage details page
- Now on Test Suite slack notifications are sent on successful run too. This will give user, a sense of relief without checking the email box or reports in CloudQA.
- You can select the options in the Notifications tab on the settings page.
- Select the option "always", this will notify both when the test suite passes and fails.
- Fixed the issue with saving the test cases for a few test case
- Fixed issue with duplicate notifications on test case execution
- We support Microsoft Edge for test execution. Replaced IE11 with Microsoft Edge as Microsoft will soon end support for Internet Explorer 11 across its Microsoft 365 apps
- Fixed issue with Execute Suite button from Test Suite Result Summary Page
As part of making CloudQA UI intutive we have improved edit steps page.
Added step execution delay at application level which is similar to pause at step level. Instead of adding waits at every step, this feature will help adding pause at application level
Navigate to settings-->Preferences tab
Implemented the most requested feature, click by text. This give user an option to click element by its text without using CSS path.
- Add a step in edit steps of the test case
- Select click by text
- Enter the element text mentioned in your application
- Add user defined name and save
- During execution element is clicked by its text
Updated Chrome execution browser version to 83 to keep up with the lastest.
In process of improving user experience, we have made couple of changes to the application.
- Restricted to delete the test case if it is running/executing.
- Added an autosuggest option to the import test case step test case, so that it becomes easier to search and import the test case
- When a Test Suite is updated with number of tests/ scheduling information, the notification shows the test suite name. This will help user confirm the test suite which was updated.
Included more Android device options in Chrome Emulator Testing, now you can choose from varied mobile devices.
- Fixed issue with Running Status on TestSuite Summary Page
In process of making CloudQA integration more flexible and robust, we know introduced integration with Lambda Test and Browser Stack which gives varied options to execute.
- Navigate to Settings-->Integration-->Add Integration
Added Usage Details to the CloudQA Account section. This helps to track all the executions of the account.
Now, a non-billing user(Admin, moderator or user) can be made the Billing Manager of the application.
- This helps to transfer the owner ship to other users easily
- NOTE: If the user is an Admin of another billing account, the ownership cannot be tranfered
- Navigate to Settings-->User Management to view the options.
Included detailed documentation of Pager Duty for better understanding.
- The CloudQA Extension Captures Reproducible steps & Bug Screenshot. Feature can be used to capture an entire scenario that may include multiple user actions on multiple web pages. The scenario can be posted to the reporting tool.
- Fixed issue with execution in IE
- Edit Steps issue is set to work as expected
We've included more options in Chrome Emulator to support latest devices
Now when a Test Suite is updated, you can see the success message along with the test suite name.
- We have implemented Report a bug to capture reproducible steps to find the bug.
- Fixed issue with IE Browser Display in TestSuite Details page
- Now you can download the Resource Timing Graph in step results page.
- Issue with resource timing graph is fixed.
Improved our slack Notifications. They provide now a detailed and clear failure information of the test suite
We always strive to improve user experience, added an auto suggest field for searching an imported test case in edit steps page.
Now a test case which is running/being exeucted cannot be deleted.
- Fixed issue with Running Status on TestSuite Summary Page
Updated the Executions page to display the exact timestamp of the result.
Improved our Login and registration page UI.
Now you can conveniently login/register using the Gmail account without the hassle of entering the data.
- Fixed test case result page UI issue.
As part of improving CloudQA for your QA needs, we included an option to download your test case, which contains test case name, test case step name, and description to reproduce your test steps quickly.
- Fixed date filter issue on the results page.
- Great news! You can also integrate with Applitools. CloudQA scripts can be used to test your application visually using applitools .
- CloudQA now has the ability to export tests into Selenium from the UI. To Download, Navigate to test case tab and click on more options in actions column and download the selenium format.
- CloudQA's Chrome Extension now also allows you to capture screenshot. Report & reproduce bugs with a click, straight from the browser to your bug tracker.
Newer approach to add Environments: We have changed approach to add application Environments.
- Fixed issue with Test Suite Scheduler.
Improved UX: We have made changes to our side-navigation menu.Made it simpler and clear with fewer menu items.
Enhancement to On-boarding: Many of the users have requested for this, Now when you record a test case for a new application, you don't have to configure the application. Just record directly and save accordingly.
Collaborated Execution Progress and Results page: we have cut down the navigation, improved our step results page to show the execution progress and results on the same page.
Fixed issue with Data Diven File issue where the rows in the file were not executing sequentially.
After deploying new UX, few results pages weren't coming up and it was fixed.
New UI: We've launched our new UI! its more consistent and, we hope, more instantly recognizable.
Enhancement: We have enhanced HTTP authentication process, now its lot simpler and better.
Results Link in Download Report: Many of our customers have asked to include the sharable test case result link in the report downloaded in the Test Execution report page and we have implemented it.
- Support for non-native Browsers:To support different browsers and varied versions, we have integration with Sause Labs in place. Just add Sause Labs validation and you are good to execute your tests in various browsers and browser versions.
- Fixed issue with Data Diven File rendering issue.
Termination of Test Suite: You can cancel the suite execution anytime after initiation.
Conditional Execution: Sometimes you need to run some steps based on a condition. For example, you may want to fill a form only when the form is shown.
Dynamic waits: Unlike static waits, execution waits till particular element comes up.
- Fixed issue with Test Suite Results
- Highlight element in screenshot: Many users have been asking for this feature. Now you can see the element in the screenshot highlighted on which action is performed.
Clear command: We have introduced clear keyword to clear the content of any text field
- New Execution Reports: Check the new Execution Summary and Browser Execution Summary reports, which gives insights of your test case executions.
Issue in execution when import step test case is deleted, is fixed
Fixed issue of test suite
- Verify Element Attributes: The most critical steps we need in our test cases are the validations. We'll need validation to see if our app shows what we expect it to display. Not just verifying element text, CloudQA can also verify element attributes (ID, color, name, etc.)
Enhancement to edit steps page: Add a step and delete a step are more intuitive now.
Validate File download using File Name Contains: We have rolled out a feature to validate file name using part of a file name string.
- Fixed Jira Integration issue.
- The most asked feature to validate File Download in CloudQA is live now.
We've built a new Load Test Report to understand and analyze the results better.
- Fixed Date Sorting issue in Results page.
A new report in Synthetic Monitoring - Step analysis provides a comparison of the current day's response time to the average response time of last 7, 14, 21 and 28 days.
The table data in "Test Execution Report" can be downloaded in PDF and Excel formats. Not just that you can also sort on Column visibility.
CloudQA has now enhanced file upload feature if you want to test multi-file upload scenario in your application just record the test case and in edit steps upload multiple files using the "ctrl" button.
- Fixed toggle URL switch in synthetic monitoring execution history.
We have done improvements to the Resource Timing graph in the detailed result page.
- Instead of going back to edit steps page (or) manage test cases page, you can directly execute your test case from the results page.
You don't have to wait for results of load tests to show up! we are showing a live graph while the load test running.
- The new graph in detailed result page which allows you to analyse the performance timings of all the URL's.
Great news! A new download option in Monitoring report page which allows exporting the table data in different formats.
- Fixed download recording results summary report issue.
We have made a small-but-nifty improvement to the results page: For a step - script CloudQA can capture Page Load Time, Resource timings and the URL clicked by the script in the detailed result page. This allows users to debug easily if there is a failure in the test case.
Enhanced TruRT Dashboard: The new dashboard is not just a fresh design but also gives an overview on Test Suites scheduled and total amount of test cases per suite. You can drill down and inspect a specific "test suite" run and see the results of each test case.
API Parameterization: Not just at test suite level and test case level, now variables declared at the application level can be used inside API tests.
- Fixed Chrome Extension Installation issue.
- New Regression Test Reports: As promised to improve our Test Suite reports, there's a new, cleaner design of the reports.
Live customer support team: We have introduced a chat in CloudQA application to resolve your issues on demand.
Guiding user right!: As per inputs from many of you, we have implemented a new status code for a test case if any of the optional steps fail in a test case. Other than pass/fail now test case can be partially passed.
- Improved Availability analysis report: Not just showing the errors, a user can access the errored tests directly from availability analysis report page.
The Fileupload issue is now fixed
Issue with SLA report is fixed
Fixed build issue with Test Run API
You've been asking and now they're here: Real-Time Synthetic Monitoring reports, navigate to Monitoring Report to check the below reports.
Threshold Summary: This page provides information about your workflows that are approaching or exceeding their thresholds
Threshold Spikes: Allows you to identify the underperforming workflows at the page level and you can drill down to individual page executions.
Performance Spikes: You can identify top slowest runs across your workflows at a page level.
SLA report: Helps you understand workflow performance metrics across time. You can compare your current performance to historical metrics with daily, weekly, and monthly reports.
- You can now request for a custom plan as per your requirement in CloudQA
- We always strive to add value, rolled our baseline performance graph at step level. Now real-time performance metrics can be tracked outlining high and low performance of your application.
Now you can also verify that an element does not exist on the page. implemented the element doesn't exist assertion.
As part of improving your onboarding experience, we updated gif's for easy understanding and made the onboarding process simpler for new users.
- Fixed changeLog issue
- We've rolled out updated side navigation menu in CloudQA application with a new, cleaner design. You can access results directly from the menu, they're just nicer to use and easy access!
- We've given moderators in user management more power to view/edit application details
- CloudQA always looks to add more value to the customer and here we are with new synthetic monitoring reports which will help the user to check the performance metrics, benchmark graphs and KPI trends.
- You ask we listen! Now CloudQA captures performance metrics of Single Page Applications (SPA) as well. Get actionable performance insights and ensure optimal user experience on your single-page apps.
Fixed email notification issue in TruMonitor.
The issue with TruMonitor availability and performance analysis is fixed.
An updated version of CloudQA's execution engine is available now.
We have made major improvements to Application performance.
We have simplified the user interface of Notifications and Integrations. Now it is more intuitive.
Updated UI and UX in Edit Steps page
Fixed performance timings issue for single page applications.
Fixed issue with TruMonitor email link.
Now you can know the number of SMS's consumed in a subscription by just navigating to the accounts page.
Implemented option to download TruMonitor failed cases report.
- Test Suite web API can be now tested with different base URL's.
Fixed duplicate slack notifications issue in Trumonitor.
Fixed issue with the email ID field when user a joins from user management email invite.
Great news! CloudQA now integrates with Opsgenie, click here to know more..
Implemented Performance and Availability analysis in TruMonitor, which helps better tracking of your application errors.
Collaborated API and API Suite into single menu.
You ask. We listen. A lot of you guys asked for Scheduled Monitoring in mobile resolution. Now you can execute monitoring test cases in different mobile resolutions
- Corrected few execution error messages in CloudQA - now they are more precise and comprehensible.
Mirror mobile devices - Record and execute regression tests using Chrome mobile emulator. You can choose from a list of mobile devices for testing.
See performance metric of your application directly in results.
Data Driven test error messages are imporved.
Now you can monitor test cases with different locations.
Fixed the CloudQA extension issue, where radiobutton and checkbox actions were not recorded properly.
UI issue in TruMonitor is fixed.
- You ask. We listen. A lot of you guys asked for documentation link. It is now available in the left navigation menu
- Worked on your feedback given on visibility of results button, now it can be accessed easily
- Great news! using CloudQA's free Chrome extension find CSS selectors. Get rid of the hassles in finding selectors using HTML.
Enhanced the UI of Chrome extension login page
You can directly access your application dashboard from Chrome extension
- Improved TruMonitor Reports
- Removed load test validation that limits running to only 1hr per day
- Implemented Drag and Drop of steps. You can rearrage change the step position in the test case.
We simplified some of our reports, and added a lot of new ones! Some highlights
- TestSuite reports
- TruMonitor reports
Now Monitoring and TestSuite can be modified after the start, can change the frequency
Get notified on updates of CloudQA and also for failed test cases and resaons to fix in Test Recorder page
Also implemented feature which allows you to give feedback on every page of documentation
- Fixed compare images, now you can easily debug a test case on failure
Re-useable test usability has been improved
Included test suite id in the test suite details. Helpful in running the test suite via API
Enhanced our emails, now they are more specific and clear to users
Noticeable changes in the test case steps pages, user can see the last failed step highlighted in red while editing the test case
Improved our Test Recorder, TruRT and TruLoad notification messages for better usability
Made changes to subscription indication in UI
Track your billing account subscription usage by applications and date in the billing account details
The main menu products tabs will be highlighted in orange and red onn 80% of usage and inactive respectively
Data driven testing
Can be run for any number rows of data
On 80% of usage it will alert user while running test
On complete usage of minutes while execution, it will terminate and send email notification
Included option to stop load test while the load test is in progress
Improved responsiveness of load test pages
We added timestamp for every screen shot, not only the time take for execution you can also check time taken for each step
We spent a lot of time going over our application UI. We simplified some of them, and added new ones! Some highlights:
Removed Setup and Join Test Case and implemented Reusable Test
Renamed Test Case to Test Recorder
Shifted browser selection option from nav bar to body of the page
Embedded Data Driven page into Test Recorder page
Notification settings are moved to Settings page
You ask. We listen. A lot of you guys have been asking for extension of free trial. Now Free Trail is for 30 days
Added custom options to run a Test case and options include Base URL, browsers
Use Assist me button to get support from CloudQA expert
Now we show the Iframe locator in Edit steps page
- Issue when two different users log in to web application and extension is fixed
CloudQA now supports nested iframes
Upgraded execution engine
Enhanced editing page for more readability, now the formatted script can be seen when hovered
Better TestSuite API execution using Web API
Execution via API will allow variables which can override application variables
Implemented dynamic global variables at application level
Usage Information is now accessible to every team member
CloudQA is now integrated with Pagerduty
Test Case page: Now you can view results for last three executions instead of one
Permissions: User role permissions are enhanced
"Assign" button functionality: User will receive a confirmation email once the assigned request is actioned
Enhanced recording, editing and execution history pages for more readability
Addition of the "client time" in reports
- Fixed date picker issue in Firefox
Now get 404 error for failed outputs. Define critical pages in app settings for this
Don't need SMS updates? You can now remove individual phone number
Test case has new icons
Updated UI for Upgrade Subscription button. Upgrade Subscription is enabled if any of your subscriptions are about to end and displays status of 3 subscriptions (TruRT, TruMonitor, TruLoad)
Fixed minor issue with file uploading
Fixed sidebar flickering
Implemented TruMonitor in CloudQA - A cloud based synthetic site monitoring tool for your web applications that monitors application performance and availability anytime from around the world.
Implemented email alerts for subscribed users
To access the test case page user must be subscribed to any one of the products(TruRT, TruLoad, TruMonitor)
Improved page load performance in CloudQA
Updated CloudQA application look and feel!!
- Included CloudQA referral program , refer and earn execution minutes
Added load test usage in my account section
Implemented feature to run test suite manually
and few UI changes to test suite
User can add test case description, tag and prioritize along with naming the test case from extension
CloudQA now supports multi window recording and execution
Issue with compare screen shot is fixed
Fixed issue - Can save the test case, though user navigates to a URL which is not configured
Fixed download chrome extension button issue in welcome email
Implemented Load Test in CloudQA, now you can load test your application using existing test cases
Implemented screenshot comparison if a test case fails - if passing test case is failed, you can use compare screenshot to analyze the failure
CloudQA supports key up, key down and tab keys methods
Supports switch focus between popup windows while execution
Included Site Monitoring feature
New assertion type added - Java Script returns true
Fixed multi tab recording issue in CloudQA recorder
Fixed set up test notification issue
Fixed issue in adding second base URL in application
- UI changes for usage and upgrade subscription
- Updated icon for data driven scheduled execution in run history
- Implemented new actions doubleclick and right click(context click) operations in edit steps
Enhanced error message for element not found
Execution Progress Bar changes color on success/failure of a test case
Grouped all the
settings related to Application at one place in tabbed view
We can edit iframe locators in Edit steps
- Updated CSS picker picks the locator along with its frame identifier
- Fixed Billing minutes issue in usage page
Free trial policy updated to 14days or 5hrs
of execution which ever is earlier
Users can now renew/pay for their
subscription via PayPal
Application clone will now include users
working on the application along with the test cases
Support added for automating multi select
Enhancement to choose Base URL at test suite level
Bug fixes for the input/text box elements
Bug fixes in API testing
Right click on an element to add an assertion/hover while recording the test case
Option to execute a test case from extension as soon as the test case is saved
- Implemented contextual help on CloudQA, it walks through the process in each tab
Upscale CloudQA application execution engine
It is now possible to select base URL at test suite level
You can now assert the drop down value selected
Declare application variables in app preference
Restrict user to activate test suite when there are no test cases associated
- Data driven testing template download issue is resolved
- The API URL link for the test suite is working now
- You can now delete a step while recording a test case
Reworked onboarding process for new users
Test case step screenshots can now be viewed in a slideshow
Enhancement in UI and functionality of Data Driven Test: Now user can save data driven test, uploaded CSV file and run it any time
- User also gets an update after every row in data driven test is executed
Enhancement in Test Suite: Data driven tests can also be scheduled in test suite now
Get SMS: Now user can get a SMS notification on test case failure, so that user can take immediate action
- Multi-tab recording issue is resolved
- To test application directing to different tabs, CloudQA has come up with Multi Tab Recording
Introduced free plan: It comes with a free trial period and 5 hours of execution
Implemented Billing using Stripe
Implemented Store Variable: To check dynamic values in the application(store variable can be used with in the test case
Enhancement in Email Notifications after test suite execution
In manual execution as we have option to run test cases in different browsers, now Test Suite can be scheduled in different browsers at a time
Implemented Critical Error Validator to get notification on critical error pages (404, 500) during execution in your application
- Go to app preferences, add your critical error message, its CSS path and name it. You will get a notification in case of critical error during execution
New Reports: Test Case Monitoring (Scheduler & API runs only) shows issue graph and performance graph for scheduler and API
- Implemented concept of Random variables: To test your application with different sets of data