Keynote Integrates with Jenkins and Selenium
May 07, 2014
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Keynote announced a new integration of DeviceAnywhere with open source Continuous Integration (CI) development platform, Jenkins.

Specifically, Keynote has introduced their DeviceAnywhere Enterprise for Jenkins plug-in, for automated build acceptance tests (BATs) on real devices from within the popular Jenkins build management platform.

Keynote is also partnering with CloudBees, the enterprise continuous delivery leader, to make the DeviceAnywhere plug-in available for the Jenkins Enterprise by CloudBees and DEV@cloud continuous delivery solutions.

The DeviceAnywhere Enterprise for Jenkins integration represents a breakthrough for mobile developers looking to increase productivity and streamline their testing process by integrating real device testing directly into their build system. Through direct integration with one of the most popular build management tools, the DeviceAnywhere Enterprise for Jenkins plug-in bridges the continuous integration gap between build system and device, allowing developers to test each successive build on real devices without having to manually load their latest build onto any number of real devices before testing.

In the development world, time is money, but accurate testing and quality assurance are equally important. With the new DeviceAnywhere Enterprise for Jenkins integration, the time savings resulting from not having to manually load apps onto devices before testing can save up to two hours per day. That is up to two hours now freed up for testing teams to perform additional exploratory testing, or to track down any bugs in their previous release. This additional testing and focus on overall quality can often mark the difference between success and failure for a newly launched app.

In addition, Keynote also announced the launch of its DeviceAnywhere Enterprise for Selenium integration, providing users of the popular open source testing tool with access to the most popular Android devices by integrating with the Selenium WebDriver.

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