Monthly Archives: March 2011

Running endurance tests with Mozmill Crowd

Ahead of our Mozmill Crowd testday last Friday we made some changes to the endurance tests, including enabling endurance test run within Mozmill Crowd! Running the endurance tests is now even easier – simply install the Mozmill Crowd extension, and … Continue reading

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Endurance Results from Test Day

Today I finally finished reviewing the hundreds (yes, hundreds!) of endurance reports that were submitted on our Firefox 4 add-ons test day last Friday and on the days following. It was amazing to see so many reports coming in, and … Continue reading

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Automated Firefox tests with add-ons installed

Mozmill has a feature that allows the tester to install an add-on during the test run. Until recently this was only used by one of our automated testruns, which was for specifically testing the installed add-on rather than Firefox. With … Continue reading

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Introducing Firefox Endurance Testing

Since late last year I have been working on a prototype of an Endurance Testing project for Firefox. The idea is to use our existing Mozmill framework for automating UI testing of Firefox to write tests that stress and strain … Continue reading

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