Integrate Tests with BrowserStack — WebdriverIO

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BrowserStack allows you to easily run tests on multiple devices and OS and takes away the hassle of handling your own infrastructure. With WebdriverIO, you can get your tests running in BrowserStack under 5 mins, let’s take a look at how to do that -

Prerequisite

You need to have a BrowserStack account, you can register for a free trial account that will give you around 100 mins for automated browser testing. Read more here.

Installation

Install the BrowserStack service — npm install @wdio/browserstack-service --save-dev

Configuration

Make the following changes in your wdio.conf.js file

Run Tests

Now you can run your tests this way — BROWSERSTACK_USERNAME={your_username} BROWSERSTACK_ACCESS_KEY={your_access_key} npx wdio
Head back to BrowserStack dashboard and you'll see your tests running there 🙌 -

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Check out this video to see a detailed explanation on how to run tests on Browserstack:

https://youtu.be/FeqBJEeVn20

To learn more about WebdriverIO, check out my free tutorial series here -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8goAKb6CC0&list=PL6AdzyjjD5HBbt9amjf3wIVMaobb28ZYN.

I hope this post helped you out, let me know in the comments below!

Happy testing! 😄

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