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Firefox Automation report – Q1 2015

As you may have noticed I was not able to come up with status reports of the Firefox Automation team during the whole last quarter. I feel sad about it, but there was simply no time to keep up with those blog posts. Even now I’m not sure how often I will be able to blog. So maybe I will aim to do it at least once a quarter or if possible once a month. You may ask how it comes? The answer is simple. Our team faced some changesContinue readingFirefox Automation report – Q1 2015

Firefox Automation report – week 51/52 2014

In this post you can find an overview about the work happened in the Firefox Automation team during week 51 and 52 of 2014. I’m sorry for this very late post but changes to our team, which I will get to in my next upcoming post, caught me up with lots of more work and didn’t give me the time for writing status reports. Highlights Henrik started work towards a Mozmill 2.1 release. Therefore he had to upgrade a couple of mozbase packages first to get latest Mozmill code onContinue readingFirefox Automation report – week 51/52 2014

Firefox Automation report – week 43/44 2014

In this post you can find an overview about the work happened in the Firefox Automation team during week 43 and 44. Highlights In preparation for the QA-wide demonstration of Mozmill-CI, Henrik reorganized our documentation to allow everyone a simple local setup of the tool. Along that we did the remaining deployment of latest code to our production instance. Henrik also worked on the upgrade of Jenkins to latest LTS version 1.565.3, and we were able to push this upgrade to our staging instance for observation. Further he got theContinue readingFirefox Automation report – week 43/44 2014

Firefox Automation report – week 41/42 2014

In this post you can find an overview about the work happened in the Firefox Automation team during week 41 and 42. With the beginning of October we also have some minor changes in responsibilities of tasks. While our team members from SoftVision mainly care about any kind of Mozmill tests related requests and related CI failures, Henrik is doing all the rest including the framework and the maintenance of Mozmill CI. Highlights With the support for all locales testing in Mozmill-CI for any Firefox beta and final release, AndreeaContinue readingFirefox Automation report – week 41/42 2014

Firefox Automation report – week 39/40 2014

In this post you can find an overview about the work happened in the Firefox Automation team during week 39 and 40. Highlights One of our goals for last quarter was to get locale testing enabled in Mozmill-CI for each and every supported locale of Firefox beta and release builds. So Cosmin investigated the timing and other possible side-effects, which could happen when you test about 90 locales across all platforms! The biggest change we had to do was for the retention policy of logs from executed builds due toContinue readingFirefox Automation report – week 39/40 2014

Firefox Automation report – week 37/38 2014

In this post you can find an overview about the work happened in the Firefox Automation team during week 37 and 38. Highlights After 7 months without a new release we finally were able to release mozdownload 1.12 with a couple of helpful enhancements and fixes. We released Mozmill 2.0.7 and mozmill-automation 2.0.7 mainly for adding support of the v2 signed Firefox application bundles on OS X. Sadly we quickly had to follow-up with an appropriate 2.0.8 release for both tools, because a let change in the JS Engine causedContinue readingFirefox Automation report – week 37/38 2014

Firefox Automation report – week 35/36 2014

In this post you can find an overview about the work happened in the Firefox Automation team during week 35 and 36. Highlights Due to a lot of Mozmill test failures related to add-on installation and search, we moved from the addons-dev.allizom.org website to the staging website located at addons.allizom.org. Since then we experiencing way lesser test failures, which are most likely network related. In order to keep up with all test failures, and requests for new tests we started our Bug triage meeting on a weekly basis on Friday.Continue readingFirefox Automation report – week 35/36 2014

Firefox Automation report – week 33/34 2014

In this post you can find an overview about the work happened in the Firefox Automation team during week 33 and 34. Highlights To make sure that our weekly meetings will be more visible to our community, we got them added to the community calendar. If you are interested in what’s going on for Firefox Automation you are welcome to join our Monday’s team meeting. In regards of the Mozmill project, Henrik landed his patch, which makes Mozmill more descriptive in terms of unexpected application shutdowns. Especially in the pastContinue readingFirefox Automation report – week 33/34 2014

Firefox Automation report – week 31/32 2014

In this post you can find an overview about the work happened in the Firefox Automation team during week 31 and 32. It’s a bit lesser than usual, mainly because many of us were on vacation. Highlights The biggest improvement as came in during week 32 were the fixes for the TPS tests. Cosmin spent a bit of time on investigating the remaining underlying issues, and got them fixed. Since then we have a constant green testrun, which is fantastic. While development for the new TPS continuous integration system continued,Continue readingFirefox Automation report – week 31/32 2014

Memchaser 0.6 has been released

The Firefox Automation team would like to announce the release of memchaser 0.6. After nearly a year of no real feature updates, but also some weeks of not being able to run Memchaser in Firefox Aurora (34.0a2) at all (due to a regression), we decided to release the current state of development as a public release. We are aware that we still do not fully support the default Australis theme since Firefox 29.0, but that’s an issue, which takes some more time to finish up. Changes in 0.6 Upgrade toContinue readingMemchaser 0.6 has been released

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