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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Browserstack : real web-based testing on VM

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Today I’ve discovered a great testing service : browserstack.
You can test using a REAL OS your web pages, and see it using : Windows XP, 7, 8, OSX Snow Leopard, LION … and also IOS/ANDROID using the emulators.

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Available browsers on Windows 7:

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You can test a public url over the internet and …. an internal URL.
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Wait! Internal URL?



Yes you can also test your local web application using a little java proxy program:

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And after the connection:

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After the connection:
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And here is the test VM (the screenshot refers to a local web page on different port):

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The only word to describe this service is : MAGIC!!!!!

Note: this is a real OS (with limited features for security reasons), here is the demonstration:

XP:
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OSX:
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