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Get Started with Parallel Testing

On BrowserStack, you can run the same test simulatenously on different device and OS version combinations, or run different tests simultaneously on the same device and OS version combination. This is called Parallel Testing. Parallel Testing will help you reduce the run time of your test suite, resulting in faster build times and faster releases.

For example, if your test suite takes 30 minutes to execute sequentially, running it with 10 parallel tests might cut down the test execution time to be as low as 3 minutes (of course, this is based on the assumption that all your test cases take more or less the same time).

To start Parallel Testing, you can use any of the popular test frameworks like Lettuce and Behave which help you use Python to write Appium test scripts.

Note: Your App Automate plan needs to have sufficient licenses to be able to run parallel tests. If you trigger more tests than what you subscribed for, they will either be queued or discarded.

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