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BrowserStack SDK release notes

Changelog for various releases of the BrowserStack SDK.

Version 1.10.8 (2023-09-14)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix exceptions raised for skipped tests for Test Observability
Version 1.10.7 (2023-09-07)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Improve session status for test failures
Version 1.10.6 (2023-09-05)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix test context for driver initialised inside test
Version 1.10.5 (2023-08-31)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Driver alive check before marking session name
Version 1.10.4 (2023-08-24)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Gradle selenium dependency conflict fix
Version 1.10.3 (2023-08-22)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Added driver alive check before marking session
Version 1.10.2 (2023-08-17)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Add Junit 4 & 5 Reporting Support
Version 1.10.1 (2023-08-14)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix Authorization required
Version 1.10.0 (2023-08-10)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support for Cucumber 4.x
Version 1.9.2 (2023-08-04)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Handle Test Observability build stop processing for multiple xml runs
Version 1.9.1 (2023-07-26)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Debug Mode not working in IntelliJ IDEA
Version 1.9.0 (2023-07-24)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Extended Accessibility support for TestNG framework
Version 1.8.6 (2023-07-21)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support for BROWSERSTACK_APP_ID environment variable
Version 1.8.5 (2023-07-12)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support PAC proxy file for Selenium v4.x
Version 1.8.4 (2023-07-07)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Auto Proxy detection using PAC File

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • CustomHighlighter stacktrace on console

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Minor refactoring and enhancements
Version 1.8.3 (2023-07-04)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Selenium Jar detection failing when running with IDE on Windows
Version 1.8.2 (2023-06-30)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Generate CI Report with BrowserStack SDK
Version 1.8.1 (2023-06-27)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Handling Method and Class Level parallelisation with parallelsPerPlatform key

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Patch ClientConfig when Selenium version is not detected
  • [Observability] Map all TestNG hooks to a test in a suite
Version 1.8.0 (2023-06-23)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • NoSuchMethodError setPrivateFieldValue in Appium client

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • [Observability] Detect Remote Address
  • Minor improvements in detecting client side errors and accordingly mark session on browserstack as failed
Version 1.7.4 (2023-06-20)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Detect client side errors and accordingly mark session on browserstack as failed
Version 1.7.3 (2023-06-15)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Selenium version detection

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Case insensitive command line args for maven
Version 1.7.2 (2023-06-13)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • browserstack.config system argument not working with Gradle
Version 1.7.1 (2023-06-09)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Flag to skip picking sessionName from test context

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • BrowserStack Local binding version bump to v1.9.0
Version 1.7.0 (2023-06-07)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Optimize build run times when running on BrowserStack

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Change parallelsPerPlatform behavior when not passing platforms array
Version 1.6.0 (2023-06-01)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Appium Sessions or some commands failing with Gradle

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Enable staticWebDriver functionality by default
Version 1.5.2 (2023-05-18)

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Add proxy details in App upload API
  • BrowserStack SDK toggle environment variable for Eclipse IDE Plugin
Version 1.5.1 (2023-05-11)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support for TestNG class level parallelisation when specifies in testng.xml at suite level

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Proxy config related failures when not adding username and password in the value
Version 1.5.0 (2023-05-05)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Extended Observability support for Cucumber framework
Version 1.4.1 (2023-04-20)

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Stability improvements related to hub connection
Version 1.4.0 (2023-04-13)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Session failures when triggering using IDE with cucumber plugin

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Throw exception in case BrowserStack Local initialization fails
  • Local nudge improvements
Version 1.3.0 (2023-03-28)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Static Webdriver support, `staticWebDriver` in yml to enable
Version 1.2.5 (2023-03-27)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix project name coming from cli args and environment variable in non-W3C mode

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • [Observability] Bump log4j v1 to v2
Version 1.2.4 (2023-03-14)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Add cli arguments, order of precedence = cli args > env variables > yml file

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Add framework check for TestNG Listeners' Activation
Version 1.2.3 (2023-03-08)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support for File Upload in Selenium
  • Support for Allure Reporter TestNG amd Cucumber JVM

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • [Observability] Honor buildName from yml config in Jenkins Plugin
Version 1.2.1 (2023-02-20)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Set methodSelectors for xmlTest in TestNG
  • Appium dependency detection
Version 1.2.0 (2023-02-14)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support for Playwright Java
  • Add build link in the javaagent logs

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Merge yml config with script's existing capabilities in App Automate
Version 1.1.8 (2023-01-25)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Custom config file using the -DbrowserstackConfigFile cli argument and BROWSERSTACK_CONFIG_FILE environment variable
  • Add build link in the javaagent logs

πŸ› Bug Fixes

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Nudge to set local true when trying to acces a local url without local turned on
Version 1.1.7 (2023-01-12)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support for Chrome DevTools

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Observability bug fixes
Version 1.1.6 (2022-12-30)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support for Test Context marking for JUnit4 and JUnit5
Version 1.1.5 (2022-12-22)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support for Test Context marking for cucumber info.cukes package

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Sessions getting idleTimeouts with ChromeDriver after selenium-java v4.7.2

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Support case insensitive caps in yml configuration file
Version 1.1.4 (2022-12-14)

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Handle ArrayList as value in yml config
Version 1.1.3 (2022-12-07)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Extended TestNG framework support for Observability
  • Support for App upload for Generic SDK Frameworks (JUnit, Serenity, JBehave, Cucumber CLI)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Avoid parallelisation in case Javaagent ArgLine is not passed

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Increase timeout for App Upload
  • Honour buildName from environment variable over buildName + buildIdentifier in yml
Version 1.1.2 (2022-12-02)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support for advanced parallelisation in JUnit5 and JUnit4
  • Support for advanced parallelisation and Test Context marking in Cucumber-JUnit5 and Cucumber-JUnit4
  • Introduced buildIdentifier capability to better organise builds on dashboard
  • Support for browserOptions inside yml configuration file

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • ChromeDriver exe error when spawning ChromeDriver without parameters in user script
Version 1.15.3 (2023-09-14)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Test Context not being marked when driver not present in `context.browser`
  • Some Behave hooks not getting called with SDK
Version 1.15.2 (2023-09-04)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix DDA for platformVersion
Version 1.15.1 (2023-08-31)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Fix parallelisation and test context in pytest
Version 1.15.0 (2023-08-24)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Add support for replacing env variable in yml file
Version 1.14.5 (2023-08-18)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Error when passing custom config file to robot sessions
  • Error when passing custom args to python scripts run with the SDK
Version 1.14.4 (2023-08-17)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Run python scripts with debugger (browserstack-sdk python -m pdb test.py)
Version 1.14.3 (2023-08-16)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix Pytest test context
Version 1.14.2 (2023-08-10)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix Robot with AppiumLibrary
Version 1.14.0 (2023-08-04)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support for Pytest BDD

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Appium bug fix
Version 1.13.1 (2023-07-24)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support for BROWSERSTACK_APP_ID as environment variable

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Ignore empty env variables
Version 1.13.0 (2023-07-20)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Auto Proxy detection using PAC File
Version 1.12.0 (2023-07-18)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Errors in vanilla python parallelisation
Version 1.11.3 (2023-07-04)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Errors in some cases for robot report generation
Version 1.11.0 (2023-07-03)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Generate browserstack reports for sessions run from CI
Version 1.10.5 (2023-06-29)

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Better report generation for pabot when using --testLevelSplit flag
Version 1.10.4 (2023-06-23)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Errors in some cases for pytest-session marking logic
Version 1.10.3 (2023-06-20)

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Annotations and improvements to session status marking for Robot tests
Version 1.10.2 (2023-06-15)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • SDK errors on Selenium version 4.10.0
Version 1.10.1 (2023-06-09)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Flag to skip picking sessionName from test context for all frameworks

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Bump browserstack-local dependency version
  • Improvements for playwright pytest sessions
Version 1.10.0 (2023-06-08)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Flag to skip picking sessionName from test context for pytest

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Minor pytest-playwright fixes and improvements
Version 1.9.2 (2023-06-02)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Dynamic hub allocation, optimise build run times

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Non-zero exit status in case of config errors
Version 1.8.1 (2023-05-24)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Detect client side errors and accordingly mark session on browserstack as failed

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Stability and local nudge improvements, avoid idleTimeouts
Version 1.7.4 (2023-04-26)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Pytest cli output, print correct build and driver details
Version 1.7.1 (2023-04-18)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix errors on Pabot version 2.15.0
Version 1.7.0 (2023-04-13)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Show nudge to alert when sessions error out due to local being turned off

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Local binary bug with playwright python
  • Error in some cases when browserStackLocal key is absent from yml file
Version 1.6.0 (2023-03-14)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Add cli arguments, order of precedence = cli args > env variables > yml file
Version 1.5.2 (2023-02-28)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix errors on Pabot version 2.6.0 and below
Version 1.5.1 (2023-02-21)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Initial playwright support

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix errors on Pabot version 2.13.0
  • Fix issue with some older selenium client binding versions
Version 1.4.2 (2023-02-09)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Client to Browserstack Hub proxy issues
  • Pytest/Behave runner for Windows
  • Custom config file for robot tests

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Appium support improvements, recommended to use this version and above for AppAutomate sessions
Version 1.4.0 (2023-01-25)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Custom config file using the --browserstackConfigFile cli argument
  • Display link to build on dashboard in the cli output
  • browserstack-sdk setup command to generate the config file

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Nudge to set local true when trying to acces a local url without local turned on
Version 1.3.2 (2023-01-09)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Behave integration with SDK
  • browserstack-sdk setup command to generate the config file

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Merging of capabilities and options from JsonWP to W3C and vice-versa
  • Handling of minor edge cases in options merging

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Prefer capability in platforms array over same capability at root level
Version 1.2.0 (2022-12-14)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Pytest integration with SDK
  • browserstack-sdk setup command to generate the config file

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Merging options (from script and yml) for App-Automate sessions

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Support case insensitive caps in yml configuration file
Version 1.1.1 (2022-12-01)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Introduced buildIdentifier to better organise builds on dashboard
  • Support for browserOptions inside yml configuration file

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Added hostname to caps to identify where the test was triggered from
Version 1.1.0 (2022-11-24)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Initial App Automate support, upload app through SDK
Version 1.0.8 (2022-11-16)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Robot/Pabot tests integration with SDK
  • Python tests integration with SDK
  • Parallelisation and Session Context
Version 1.26.4 (2023-09-14)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix exception in case there is no commit for the project
Version 1.26.3 (2023-09-07)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix --browserstack.config cmd line arg
Version 1.26.2 (2023-09-04)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix browserstack command line args for Playwright
Version 1.26.0 (2023-08-24)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Add support for replacing env variable in yml file

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix gitlinks not working on windows machine
Version 1.25.4 (2023-08-08)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Playwright bug fix
Version 1.25.1 (2023-07-27)

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Improvement to playwright runs using SDK.
Version 1.25.0 (2023-07-27)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support for Playwright Test Runner
Version 1.24.2 (2023-07-24)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support for BROWSERSTACK_APP_ID as environment variable

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • [Observability] Import fix in Playwright module

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • [Accessibility] Improved logging related to result processing
Version 1.24.1 (2023-07-18)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix jest exit code
  • [Observability] Fix detection of cloud provider
Version 1.24.0 (2023-07-14)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Pac proxy support
  • Accessibility support
Version 1.23.4 (2023-07-13)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix for cucumber@9.2.0
  • Fix vanilla nodejs
Version 1.23.3 (2023-07-12)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Playwright user config parsing

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • HST security patch
Version 1.23.2 (2023-07-07)

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Require improvements
Version 1.23.0 (2023-07-06)

πŸš€ New Features

  • HST CLI support
Version 1.22.0 (2023-06-30)

πŸš€ New Features

  • BrowserStack report generation for CI env
Version 1.21.1 (2023-06-27)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Observability support for Playwright
Version 1.20.1 (2023-06-23)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix path for jest
Version 1.20.0 (2023-06-20)

πŸš€ New Features

  • App automate support for node SDK
Version 1.18.0 (2023-06-13)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix capability handling in non-W3C mode
Version 1.17.0 (2023-06-09)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Flag to skip picking sessionName from test context

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Browserstack local version bump
Version 1.16.1 (2023-06-07)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix `require` arg for Mocha
Version 1.16.0 (2023-06-02)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Dynamic hub allocation, optimise build run times
Version 1.15.1 (2023-05-12)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix multiple SDK events

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Support WebDriver initialisation outside test hooks
Version 1.15.0 (2023-05-10)

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Stability improvements and avoid idleTimeouts
Version 1.14.0 (2023-05-05)

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Debug logs for Cucumber
  • Nudge Local improvement
Version 1.12.0 (2023-04-20)

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Increase http connection timeout to 15mins
Version 1.11.0 (2023-04-13)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support CodeCeptJS

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Nudge to set local true when trying to acces a local url without local turned on
Version 1.10.1 (2023-04-10)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Cucumber reporter

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Parallelisation
Version 1.9.0 (2023-04-06)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Cucumber reporter

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Parallelisation
Version 1.5.0 (2023-09-14)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Extended Accessibility support for NUnit framework
Version 1.4.0 (2023-08-24)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Add support for replacing env variable in yml file

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • No tests running for test names with space in BDD
Version 1.3.5 (2023-08-16)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Support Selenium@4.11.0
Version 1.3.4 (2023-08-08)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Preserve data types of capabilities passed in browserstack.yml
Version 1.3.3 (2023-08-04)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix Appium capabilities drop at client binding
Version 1.3.2 (2023-08-02)

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Allow case-insensitive Browserstack local options
Version 1.3.1 (2023-07-27)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support NUnit TeamCity Runner
Version 1.3.0 (2023-07-24)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Extended C# SDK support for Playwright
Version 1.2.3 (2023-07-13)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix SDK generated files cleanup
Version 1.2.1 (2023-07-04)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix selenium v3
Version 1.2.0 (2023-07-03)

πŸš€ New Features

  • BrowserStack report generation for CI env
Version 1.1.2 (2023-06-16)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Hit breakpoints for test methods in Debug mode
  • Fix for selenium 4.10.0 client binding
Version 1.1.1 (2023-06-15)

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Translate W3C caps to non W3C
Version 1.1.0 (2023-06-12)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Flag to skip picking sessionName from test context
  • Dynamic hub allocation, optimise build run times

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Browserstack local version bump
Version 1.0.3 (2023-05-05)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Detect client side errors and accordingly mark session on browserstack as failed
  • Dynamic hub allocation, optimise build run times
Version 1.0.2 (2023-04-27)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support for Visual Studio debugger

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Release build configuration

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Increase http connection timeout to 15mins
Version 0.4.0 (2023-04-13)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix for appium command executor

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Stability and local nudge improvements
Version 0.3.1 (2023-03-27)

πŸš€ New Features

  • SpecFlow xUnit/NUnit support

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix for latest visual studios
Version 0.3.0 (2023-03-14)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Add cli arguments, order of precedence = cli args > env variables > yml file
Version 0.2.1 (2023-03-08)

πŸ› Bug Fixes

  • Fix appium isKeyboardShown not implemented

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Error handling
  • Inherit test script command timeout
Version 0.2.0 (2023-03-01)

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Instrumentation
Version 0.2.0 (2023-03-01)

πŸ’‘ Enhancements

  • Instrumentation
  • Support for .net > 5.0
Version 0.1.0 (2023-02-23)

πŸš€ New Features

  • Support for appium 5

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