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Katalon TestOps Release Notes 2022

December 7th

New features

  • [Custom fields & tags] Allows users to organize their test artifacts. See: Custom Fields and Tags.

    • Assign custom fields or tags to test case, test schedule, and test run

    • Assign custom fields or tags to test entities when uploading reports from external sources

    • Filter test entities on TestOps

    • Limited analytical filtering with custom fields and tags

  • [Xray integration] Allows users to link their manual & automation test from TestOps to Xray. See: Configure Xray Integration in Katalon TestOps.

    • Link TestOps test case with Xray test on Jira

    • Link TestOps test schedule with Xray test plan on Jira

    • Automatically/manually push TestOps test run to Jira as Xray test execution

    • Manage Xray test execution with release versions and evidences from TestOps

    • Synchronize TestOps test results to Xray test run

  • Users who adopt Robot framework can now orchestrate testing activities by integrating with TestOps: the status of visual test cases developed by Robot framework can be promptly driven by Visual Testing results.

  • Supported the multi-year subscription plan.

Enhancements

  • Changed a UI text: The button "Submit a Ticket" is now "Submit a Support Case" to maintain consistency with the header on the Katalon Platform portal.

  • Implemented an API for project creation in Reports and Analytics.

  • Test Run Report enhancements:
    • Synchronize test run list and test result by status chart

    • Customizable filter

    • Interactive search bar

    • Advance Time range filter

Fixes

  • Allowed the Account Owner/ Account Admin to assign a Visual Testing Professional product to a member's license before they accept the invitation.

  • Fixed the issue where users cannot assign KRE-Nodelock after clicking the Back button.
  • Added a notice message for users who exceed 50 accounts limit.

  • Fixed the issue where creating a default project after signing up on Katalon Platform did not generate default custom fields.

  • Fixed the mismatched test run results in some user cases of purchasing or canceling subscription plan.

November 29th

New features

November 9th

New features

  • Displayed the number of Organizations and Users per plan on the Subscription Management page.

  • Introduced one more sub-tier for the Ultimate plan - 20000 Test results.

  • Allowed Team Owner and Team Admin to edit Project Name in Project Management.

  • Allowed Account Owner and Account Admin to assign KSE/KRE licenses right after sending invitations to new member users.

  • Users can go to Welcome Page from their Profile Page, which simplifies user navigation.

Enhancements

  • Added a sample project called First Project in every newly created organization. Users can interact with the data in this project to learn about TestOps features.

  • Removed the redundant pop-up where users must select standalone apps before processing the checkout.

  • Provided Guidelines for users who reach the limit of the Katalon Platform quota so they can adjust their subscription plan accordingly.

  • Allowed users to delete their Account if they do not have any subscriptions or cancel auto-renewal.

  • [UI/UX] Removed the View Demo Site button on the navigation bar.

  • [UI/UX] Removed the Schedule Sample Test Run button on the Test Execution page.

  • [UI/UX] Removed the Quick Guide button on the Profile menu.

Fixes

  • Removed the incorrect name and incorrect quota of Katalon Platform for the Free tier when users are in the trial plan.

  • Fixed bugs that are relevant to Assign Licenses and Inviting User flows.

  • Fixed HTML injection issues.

October 26th

Enhancements

  • Added a user survey to help new users start to use Katalon Platform with the right edition of Katalon Studio.

  • Improved the Smart Scheduler to set proper date for test execution.

  • Added the Skipped category for test result status.

October 12th

New features

  • Introduced root cause analysis for each failed test result. Failed test results are now automatically associated with failure reasons. See: Failure reason.

  • Introduced the Failed Test Results tab that shows statistics of failed test results. See: View statistics of failed test results.

Enhancements

  • Added the option to download Katalon Studio - Standalone Edition directly in TestOps.

  • Removed the requirement for typing in the test run ID when users want to terminate a test run.

  • Updated the Test Scheduler UI with more accurate wording and tooltips.

Fixes

  • Fixed the Katalon integration extension issue (on Chrome).

September 21st

New features

  • Implemented the Katalon Platform onboarding tours for testers and QA managers.

  • Introduced the Account level to handle billing management. One organization belongs to only one Account. The Billing Manager role is now moved to the Account level. See: Administrative Roles and Permissions.

Enhancements

  • Added the option to download Katalon Studio and Katalon Runtime Engine in the navigation bar.

August 2nd

Enhancements

  • [Jira integration] Fetched the Start Date and Release Date for populated Jira releases. See Populate Jira releases.

  • [UX/UI]:

    • In the Profile dropdown list:

      • Added the option to view release notes.

      • Added the option to download Katalon Studio.

      • Changed UI text from Community to Community Portal.

      • Changed UI text from Submit a Ticket to Submit a Support Case.

      • Removed Feature Requests and Bug Reports buttons. You can now submit feature requests and report bugs via the Forum.

    • In the Test Execution tab:

      • Changed UI text from Pre-Installed Katalon Studio Location to Pre-Installed Katalon Runtime Engine Location in the Schedule Test Run dialog.

      • Changed UI text from Katalon Studio version to Katalon Runtime Engine version in the session details.

    • In the Settings panel:

      • Added the Support Management button in the TestOps Admin settings. This option allows an organization owner or administrator to assign supported slots to members for ticket submission.

  • [Visual Testing]:

July 5th

New features

  • [Reports] Introduced the Incomplete status for test runs.

Enhancements

  • Upgraded dependencies to version 1.3.3-AC for the Jira cloud add-on.

  • Optimized data fetching from Git repositories.

  • [Visual Testing]:
    • Allowed an ignored zone to be applied to all baseline images in a baseline collection.

    • Allowed an ignored zone to be deleted in all baseline images in a baseline collection.

    • Enabled navigation back to the baseline collection details from the baseline collection history.

    • Combined the Results and Checkpoints tabs into one Results tab in the Visual Test Run section.

Fixes

  • Bug: Could not clone Bitbucket repository from a branch containing / (e.g., test/develop).
    Note:
    • Users need to upgrade the agent to the latest version 1.7.4.

June 7th

New features

  • Visual testing:

Enhancements

  • [Visual Testing] Enabled marking multiple checkpoints as passed or failed.

  • [Test Case Management] Added Flakiness, Last Updated, Average Duration, Last Executed in the Test Case filter search.

  • [Test Case Management] Added the status for each test case, the No. of execution column and enabled all linked requirements to be displayed in the Requirements column.

May 9th

New features

  • Implemented the new design for Project Dashboard, adding new dashboards (Productivity and Quality). See: Introduction to TestOps Dashboard.
  • Introduced two AI-powered features for visual testing (two additional comparison methods supported by AI engine). See: Visual Testing Overview.

Enhancements

  • [Integration] Enabled compatibility for Jira version 8.19.1 with Katalon TestOps adds-on.
  • [UI/UX] Separated Visual Testing from Reports module. Visual Testing has now become an independent module on TestOps.
  • [UI/UX] In the Test Runs page, added filters for operating system and browser with their corresponding columns in the All Test Runs grid.

March 29th

New features

  • Introduced the Test Runs Overview module. See: Test Runs Overview.

  • Allowed access to a demo site from the organization's dashboard.

  • Introduced onboarding tours for key TestOps functionalities.

Enhancements

  • [UI/UX] Disabled the Survey Monkey in the Test Run Details page.

  • [Script Repository] Required username and PAT input when creating a new Git script repository.

  • [UI/UX] Retained the state of previous page in the Test Suite Details page.

  • [UI/UX] In the Schedule Test Run dialog, when choosing Test Suite for type:

    • Added Chrome (headless) and Firefox (headless) options in the Run with dropdown list.
    • Removed the currently-selected TestCloud platforms if choosing a different browser from the Run with dropdown list.
  • [UI/UX] Allowed automatic navigation to the TestOps folder in which the new Test Suite has just been created.

  • [Administration] Introduced the new license types. See: Sunsetting plan for node-locked and floating licenses.

February 28th

New features

Introduced AWS CodeCommit for test scheduling and test management. Read more: Upload Test Scripts from a Git Repository.

Enhancements

  • [Test Suite Management] Enabled test suite deletion.
  • [UX/UI] [Test Suite] Allowed script repository to be indicated under loading.
  • Disabled .zip script repository uploads for unused projects.
  • [UX/UI] [Schedule Test Run] Appended path to test suite name when scheduling test run with Test Suite type.
  • [UX/UI] [Schedule Test Run] Made TestCloud as default option in environment selection.

Fixes

  • Bug: Resolved security bugs.

January 20th

New features

Enhancements

  • [Integration] Enabled users to merge existing test results when configuring a new script repository integration.
  • [Test Case Management] Enabled the script repository folder refresh in the directory view.
  • [UX/UI] Enabled users to resize the test management directory view.
  • [UX/UI] Indicated that the script repository is loading.
  • [TestCloud] Displayed Trial tag for TestCloud environment option when scheduling test runs.