(no local browser needed). ‣ Gives access to multiple browsers (IE, FF, Opera, Chrome, Safari...) and multiple platforms (Windows, Linux, OSX, Android, iPad, iPhone). ‣ Allows tests to be run in parallel. ‣ Keeps video recordings of all sessions. Sauce Labs
versions for your whole software stack (incl. browser) ‣ Master the use of explicit waits (esp. with heavy JS/Ajax apps) ‣ Use lowest common denominator of WebDriver API implementations (for cross-browser testing)
‣ Increase your confidence in your code. ‣ Increase your test coverage. ‣ Test the integration frontend/backend. ‣ Ensure that the user interface works and looks as expected. ‣ Have fun in the process!