Azure Pipelines

Applies to CrossBrowserTesting SaaS, last modified on July 07, 2021

For this document, we provide complete example files in our Azure Pipelines GitHub Repository.

Azure Pipelines is a continuous integration tool that lets you automate your development process quickly, safely, and at scale. Through Azure Pipelines’ integration with GitHub, GitHub Enterprise, Azure Repos Git & TFVC, Bitbucket Cloud, and Subversion, every time you commit code, a build is created and automatically run in a clean container or virtual machine, allowing you to test every commit.

In this guide we will use Azure Pipelines for testing using the Selenium WebDriver and Python programming language.

Set up Azure Pipelines

  1. Sign into your Azure DevOps organization or follow the detailed guide to create a new one.

  2. Install the CBT for Azure DevOps extension for your organization

  3. Navigate to your GitHub account and create a new repository.

    Creating new repository

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  4. Add file


    from selenium import webdriver
    from selenium.webdriver.common.keys import Keys
    from selenium.webdriver.common.desired_capabilities import DesiredCapabilities
    import os, time

    username = os.getenv("CBT_USERNAME")
    authkey = os.getenv("CBT_AUTHKEY")

    caps = {
     'platform': 'Windows',
     'browserName': 'Chrome',

    driver = webdriver.Remote(
        command_executor=""%(username, authkey),

    if not "Google" in driver.title:
        raise Exception("Unable to load google page!")
    elem = driver.find_element_by_name("q")

  5. Add file requirements.txt


Build Your Pipeline

  1. From the Azure DevOps Dashboard, create a new project and select Pipelines.

    Azure DevOps Dashboard

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  2. Create a new pipeline and set up your GitHub repo.

    Creating pipeline

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    Setting up a repository

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  3. Add a new Service Connection from the Project Settings page using the type CBT Credentials

    Adding service connection

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  4. Add the CrossBrowserTesting Configuration task to your azure-pipelines.yml file

    Adding configuration task

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    Adding configuration task

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  5. Save and Run.

You should see your build start to run in Azure Pipelines and in the CrossBrowserTesting app.


By following the steps outlined in this guide, you are now able to seamlessly integrate Azure Pipelines and CrossBrowserTesting. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to our Support team.

See Also

Continuous Integration
Travis CI
GitHub Actions

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