Go beyond the software, automate hardware scenarios on Android Emulators

schedule Jun 14th 11:00 - 11:45 AM place Jupiter people 32 Interested

Explore the limits Appium can help you achieve to control the Android Emulator behavior. Automate network emulation, receive fake SMS and phone calls, change the battery states and levels and a lot more, all using real-life test cases. What happens to my app if I lost connection? How does my UI react to an incoming phone call? And more.

https://slides.com/vrunoa/appium-conf-2019#/

https://github.com/vrunoa/appium-conf-2019

 
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Outline/Structure of the Talk

Slides, live demo, show native apps that make use of the test cases to be presented. Present a list of real-life cases where it would make sense to use the hardware commands provided by Appium

Learning Outcome

* Learn how to use all hardware features that Appium provides to use with the Android Emulators

* Encourage Appium devs to port these methods to all the clients

Target Audience

QA developers, Appium developers

Prerequisites for Attendees

Have the minimal knowledge of writing Appium tests or worked in some sort of mobile automation.

schedule Submitted 7 months ago

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  • Srinivasan Sekar
    By Srinivasan Sekar  ~  6 months ago
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    Thank you so much for your talk submission. I remember this was one of your contributions to Appium.  How about including below concepts in your talk,

    • Hardware key simulation and key events on android
    • Capturing battery performance
    • Covering fingerprint endpoint on Android emulators, etc

     

    • Bruno Alassia
      By Bruno Alassia  ~  6 months ago
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      For sure. That was the idea, be to provide a simple example on all the Android features we added for Hardware emulation. 

      • Srinivasan Sekar
        By Srinivasan Sekar  ~  6 months ago
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        That's great. Do you think you will be able to cover everything in 20mins including Q&A or can be a candidate for 45mins talk including Q&A?

        • Bruno Alassia
          By Bruno Alassia  ~  6 months ago
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          I think 20min it's fine, 45min feels too much. 

  • Anand Bagmar
    By Anand Bagmar  ~  6 months ago
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    Hi Bruno,

    do you also need wifi for the demos? 

    • Bruno Alassia
      By Bruno Alassia  ~  6 months ago
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      Not mandatory, I can prepare everything to run in a local server. 


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