Appium 2.0 allows its users to create their own drivers and plugins for their special needs. At this workshop, you’ll learn Appium 2.0 architecture, how to create your own custom drivers and plugins and what other breaking changes we brought in Appium 2.0. This workshop also helps you to understand several appium internals to contribute back to the Appium codebase


Outline/Structure of the Workshop

  • Overview
    • Appium 2.0 vision
    • Appium 2.0 Architecture
    • Installation - Appium 2.0 server
    • Existing Appium 2.0 Drivers & Plugins
    • Use cases
  • Custom Appium Driver
    • Installation
    • Driver CLI commands
    • Explain the use case
    • Steps to build custom driver
    • Demo
  • Build your own Appium Plugin
    • Installation
    • Plugin CLI commands
    • Add arbitrary functionality for an existing command
    • Adding new appium command
    • Demo
  • What else in Appium 2.0?

Learning Outcome

Deep dive into Appium Project and hopefully, when you leave, you would be able to start contributing to the open-source project.

Target Audience

Anyone interested in understanding the internals of Appium Project and willing to contribute to Appium 2.0

Prerequisites for Attendees

Attendees should have:

  • Appium downloaded from NPM (at least latest appium 1.0 server)
  • Appium set up and working for iOS and android (or just android if they don’t have a mac)
  • Git
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