How React Native, Appium and me made each other shine!

location_city Bengaluru schedule Jun 29th 03:00 - 03:45 PM place Kalinga Hall 2 people 65 Interested

At the moment React Native is becoming bigger and bigger. To proof the quality of the app we have some awesome automation tools that can support us with that. But still, a tool is only as good as the person using it!

In my previous talk, see links, I've already explained why we needed to select Appium to automate our React Native app. In this session we will look at the decisions we have taken and how I, as the QA engineer of our team, got the opportunity to implement code changes to improve the quality of the app and ease the way we automate our app with Appium. Which resulted in making each other shine!

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Case Study

After a brief introduction I'll be handling the following topics that made us shine

  • Deeplinking your features
  • Mocking your services
  • Test your native components with storybook
  • And last but not least, disable what your automation hates

All points will be explained with code examples and a demo application.

Learning Outcome

Participants will understand how:

  • to use Appium in combination with React Native
  • how you can ease your (automation) live when you're allowed to do more in the source code
  • some useful hacks to setup your testframework

Target Audience

Anyone who is interested in why and how to test a React Native app with Appium

Prerequisites for Attendees

  • Know what React Native is
  • Appium
  • Some basic Javascript knowledge
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