Get Two Targets With One Appium Script: Tips To Write Robust and Faster App Tests
In this session, I’ll share my experience of building a robust and faster automated regression test suite, using Appium, for a mobile product made to give the same user experience on iOS and Android platforms.
The story starts with what made us prefer Appium on other tools for all of our mobile automation projects. We’ll cruise through the out of the box and robust solutions to the many challenges we faced while achieving the goal of creating single script targeting executions on different devices of iOS and Android platforms. How we’re grateful to an open source project, which helped us in performing distributed and parallel execution on a local device farm and speed-up the execution. Together with the tips, how it helped in significantly reducing the execution time figure.
At last, how developers and Test Automation Engineers learned to help each other in making life easier and worked together to the project success.
Outline/Structure of the Experience Report
- Brief about the mobile AUT and team's goal (2 mins)
- Why we preferred Appium over other tools (4 mins)
- Brief about an open source test automation framework and why we forked from it? (1 min)
- Discussion about the challenges and solutions (10 mins)
- Analysis of execution time (2 mins)
- Questions (1 min)
- Learning from a successful mobile app test automation project.
- Appium best practices to reduce the execution time.
- How developers and QAs should work together and share responsibilities.
Mobile app development team members and Appium users looking for industry best practices.
Prerequisites for Attendees
Participants should know about Appium and have a passion for test automation.
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