Appium for the masses
Last days test engineers from many companies face a challenge how to extend existent test frameworks to support test automation on mobile platforms.
The talk shows the solution for this challenge. It also covers the following topics:
— how we selected test automation tool for Android and iOS;
— some specialities and difficulties of integration with WebDriver+Maven+Spring+JBehave testing framework.
Plan of the talk:
* Problem domain description;
* Comparison of 11 open source test automation tools for mobile platforms;
* Appium and its advantages;
* Proof of concept: Appium is efficient tool, however some issues and peculiarities which prevent of usage it “out-of-the-box” were unfold;
* Examples of how we solved some of these issues;
* Features of the final solution;
* Further development prospects.