Дмитрий Черемушкин
Grid Dynamics, Saint Petersburg

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.

Audience level
Regular Talk (40 min)


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