Mobile Testing – Appium Framework online training

Appium is an open-source test automation framework for testing native and hybrid apps and mobile web apps. It drives iOS and Android apps using the WebDriver protocol.

Advantages of Appium

  • It’s free and (mostly) open source.
  • It has a very well supported and active Google group.
  • It’s in the Selenium 3 spec so should be future proof.
  • It supports both Android and iOS.
  • It does not require anything to be installed on the device – no server or code changes required.

Drawbacks of Appium

  • No support for intelligent waits.
  • On iOS, you can only execute one test at a time per Mac.
  • Limited support for gestures.
  • Limited support for Android < 4.1