XCTest and OCUnit on real devices in the cloud

Yesterday, I read the latest blog post from AppThwack,┬áthat they now support real iOS devices on their test cloud. Developers and testers are now able to run their automated XCTest or OCUnit test suites against the provided cloud with more than 46 iOS devices, from iPhone to iPad. The big advantage of having the OCUnit … Read more

Keep It Functional 2.0

Nearly 2 years ago I wrote the post “iPhone test automation using KIF (Keep It Functional)“. The fact that I am not working with KIF in one of my current projects, I missed the new KIF 2.0 release. The new version was released in september 2013 with a major rewrite of the framework. KIF 2.0 … Read more

Appium on Sauce – A new tool for testing your iOS apps in the cloud

Two days ago Sauce Labs introduced a new tool for iOS test automation: Appium on Sauce. Appium on Sauce is able to automate hybrid or native iOS apps. The new tool based on the open source tool Appium written in Node.js. Currently the tool support iOS devices only but Android support is on its way. … Read more

Mobile App Update Testing

During the development process of mobile apps manual and automated testing is highly recommended. But there is another test you should do before releasing or submitting your app to a store. Testing the update procedure! Testing the update procedure from the current store version to the new release candidate is really important and it is … Read more

Overview of Mobile Test Automation Frameworks

I found a really nice overview about Open Source Mobile Testing Frameworks for Test Automation. The overview was created by Dominik Dary (eBay). In his table he showed how many test automation frameworks are currently available for Android or iOS testing. The complete blog post can be found here: http://www.dary.de/2012/03/open-source-mobile-test-automation-frameworks A big thank you to … Read more