Mobile Page Objects with Robotium-Sandwich

In several blog posts I wrote about the Android test automation framework Robotium. Those articles described the setup of the tool and how to split the whole test suite into smaller parts. Splitting the test suite into smaller parts is sometimes neccessary because building huge test suites can be a real challenge. If you don’t think about the architecture and about an abstraction layer of your test suite, the code will be impossible to mantain, impossible to scale and at the end, you will end up in a nightmare.

The guys from appThwack developed a library called ‘Robotium-Sandwich’ which is built on top of the Android instrumentation and the Robotium framework to solve the problem of unmaintainable test suites. The idea behind Robotium-Sandwich is similar to the page objects from Selenium 2.

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Testing Experience (DE) – Testautomatisierung

The new issue of the german Testing Experience is available. This time the magazine topic is test automation.

Find some really interesting articles about:

  • Testautomatisierung auf dem Vormarsch
  • Testen als Karriere
  • Entwickler entdecken UI-Testing
  • Am Anfang stand das Wort
  • Given When Test

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Bugs in real life

I found the following URL on a blog post from Testing FTW. When I first saw the pictures, I had that special feeling. The same feeling when finding bugs in software applications. The feeling that something isn’t right. Check out the images and go find the bugs! Image-Source More real life bugs: Have fun!

2 years of Blogging

Today is the second birthday of my blog! During this time I posted 61 articles about software testing and mobile test automation. I had nearly 40.000 visits from around the world and this number is getting bigger every day! When I started this blog two years ago, I never thought that there will be so … Read more