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

How Netflix test on Android

I found a really nice blogpost on the netflix blog. They describe how they test their app on different Android devices using AndroidNativeDriver and Selenium. When Netflix decided to enter the Android ecosystem, we faced a daunting set of challenges: a) We wanted to release rapidly every 6-8 weeks, b) There were hundreds of Android … Read more

Invited as Speaker to Scandinavian Agile Conference 2012 in Helsinki

Great news! During my vacation I received an invitation as a speaker to the Scandinavian Agile Conference 2012 in Helsinki. My talk will be about mobile testing in general. Stay tuned, I will update this post, if I have more information about my talk and the conference. Please visit the conference page: http://scan-agile.org/ http://scan-agile.org/program/  Here is … Read more

iPhone test automation using KIF (Keep It Functional)

In my last posts I dealed a lot with Android and how to implement automated regression tests using tools like Robotium. This post describes how to implement automated tests using the tool KIF (Keep It Functional, http://corner.squareup.com/2011/07/ios-integration-testing.html). KIF is an open source test framework developed by the company square (https://squareup.com). It is an iOS integration test framework that allows you to implement test cases with objective C that can be executed currently only against the iPhone/ iPad simulator. The KIF tests are integrated to your workspace, there is no need for additional servers or services that must be started.

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Robotium 3.0 is out there!

Since November 16th the latest version of Robotium 3.0 is released. This new version of Robotium provides several new and improved methods to test your Android app. As Renas Reda in the jayway blog says: “Robotium is now faster, lighter and more stable then ever!” I hope that is true because the previous versions of Robotium were really slow in the execution, even on real devices. So let’s see what’s new!

The following two methods are new to wait for views:

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