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Appium Essentials

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Appium Essentials

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (14 chapters)

Working with web apps

Web apps can be run on any device or platform. The only requirement for running them is a web browser and an Internet connection; the best part is that you don't need to install the app on the device. Web apps are generally designed with cross-browser compatibility.

Web apps on Android

We will take the example of the Gmail login page. In this section, we are going to take a look at how to load the Chrome browser on a real device and then type in invalid credentials and click on the Sign in button that is shown in the following screenshot:

Let's start with the following steps to automate the web apps:

  1. Set the desired capabilities to launch the Chrome browser:

    caps.setCapability(MobileCapabilityType.BROWSER_NAME, "Chrome");
  2. Now, we need to navigate to using the driver.get(""); command.

  3. We need to find the username box element (we can take a reference from Chapter 4, Finding Elements with Different Locators, to find an element); in this...