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Mastering Mobile Test Automation

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Mastering Mobile Test Automation

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Mastering Mobile Test Automation
Credits
About the Authors
Acknowledgements
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Selecting an automation tool


The success of a mobile-automated testing depends on the selection of the right testing tools. Though there are numerous tools available in the market that are easily accessible, it always takes time to evaluate and find the suitable tool or tools for the specific project requirements in order to avoid changes and additional project costs later.

The following are a few scenarios that will allow us to make a suitable choice according to the project requirement as well as to set up the mobile test automation:

  • Support of data-driven inputs by the tool: We need to manage different sets of data to enable test execution with a different set of data. The availability of appropriate drivers provides us with the ability to work with flat files, spreadsheets, and database storages. It also reduces the effort required to build support in order to read input data from various sources from scratch, which is often prohibitively costly to develop.

  • Type of mobile application...