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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

Chapter 5. Automating Physical Devices

In this chapter, you will understand the techniques required to automate a mobile application test with physically present real mobile devices. This approach is one of the most reliable ways to validate any mobile application. It allows for maximum flexibility with respect to testing all types of scenarios, as it is this approach that provides maximum control of the devices out of all the others. Apart from the brief introduction about this technique, in continuation to what we learnt in Chapter 1, Ensuring Five-star Rating in the Market Place, in this chapter you will understand the various tools that can be used for automation with real devices and also learn the most effective ways to automate with this technique. While discussing the implementation, we will also learn the real world practical limitations of this technique and some ways in which you can overcome these shortcomings.

We will cover the following topics:

  • Process to set up and enable real...