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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

Automation on real devices with various tools


In this section, we will understand how to automate using various sets of tools such as Appium from the open source category and SeeTest from the COTS category. The reason for using SeeTest is that it is one of the most versatile mobile automation tools. It not only supports all major mobile platforms but also provides support for all object recognition technologies. So with this tool, we will be able to cover all object recognition technologies and the principles learned, so they can be applied to individual tools that work with any one of these object recognition technologies.

Automation with Appium on real devices

As we learnt in the previous chapter, Appium is an open source tool that supports both Android and iOS automation, and also real devices along with emulators and simulators. It is the leading open source tool when it comes to automation with real devices.

To enable automation with Appium on real devices, we need to enable USB debugging...