Thursday, 08 October 2015 00:00

Future Of Mobile Application Automation

AppiumIntroduction to Appium:

Appium is a mobile automation tool based on very well known and widely accepted web automation tool "Selenium".Appium guys have actually extended Selenium Webdriver API for mobile automation support.

Appium library has extended RemoteWebDriver class from Selenium API and created AndroidDriver and IOSDriver classes to support mobile automation on Android/IOS platforms. 

Working of Appium:

Appium is very similar to Selenium in communication and architecture.It uses JSON-wire protocol for communication and supports script development in languages like:Java,C#,Python,Ruby,PHP,Java Script

Appium uses automation frameworks which comes with Software Development Kits(SDK) of Android/IOS

On Android it uses UIAutomator and on IOS it uses UIAutomation.

Appium supports automation of all kinds of mobile applications like Native,web and hybrid.

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