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Selenium WebDriver Practical Guide by Satya Avasarala

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Automating iOS and Android tests using Appium

Appium is an upcoming tool that can be used to automate your test scripts for both Android and iOS platforms. It can be used to automate native, m.sites, and hybrid applications. It internally uses WebDriver's JSON wire protocol.

Automating iOS application tests

For automating iOS app tests, Appium uses Apple Instruments. According to Apple, Instruments is a performance, analysis, and testing tool for dynamically tracing and profiling OS X and iOS code. It is a flexible and powerful tool that lets you track one or more processes and examine the collected data. In this way, Instruments helps you understand the behavior of both user apps and the operating system. In particular, Appium uses UI Automation ...

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