How to Get Started with XCUITest Using Real Devices on Cloud

Apple’s XCUITest has quickly become very popular among the iOS app developers, and testers as well. We’re extremely excited about this framework as it has enabled many of our users to adopt a new framework since UI Automation was deprecated. The XCUITest framework is not really new, but its foundation XCTest has been as part of the Xcode for some years already.

Let’s take a look at XCUITest and how to get started with it and run your tests on remote real devices on a cloud service.

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What Dedicated Devices Mean for Users, Admins and IT

Mobile App Testing on Real Devices
Mobile App Testing on Real Devices

Dedicated Devices for mobile app testing and development are allotted for a specific user or user group that can access the devices maintained and kept online in the cloud. The device management aspect of dedicated devices in the cloud is awesome: the device is online and available 24/7 – and it’s taken care by someone else. Also, dedicated devices on premises provide plenty of benefits as all devices can be centralized and mobile DevOps practices can make sure device is available for its users all the time.

What do Dedicated Devices mean for their users, administrators and IT in general? We’ll take a look at these user groups and how they can get the best out of dedicated devices.

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Using Real Mobile Devices on Cloud – Testdroid Cloud ABC

Using real mobile devices (phones, tablets, even wearables etc.) on a cloud service is nowadays easy and straightforward. The only thing that you really need is your application (as an APK or IPA) – and the system can take care of the rest. Naturally, using intelligent automatic test exerciser is a great for quick smoke testing and checking if app is compatible across all possible devices, however, it doesn’t really give you deep understanding of real issues that your app might have on these devices. For this, you need to have tests – a test scripts – that hammer through your app while running on those devices.

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How to Use Espresso v2.0 on Bitbar Testing

Espresso v2.0 seems to work fine with both Android SDK on Eclipse and Android Studio, but as Google recommends Android Studio we’re providing the instructions here for Android Studio. Let’s check it out – it’s a great promising framework for your app testing! And it’s FAAAAST!

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How to Get Started with Appium (sample included)

Everything About Appium Test Automation
Everything About Appium Test Automation

In case you’re interested to start testing your Android & iOS apps and games with Appium, here are the basic steps to get you up and running with it on real devices at Bitbar Testing. Just follow these steps, with provided sample and test scripts, and you’ll see how easy it actually is.

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