One of the requirements of using Appium for mobile test automation is to start the Appium server in the background so that it can listen to the requests from the mobile app under test. And there are multiple ways that we can install and start the Appium server in the background.
As you may know, Appium 1.5.x is a complete rewrite of Appium from the scratch. It is a technical re-architecture that keeps the code organized at best and makes it easier for new contributors to improve the framework. To all Appium lovers, we have made it executable on all of Testdroid solutions and you can now select either Appium version 1.4 or 1.5 to drive the Server-Side Execution for your mobile app testing.
Appium is getting more popular and widely used day by day and we have been trying our best to bring you the greatest experience of Appium test execution at Testdroid Cloud. Today we have great news to share that Appium Server-Side Execution is now available for all users with Testdroid Cloud SOLO plan or above.
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Appium is an open source test automation framework and currently one of the hottest framework for mobile app, game and web testing. In most cases, nevertheless, Appium is being used with emulators or with real devices one at a time. That is definitely not efficient and agile in terms of today’s fast-paced mobile evolution.
Appium是目前最受欢迎的同时支持Android和iOS测试的开源测试框架之一。从支持Appium开始到现在的一年多内，我们已经看到有很多开发人员与测试人员在Testdroid Cloud上执行了Appium测试。今天，我们将为你介绍一个Appium测试执行的新功能，使测试人员更简单地使用Appium执行应用程序的测试，并且保证了更高的测试结果的正确率，也简化了你总需要配置Desired Capabilities的繁琐事项。
Appium has been the number one smoking hot framework during the past quarters and there are no signs of this trend cooling down anytime soon. We’ve been providing Appium/Selenium support for Testdroid Cloud now for more than a year and significant portion of Testdroid Cloud test runs are Appium/Selenium runs nowadays. To make things even more convenient for our users, we’re about to introduce an awesome new feature that will make executing those test runs much easier and less error-prone – as you don’t have to play those desired caps all the time.