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What are some tools for testing Mobile web apps?

There are a number of tools available for testing mobile apps: a) Robotium b) Uiautomator c) Espresso d) Appium e) Calabash But my experience -I can suggest you Appium is the best tool for both ...
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Suggest some Android and iPhone mobile app automation tools

There are number of tools available in the market like:- a) Robotium b) Uiautomator c) Espresso d) Appium e) Calabash But my experience -I can suggest you Appium is the best tool for both Android &...
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how to do a Testing on an Already Installed Android application using Appium + Selenium ?

Yes, you could do it. Here is sample approach to accomplish it. 1. First, get the application package name To get the application package name, use: adb shell 'pm list package -f' |grep calculator ...
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Which language to choose for Appium - Python or Java?

Oh Boy! you might start another one of the Java vs Python vs Other language war. These are kind of question which are always answered with preference for a specific language in mind. For me- I would ...
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Learning myself or getting certified?

I consider that Selenium WebDriver has more value in Job Market as compared to Appium. Simply because requirements for web-automation are higher as compared to mobile-automation. This results in more ...
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Android App testing with appium

I suggest you to use adb (Android Debug Bridge) tool (part of Android SDK). So, install application under test on target Android device or emulator. And you should run application to get current ...
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Why does element.displayed? throws exception instead of boolean false?

$driver.find_element(:xpath,element2) Above, you are trying to find an element. .displayed? Now you are trying to check the state in a element. The exception is thrown by the first computation; ...
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What is the difference between selenium vs appium webdriver?

Both Selenium and Appium implement WebDriver - W3C standard protocol for browser automation (Selenium was first and is basis for coming standard). IOW your selenium webdriver scripts should be able to ...
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What are some tools for testing Mobile web apps?

Top tools for testing mobile apps: Appium: Appium is an open-source tool for automating native, mobile web, and hybrid applications on iOS and Android platforms. Appium is "cross-platform": it allows ...
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What should I learn next as QA

As a part of testing you should start looking into the NFRs testing like Performance, Load, Security, UX etc. testing. Study about the FRUPS+ . Performance testing too is equally important as other ...
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What should I learn next as QA

My recommendation would be to become more competent in programming, preferably in Python (excellent language for small admin tasks and generic data fiddling), and learn Linux administration with good ...
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Learning myself or getting certified?

When I am interviewing candidates, one of the main things I look for is their enthusiasm and capacity to learn. I am a firm believer in the versatility of testers being a cornerstone to their ...
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Can appium be run on windows to test iOS app?

No, you can not do that, please refer to this link: You can not test iOS app on Windows LIMITATIONS If you are running Appium on Windows, you can use the Appium.exe client, which will allow you to ...
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Setup appium for Android on Mac osx 10.8.5

While working on several projects I've described the following procedure to install Appium: Download Android SDK https://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html Extract Android SDK to /usr/local/adt/ ...
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Android Studio and Appium

You'll need the Android SDK at least for adb, otherwise you will not be able to communicate with a device. You are confusing the IDE either Eclipse or Android Studio and the enabling environment. ...
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Sikuli and Appium

Actually it is possible to use Sikuli for mobile too. With Appium. Here is example of how to do it. in this project is described the process how to setup and how to use this framework. Examples are ...
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Selenium/Appium + Java : What is the real difference between methods .isDisplayed() and .isEnabled()?

The methods .isDisplayed() and .isEnabled() have nothing in common. Method .isDisplayed() : An element is considered displayed when it is perceptually visible to the human eye. https://www.w3.org/...
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What are my options in testing iOS devices, for free?

Create an appleID: Check here and use free provisioning: Which states that Free provisioning allows developers to deploy their Xamarin.iOS application to their iOS device without being part of any ...
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What is the difference between selenium vs appium webdriver?

Selenium Webdriver - Support mobile web applications only WebDriver has become the de facto standard for automating web browsers, and is a W3C Working Draft. Appium Webdriver - Support native and ...
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What is the difference between selenium vs appium webdriver?

Selenium Webdriver-Selenium is a automation tool, its used for web applications testing. its open sources tool were in you can download and start using. Appium - Appium is also a automation tool, ...
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Is there any courses or tutorials for Appium Automation?

Here are some reference links where you can learn Appium from Basics, required steps in installation, Working with Android native devices & iOS devices. Toolsqa Guru99 Appium_for_Android_and_iOS ...
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I'm getting so many errors when updating the Appium dotnet driver, is there any way to fix them?

If you look at the Appium Dotnet Driver changelog (https://github.com/appium/appium-dotnet-driver/releases) you can see the 4.x version is nearly 2 years in beta. It contains a lot of breaking changes,...
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Run appium scripts without using Eclipse or any IDE

Convert your project to Maven project and use the surefire plugin. Inside the plugin mention the testng.xml file as the test suite. Now you can run your scripts in any environment using below commands....
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Android App testing with appium

If you can install 3rd party App on phone or emulator , I recommend you to install "Apk Info" It always help me to get package and activity.
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Selenium Grid and TestNG Parallel option

Your test runner is the source of all activity driven through the Selenium Grid. If you want more than 1 set of activity (more than 1 thread) to run at a time, then parallelism needs to come from ...
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Type mismatch: cannot convert from WebElement to List<WebElement>

Just replace the findElement () method with findElement**s**(plural). Since the findElement method always returns a WebElement instead of a List of WebElements. The findElements method will return ...
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Which language to choose for Appium - Python or Java?

Is there any specific reason to pick Java over Python? Not really. It depends on which language you feel more comfortable with. However, most of our developers (apart from the iOS devs, obviously) ...
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What should I learn next as QA

I am currently at the same point. I work for 3 years in QA. I strongly believe that if you have mastered the job you are currently doing in your present position you should consider expanding your ...
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What should I learn next as QA

From my point of view it makes sense to dig into the next areas: Performance Testing. There are some good free and open source tools, you can choose one and master it. Don't try to learn the ...
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Can Appium be used to test code coverage with Jococo for android?

Yes, it’s possible to get code coverage using Appium. We had similar issue few years back on using Appium and Emma (not Jococo, but I believe your problem can be solved using the same technique used ...
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