Appium is an open source test automation framework for use with native, hybrid and mobile web apps on iOS and Android platforms. Native apps are those written using the iOS, Android, or Windows SDKs. Mobile web apps are web apps accessed using a mobile browser (Appium supports Safari on iOS and Chrome or the built-in ‘Browser’ app on Android).
The Test Management Forum is a one-day conference on software testing that takes place in London. This afternoon event proposes several talks that explore all the aspect of software testing and software quality from Agile approaches to DevOps.
In the days of DevOps supported by approaches like continuous deployment, the concepts of continuous testing and test automation are essential to support the speed needed for delivering quickly solutions (and hopefully value) to the users. Some of the big questions in the software testing community are “How much should we automate our tests?” and “What tests should we run?”. The technique of Test Impact Analysis helps to answer to this question.
Mobly is an open-source, Google-developed, Python-based framework to perform software testing on products that require interactions among multiple devices, like social apps; or tests that require controlling test environment, like WiFi connection. Mobly can support many different types of devices and equipment, and it’s easy to plug your own device or custom equipment/service into Mobly.
Even if Windows might be the most used operating system in software development organizations, it doesn’t mean that you cannot use a computer working with Mac OS to perform functional testing. This article provides a list of open source functional testing tools that work on Mac OS.