About the Course
The introductory course that shows you how to use Appium to start testing mobile devices, emulators and Windows 10 Apps. Recommended for anyone looking to extend their Selenium knowledge to mobile testing.
This comprehensive course covers all the essential principles to get you up and running with Appium – The essential tool for automating mobiles and Windows applications.
The course follows on from our Selenium WebDriver courses, extending WebDriver testing to Android, iOS and Windows.
Throughout the course practical examples are demonstrated, and the delegates get to practice what they have learned against physical devices & emulators.
Key Technologies used
- Microsoft Visual Studio Code
- NodeJS & npm
- WebDriverJS 3
- A basic understanding of HTML and how Web Pages are developed would be helpful though not essential
An overview of the History & Terms, Basic Syntax, Browser Dev Tools & the Console
IDEs, VS Code, Node & Npm, Setting up the workspace, executing JS, VS Code features.
First Test Case - WebDriverJS
What is Selenium? Selenium Projects, installing WebDriverJS and Browser drivers, creating our first script
Element locator strategies, Chrome Developer Tools and other extensions, Regular Expressions, Index, Xpath functions
Simple WebDriver Tests
Creating a simple test, execution & failures, debugging tools
Node Asserts, Chai Asserts, Chai Styles, installing and using Chai
What is Mocha? Why use Mocha, Installation, using Mocha, Mocha Options, Hooks, Mocha Timeouts, Execution options
Mocha --report option, installing and using Mochawesome, writing to the results
Reusable code, writing, exporting & importing methods from modules, Common examples
Introducing Page Objects (POM)
Introduction to why we do it and how it reduces maintenance. Refactoring our tests to use a page object model. Developing a library of pages (POMs)
Handling Web Elements
Integrating VS Code with Git & GitHub, adding our project to Source Control
Command-line execution, integration with Jenkins