Introduction to Appium

Here we are going to highlight few points which would help you to understand that why you should consider Appium for mobile automation :

  • Appium is an open source tool available in the market for Android/IOS automation. It can automate mobile browser, native and hybrid applications for both Android and IOS platform.
  • One who has knowledge of selenium WebDriver can easily work on Appium as it uses the Web Driver API. So there is no need to learn a new API to automate your mobile Applications.
  • Appium is a cross platform tool. It enables user to write tests for multiple platforms (Android/IOS) using the same WebDriver API.
  • If you already have the existing WebDriver based framework for your Web Application, then there is no need to invent a separate framework for mobile automation. You can use the same framework for mobile automation with Appium

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