What is Appium Tool in mobile testing?
Appium Tool is an open source tool used in mobile automation testing. It is basically used to automate mobile applications on different mobile operating systems like Android, iOS etc. It is also used to automate testing for various mobile applications like the native, WAP, hybrid application etc.
Various advantages of the Tool are as follows:
- It brings down shipping time of mobile applications by automating the test cases to validate more features.
- The Appium server uses selenium web driver which permits platform independence which allows the user to use the same code either Android or iOS.
- Appium supports Android 4.2 version or above and iOS 6 version or above.