Category: Katalon

Introduction to Katalon Studio for Android

In this article we are going to talk about one of the new and getting popular tool called Katalon studio.

Introduction

Katalon Studio is a simple and powerful test automation solution for not only web and mobile applications but also web services, a revolution of the Selenium and Appium frameworks. Katalon Studio allows users with less experience in programming to work effortlessly by providing a predefined automation framework with hundreds of built-in keywords

Little background on Katalon studio

  • Katalon studio is completely FREE
  • Developed by KMS Technology
  • Its built on the top of Eclipse SDK (should be easy for people who are from Java background)
  • It supports record and playback for
    • Web (IE/Chrome/FF/Safari/Edge)
    • Mobile (Android)

Katalon Installation

Very easy, just download the zip from Katalon studio site by an simple signup à extract and à double click Katalon studio exe and you are good to go.

Working with Android pre-requisite

You need to have

  • Android SDK downloaded and AVD created
  • Android home path set

Here is the complete video of the above explanation

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Karthik KK