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Introduction to Robotium Automation

So far in all our previous post of Robotium automation testing series, we were discussing about

  • What is Android and Android automation ?
  • Different tools for automating android
  • Writing native application in android

But from this part, we will start to discuss about Robotium

    • Robotium as we already discussed, is an android testing framework for automating hybrid and native applications
    • You can install (reference) Robotium by downloading it from https://code.google.com/p/robotium/

  • Pros and Cons

    • Well, there are some pros and cons of Robotium compared to other freely available tools like appium or calabash
    Robotium Appium and Calabash
    Implementation is in java, hence easy to write code Implementation is in Javascript and ruby respectively
    Supports ONLY Android Support Android and iOS
    Need little knowledge on the underlaying AUT implementation Not much required
    Supports multiple activities seamlessly We too can J
    We have Robotium Testrecorder (comes with price tag) No such thing, need to figure out manually L

    You can find the complete discussion as video below

Thanks for reading and watching the video !!!

Please leave your comments and let me know if there is anything I should update in this post.

Thanks,
Karthik KK

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