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Firebase Test Lab plugin for fastlane

Inspired by Firebase test lab plugin for ios

Getting Started

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Step 0. Enable the Google Cloud Testing API and Cloud Tool Results API

You must enable the Google Cloud Testing API and Cloud Tool Results API in the Google Developers Console API Library page.

Step 1. First of all, get started with Firebase Test Lab from the gcloud Command Line

Please check Firebase documents

Using with Google Cloud SDK.

# gcloud firebase test android run \
  --type robo \
  --app app-debug-unaligned.apk \
  --device model=Nexus6,version=24,locale=en,orientation=portrait  \
  --timeout 90s
Have questions, feedback, or issues? Get support by visiting:

API [] not enabled on project 
[************]. Would you like to enable and retry (this will take a 
few minutes)? (y/N)? y

Enabling service [] on project [************]...
Operation "operations/acf.********-****-****-****-************" finished successfully.

Robo testing complete.

More details are available at [*******/testlab/histories/**********/matrices/********].
│ Passed  │ Nexus6-24-en-portrait │ --           │

Step 2. Add to your project

This project is a fastlane plugin. To get started with fastlane-plugin-firebase_test_lab_android, add it to your project by running:

fastlane add_plugin firebase_test_lab_android 

Step 3. Find the devices you want to test on

Using gcloud tool, you can run.

gcloud firebase test android models list

to get a list of supported devices and their identifiers.

Alternatively all available devices can also be seen here.

Step 4. Add settings to your Fastfile

Test your app with Firebase Test Lab with ease using fastlane.
Check out the example Fastfile to see how to use this plugin.

before_all do
    ENV["SLACK_URL"] = ""

lane :test do

  # Get Pull request number from CI
  pr_number = ENV["CI_PULL_REQUEST"] != nil ? ENV["CI_PULL_REQUEST"][/(?<=https:\/\/\/cats-oss\/android\/pull\/)(.*)/] : nil

  # Upload to Firebase Test Lab
    project_id: "cats-firebase",                                    # Your Firebase project name.
    gcloud_service_key_file: "fastlane/client-secret.json",         # File path containing the gcloud auth key.
    # gcloud_components_channel: "beta",                            # If you use gcloud component channel option (alpha/beta).     
    type: "robo",                                                   # Optional: Test type (robo/instrumentation).
    devices: [                                                      # Devices
        model: "Nexus6P",
        version: "23",
        locale: "ja_JP",
        orientation: "portrait"
        model: "Pixel2",
        version: "28"
    app_apk: "app-debug.apk",                                       # The path for your android app apk.
    # app_test_apk: "app-test.apk",                                 # The path for your android instrumentation test apk.
    # use_orchestrator: false,                                      # If you use orchestrator when set instrumentation test.
    console_log_file_name: "fastlane/console_output.log",  
    timeout: "3m",                                                  
    firebase_test_lab_results_bucket: "firebase_cats_test_bucket",  # If you want to naming bucket of GCS 
    # firebase_test_lab_results_dir: "firebase_cats_test_dir",      # If you want to naming results of GCS. (Maybe don't need it.) 
    slack_url: ENV["SLACK_URL"],                                    # If you want notify to Slack.

    # If you want notify to Github pull requests.
    github_owner: "******",                                         # Owner name. 
    github_repository: "************",                              # Repository name.
    github_pr_number: pr_number,                                    # If you using run on CI that need pull request number for auto comment.
    github_api_token: ENV["GITHUB_API_TOKEN"],                      #
    download_dir: ".results",                                       # If you want to download to the results of Firebase test lab.  

    # If you want to ignore some social sign-in buttons.
    extra_options: "--robo-directives ignore:image_button_sign_in_twitter=,ignore:image_button_sign_in_instagram="

Finish. Check your slack or Github PR

If you set slack_url: ENV["SLACK_URL"] to Fastfile.

If you set github_owner, github_repository, github_pr_number, github_api_token to Fastfile.

Issues and Feedback

For any other issues and feedback about this plugin, please submit it to this repository.


If you have trouble using plugins, check out the Plugins Troubleshooting guide.

Using fastlane Plugins

For more information about how the fastlane plugin system works, check out the Plugins documentation.

About fastlane

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Test your app with Firebase Test Lab with ease using fastlane for Android








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