Teach your computer to take screenshots of your app so you don't have to anymore. This project simplifies the process of creating automated screenshots of your iOS app. Some assembly is required, as you need to define your screenshots. Once you do that, this code will take care of the rest.
See this blog post for more details: http://ksuther.com/2013/02/24/automating-ios-app-store-screenshots
Adding this to your project
- Include KSScreenshotManager in your project. Adding it as a submodule is probably the easiest way to do this. Be sure to check out the ios-sim submodule as well by running
git submodule update --init
KSScreenshotAction.mto your project
- Copy config.json.example and customize to suit your project
# Replace 'Screenhots Target' with your separate target name target 'Screenshots Target', :exclusive => true do pod 'KSScreenshotManager' end
An example project is located in Example (surprise!). It has a very simple KSScreenshotManager subclass named MyScreenshotManager. You can run it with the following command:
python make_screenshots.py config.json.example
This will compile the sample project then run the simulator build and dump the screenshots to /tmp/screenshots.
This version does not rely on the
ios-sim command anymore, instead relying solely on the
simctl command bundled with Xcode 6 and later.
The JSON configuration file references the simulators on your system. The names in
device_names should match the simulator names as set up in your Xcode devices. Xcode creates default simulators named iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, etc.
ios_version is optional if you want screenshots to be created with a particular iOS version. If
ios_version is not specified then the latest iOS version found will be used.
You can get a list of the enabled simulators on the command line by running
xcrun instruments -s devices and using its output to help your populate these configuration values. Note that connected hardware devices will also show up in this list. Run
xcrun simctl list for a list narrowed down to your simulators.
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