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Robot Framework Automation Library for iOS

README.rst

robotframework-ioslibrary

robotframework-ioslibrary is a Robot Framework test library for all your iOS automation needs.

It uses Calabash iOS Server to communicate with your instrumented iOS application similar to how Selenium WebDriver talks to your web browser.

Installation

To install, just fetch the latest version from PyPI:.

pip install --upgrade robotframework-ioslibrary

Prepare your iOS app

To prepare your iOS app look at <https://github.com/calabash/calabash-ios#installation>

Install Waxsim

To get full simulator support, e.g.: for testing in app purchases you have to install waxsim.

Download the source from:

https://github.com/jonathanpenn/WaxSim/tarball/93d4dd1d137609eb2dd7dd97161d8b7d7b8267e9

change into the directory and build it with:

xcodebuild

Then add the binary to your path

Simulator Reset

To use Reset Simultor enable:

System preferences -> Accesability -> Enable access for Assisted devices

Usage

API documentation can be found at http://lovelysystems.github.com/robotframework-ioslibrary/IOSLibrary.html, here is an example on how to use it:

Setting Value
Library IOSLibrary

Test Case Action Argument Argument Argument
Example        
[Documentation] Starts the iOS Simulator and swipes    
Set Device URL localhost:37265    
Start Simulator      
Wait Until Keyword Succeeds 1 minute 5 seconds Is Device Available
Swipe right    
Rotate left    
Screen Should Contain Hello World    

License

robotframework is a port of the ruby-based calabash-ios and therefore licensed under the Eclipse Public License (EPL) v1.0

Development by Lovely Systems GmbH, sponsored by Axel Springer AG.

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