Wednesday, November 05, 2014

culebra: cross-device application tests

In the previous post, we demonstrated how a real python unit test can be generated using the new culebra GUI to test any application or set of applications in any Android device by just interacting with the representation of the device screen, that looks pretty much as the emulator.

We also mentioned that the generated script does not store screen coordinates to interact with the Views but its logical attributes like content description, text or ids.

Well, now we will be demonstrating how the generated test that launches Calculator, enter some operation and verifies the actual result can be run unaffected on a completely different device. Remember that we used a Nexus 4 emulator to interact and generate the test and now we will be using a Nexus 7 tablet to run it.

Without further ado, here is the recorded screen of this Nexus 7 tablet running the test.

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