iOS testing frameworks and Appurify

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Posted by Anonymous on 23 Sep 2013 at 17:17

Recently, I had a chance to experience some parts in the world of iOS testing. This post is my opinion on various testing frameworks, and the promising, powerful testing and debugging platform - Appurify.
 
- KIF: tests are written in Objective-C and divided into three "levels": Test Controller, Test Scenarios and Test Steps. Nice structure -- but we will have to create more files. KIF aims to directly manipulate the app and attempts to imitate actual user input. The limitation for that is KIF can not handle system views such as in-app purchase popups, which are outside of the app's scope.
 
- Subliminal: tests are based on UIAutomation while being written entirely in Objective-C. It was created to solve the problems KIF left - handling system scope views....