Hybrid App Testing 101: Appium Techniques and Best Practices

A hybrid app is a mobile application that combines elements of both native and web applications. It uses a combination of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create a web view that can be embedded within a native app.

Techniques for Hybrid App Testing

POM is a design pattern that helps organize the code structure of the test automation framework, making it easier to maintain and update.

Use Page Object Model (POM)

Test for security vulnerabilities by performing security testing such as SQL injection, cross-site scripting, and data validation.

Test for Security Vulnerabilities

Test for performance by using load testing tools to simulate real-world user scenarios and identify performance bottlenecks.

Test for Performance

Test for accessibility by using tools that verify the app's compliance with WCAG 2.0 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines).

Test for Accessibility

Parallel testing can help speed up testing by running tests concurrently on multiple devices or emulators.

Use Parallel Testing

Test on Real Device

Best Practices for Hybrid App Testing

Use Cross-Platform Testing

Test on Multiple Browsers

Use Cloud-Based Testing

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