What is Frank?

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What is Frank?

Frank is an open source automation tool that is used strictly for functional testing iOS based applications, providing ability to write tests scenarios in structured English sentences, using Cucumber. Frank is ‘Selenium for native iOS apps’.

Frank-Open Source-iPhone-Automation-Tool
Frank-Open Source-iPhone-Automation-Tool

Frank requires to be compiled inside the application under test and that implies mandatory changes to the source code. That means that if you want to test a mobile application with Frank you need to have access to the application’s source code. It’s a tool uses a combination of Cucumber and JSON commands which are sent to a server that is running inside the application and leverages UISpec to run the commands.

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Valentin Popa
Valentin Popa (QA Enthusiast) Romania

 

 

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