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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the previous chapter you were briefly introduced to Appium Desired Capabilities. This is a core capability of Appium. In this chapter we will take a deep dive into this feature. Appium Desired Capabilities help us to configure the...

Appium 1.12.0 is a minor release. General Fix wrong coordination in find element by . #306, #307 Added fixImageTemplateScale and defaultImageTemplateScale to arrange image comparison logic. iOS Add eventLoopIdleDelaySec capability. Delays the invocation of -[XCUIApplicationProcess setEventLoopHasIdled:] by the number of seconds specified with this capability. This can help quiescence apps that fail to do so for no obvious reason...


XebiaLabs is an independent software company specializing in DevOps and continuous delivery for large enterprise organizations. XebiaLabs offers the XebiaLabs DevOps Platform, a solution for Application Release Automation.


Kobiton integrates real-device mobile testing into your DevOps process, with support for over 350 mobile devices and the ability to connect to local on-premises devices. The Kobiton integration for XebiaLabs allows you to plan, automate, and optimize mobile device testing as part of your release pipelines. The Kobiton integration for XebiaLabs can:
  • List available devices for automated tests
  • Install applications on a device
  • Executed automated tests using Appium

Configure Kobiton on XebiaLabs

  1. In the XL Release home page, go to Settings > Shared configuration > Kobiton: Server > step 2
  2. Fill all information to identify Kobiton server
    • Enter the name of your Kobiton Server
    • Enter your Kobiton Username
    • Enter Kobiton API Key
    • Enter the URL of Kobiton API: https://api.kobiton.com/docs/
    • Enter the URL connect to Executor Server: https://executor.kobiton.com
    • Click Save button
    • Click Test button to verify the connection with Kobiton server

Appium 1.11.0 is a minor release. iOS Fix issues with MJPEG video streaming #134 Xcode 10.2 device list support appium/node-simctl#77 Android Add chromedriverDisableBuildCheck capability which sets the --disable-build-check flag on Chromedriver #474 Add skipDeviceInitialization capability which speeds up session startup for cases where Appium doesn't need to wait for the device, push a settings app, or...

Introduction In the early days of commercialized software, when IBM introduced the PC that changed the world and fragmentation was not yet an issue, developers were held to less rigorous quality assurance standards. However, as more players entered the market, lowering barriers to entry and closing...

Introduction If you use Appium, you probably have used the Appium Desktop app. With the latest release of the desktop, Appium has Kobiton devices integrated and accessible directly from the app. From Appium's site: "Appium Desktop is an app for Mac, Windows, and Linux which gives you the...

What is TestFlight? TestFlight is a platform provided by Apple that allows you to invite users to test your apps and collect valuable feedback before releasing your apps on the App Store. You can invite up to 10,000 testers using just their email address or by sharing a public link....

Appium 1.10.0 is a minor release. General Bring Espresso Driver out of beta and into general availability Support Xcode 10, discontinue support for Xcode 8 Bump up minimum Node version to 8 and minimum NPM version to 6 Improve string extractions for Android and iOS Fix...