Automate Tests in iOS with Git Hooks

Tom Pearson
Mar 24 · 3 min read

Running Tests through the Command Line

xcodebuild \
-project YourProject.xcodeproj \
-scheme “YourTestScheme” \
-destination ‘platform=iOS Simulator,name=iPhone XR,OS=12.1’ test

Fishing for Commits

GIT_DIR=$(git rev-parse --git-dir)
echo "Installing hooks…"
ln -s ../../scripts/pre-commit.bash $GIT_DIR/hooks/pre-commit
echo “Done!”
echo “Running pre-commit hook”
xcodebuild -quiet -project YourProject.xcodeproj -scheme “YourTestScheme” -destination 'platform=iOS Simulator,name=iPhone XR,OS=12.1' test
if [ $? -ne 0 ]; then
echo “Tests must pass before commit!”
exit 1
git commit --no-verify …
chmod +x install-hooks.bash pre-commit.bash

Wrapping Up

Alternative Approach

Sources/Further Reading

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