Appium 1.5 touch example w/ NodeJS & WD

Appium touch gestures can be confusing. The release of Appium 1.5 has fixed inconsistencies relating to the touch ‘move’ method. In previous versions of Appium, ‘move’ was relative on Android devices and absolute on iOS devices. As of Appium 1.5, both Android & iOS are relative to the current position.

Here’s an example of dragging an element around the screen. It uses the LGDragDrop sample app and the WD.js client.