Testing Your React Native App With Expo & Appium

Colin Wren
The Startup
Published in
6 min readAug 14, 2020

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An example of Appium driving the Android Emulator to run an automated drag and drop test within the Storybook React Native framework

At the start of July I decided to bite the bullet and take a run at building my own app, JiffyCV. I had built a number of React Native apps for others but this was going to be all mine and so far it’s been an incredibly rewarding experience.

I started the project by doing some user research and then used that to build a series of mockups in Figma to carry out usability testing on

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Colin Wren
The Startup

Currently building reciprocal.dev. Interested in building shared understanding, Automated Testing, Dev practises, Metal, Chiptune. All views my own.