Pradeep K
Pradeep K
May 22 · 2 min read

Appium is open source, free and cross-platform mobile App UI automation testing framework. Appium finds its use in cloud device connectivity, application management, dump and object spy as well as storyline highlighting.

The tutorial serves as a guide to install Apium Studio in Eclipse platform in windows.


Prerequisites for Installation

  1. Install Java

Download and install the latest version of java for developers by visiting Oracle website using the URL

2. Install Eclipse IDE

https://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/

  • “Download Eclipse IDE for Java Developers” and install it.

Appium installation using Marketplace

1. Open your Eclipse IDE and go to Help > Marketplace

2. Type “Appium Studio” in the search bar and hit “Go”

3. Select “Appium Studio for Eclipse” and install by approving by agreement

4. You can start further proceedings after the Eclipse gets rebooted.

Getting Started!

Once the Appium Studio is installed the next step is its “connection to a cloud device”.

To work with the cloud you require a “Cloud URL” and the “Access Key”. And to get the access key you should have a Username and Password.

  1. To Appium studio in Eclipse to use the cloud, click on “Appium Studio” and select “cloud configuration”.

A Login window for cloud will be opened. Provide your Access key and click “Ok”.

2. Then the next step is to add “Mobile” into the view.

3. Click “Window” > “Perspective” > “Open perspective” > “Other”.

You will get a window for perspectives as follows:

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Pradeep K

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Pradeep K

Founder and Chief Testing Officer at Testvox

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