What are the best test automation frameworks for iOS development?

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    #1Appium

    Appium

    Appium is a test automation framework that is open source and is designed to be used with native, hybrid, and mobile web apps. It supports iOS, Android and Windows apps because it uses the WebDriver protocol.


    Other

    Free

    Olivia Shi
    Written on February 26, 2017
    "This app is pretty neat when it comes to testing your apps. You can test all apps on iOS, android and hybrids. It is easy to follow if you have the knowledge of building and coding apps. I liked it because you can test all your apps in one place. "
  2. 3

    #2XCTest

    XCTest

    Use the XCTest framework to write unit tests for your Xcode projects that integrate seamlessly with Xcode's testing workflow. Tests assert that certain conditions are satisfied during code execution, and record test failures (with optional messages) if those conditions are not satisfied.

    Websites

    Free

    Jeffrey Hamilton
    Written on June 30, 2017
    "I started using the XCTest framework for my projects and it was a lifesaver, or time saver. I used XCTest to check my performance regressions and the performance of blocks of code. I liked the user interface to validate user interaction flows. "
  3. 2

    #3UI testing in XCode

    UI testing in XCode

    UI testing lets you find and interact with the user interface of the app you are developing for validating what you have been doing. The UI testing form XCODE also gives you the possibility to generate and creat code exercicing the app UI.


    Software

    Mac

    Free

    Teresa Gomez
    Written on April 26, 2017
    "This solution allows Apple platform users a test automation framework."
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    #4calabash-ios

    calabash-ios
    Calabash helps automate and test any iOS or Android app, native or hybrid, from the UI level down. Xamarin provides both the automation framework as well as the device cloud, so you can enjoy perfect integration and continuous improvements to Calabash in response to customer needs.
    Websites

    Free

    Catherine Moore
    Written on April 10, 2017
    "Calabash-ios is a terrific site for testing automation frameworks as pertains to iOS development. The site is open sourced and freeware. I have written and tested code for an iOS platform and even tested native apps and how my code did, and did not, affect these native apps. It's a great site that has allowed me to verify all my code in a safe and bug-free environment."

Summary

Best What are the best test automation frameworks for iOS development
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1AppiumOther 7 Free
2XCTestWebsites 3 Free
3UI testing in XCodeSoftware 2 Free
4calabash-iosWebsites 1 Free
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