What is Robotium?
It is an Android test automation framework that has full support for native and hybrid applications. It makes it easy to write powerful and robust automatic black-box UI tests for Android applications.
Robotium is a tool in the Mobile Test Automation category of a tech stack.
Robotium is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Robotium's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Robotium?
Android Studio, Gradle, Eclipse, Apache Maven, and Android OS are some of the popular tools that integrate with Robotium. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Robotium.
- Test Android apps, both native and hybrid
- Requires minimal knowledge of the application under test
- The framework handles multiple Android activities automatically
- Minimal time needed to write solid test cases
- Readability of test cases is greatly improved, compared to standard instrumentation tests
Robotium Alternatives & Comparisons
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