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Will there be support for Hybrid Apps using a webview (like cordova/phonegap) as ui using Appium?

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robcvdv
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Will there be support for Hybrid Apps using a webview (like cordova/phonegap) as ui using Appium?

I can only find support for actual hybrid app testing using the legacy methids. But they require devices connected localy. No cloud device farm options as far as I could find. But using a device farm is one of my main requirements. 

Will there be support for hybrid apps using appium in the short future?

Are there any known workarounds to testing a hybrid app using appium that allows to record the tests instead of pure scripting? (else I'd rather use webdriverio + jasmine or sortalike).

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AlexKaras
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@sonya_m :

Sonya, I think this is a good question that a lot of Community members might be interested in. Thank you.

 

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sonya_m
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Hi @robcvdv and @AlexKaras !

I spoke with the team and can say that this task has a really high priority for the devs at the moment. I can't name any time frames but looks like they are almost done investigating and will launch the development process soon.

 


Sonya Mihaljova
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Hi Sonya,

 

Thank you a lot for the detailed prompt reply.

Much appreciated indeed!

 

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Thanks, that would be great. Please keep us updated if this is going to be released as a beta or even alpha that is available.

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