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Shankar Garg, Appium Recipes, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2418-2_1

1. Getting Started with Appium

Shankar Garg

(1)Gurgoan, Haryana, India

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In this chapter, you will learn how to do the following:

  • Install Appium via Node Package Manager (NPM)

  • Run Appium via a graphical user interface (GUI) app

  • Understand capabilities in Appium

A few years back, mobile automation was an enigma to everyone, but thanks to Appium, that’s not the case anymore. Appium is capable of automating both Android apps and iOS apps, so now there’s no need to learn two different tools for two different ...

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