Ashwaq A. Alotaibi

Work place: Department of Information Technology, Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia



Research Interests: Information Systems, Information Retrieval, Information Theory, Algorithmic Information Theory


Ashwaq Awad Alotaibi received her BS degree in Information Technology from Faculty of Computing and Information Technology from King Abdulaziz University. She is pursuing her MS degree in Information Technology in King Abdulaziz University.

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Novel Framework for Automation Testing of Mobile Applications using Appium

By Ashwaq A. Alotaibi Rizwan J. Qureshi

DOI:, Pub. Date: 8 Feb. 2017

Testing is an important phase in system development to improve the quality, reliability, and performance of software systems. As more and more mobile applications are developed, testing and quality assurance are vital to developing successful products. Users are widely opening browsers on mobiles to interact with web pages. It is important to ensure that our web application will be compatible with mobile browsers and applications. There is a need for a framework that can be applied to test different mobile browsers and applications. This paper proposes a novel framework for automation testing of mobile applications using Appium tool. The novel framework uses automation testing to reduce effort and speed up the process of automated testing on a mobile device. Survey is conducted to validate the proposed framework.

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