In this post, we have prepared a curated top list of reading recommendations for beginners and experienced. This hand-picked list of the best Appium books and tutorials can help fill your brain this September and ensure you’re getting smarter. We have also mentioned the brief introduction of each book based on the relevant Amazon or Reddit descriptions.
Appium Essentials (2015)
Explore mobile automation with Appium and discover new ways to test native, web, and hybrid applications. This book is intended for automation testers and developers who want to enhance their skills from web-based automation to mobile application automation using Appium. Basic knowledge of mobile application testing, Selenium WebDriver, and programming is assumed. Nowadays, mobile automation is growing at a fast pace; this is where Appium comes in.
Author(s): Manoj Hans
Automate your mobile app testing. Are you a mobile developer or a software tester who wishes to use Appium for your test automation? If so, then this is the right book for you .You must have basic Java programming knowledge. You don’t need to have prior knowledge of Appium. Appium is an open source test automation framework for mobile applications. It allows you to test all three types of mobile applications: native, hybrid, and mobile web. It allows you to run the automated tests
Author(s): Nishant Verma
This book is for software developers, automation testers, Devops and engineers working on IT project. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced developer, this book will help you master the skills on Appium. The book starts with introduction of Appium and then dives into key concepts like creating appium project in IntelliJ IDEA, automating the native, hybrid and web Android as well as iOS applications. The book also covers advanced gestures like swiping, zooming, pinching, tapping operations as well. Book also covers how you can run your test on virtual devices as well as real phones.
Author(s): Mr. Paul Watson
If you’re an iOS developer or QA professional tapping through an app to reproduce bugs or performance issues you thought were solved two releases ago, then this is your book. Learn how to script the user interface, assert correct behavior, stub external dependencies, reproduce performance problems, organize test code for the long haul, and automate the whole process so the machine does the work. You’ll walk through a comprehensive strategy with techniques using Apple’s tools
Author(s): Jonathan Penn
Appium Recipes (2016)
Learn how Appium is implemented in Java and integrated with tools, such as TestNG, Cucumber, Maven, Jenkins and Selenium Grid to create test automation frameworks. With these frameworks, you can test mobile apps on simulators or real devices and create CICD pipelines. This brief book focuses on using Appium for automation on both Android and iOS platforms. Appium Recipes illustrates test automation framework and Cloud Test Lab scenarios that will empower you to take full advantage of Appium’s critical features to achieve continuous integration and deployments in your live projects.
Author(s): Shankar Garg
Hands-On Mobile App Testing (2015)
Hands On Mobile App Testing A Guide for Mobile Testers and Anyone Involved in the Mobile App Business
Author(s): Daniel Knott
This workbook contains extensive set of Mobile Testing & Appium (Mobile Automation Tool) Questions and Answers that can help clear your understanding on the topic and also help in responding to questions posed by an interviewee. With the difficulty level of questions ranging from low to high, we intend to cater to the requirements of masses.
Author(s): Raghav Arora
Best Books to Learn Appium
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some Appium books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
ID: 3176937, Publisher: iBooker it-ebooks, Year: 2021, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub
Selenium Framework Design in Keyword-Driven Testing: Automate Your Test Using Selenium and Appium (English Edition)
Author(s): Pinakin Ashok Chaubal
ID: 3080703, Publisher: BPB Publications, Year: 2020, Size: 7 Mb, Format: pdf
Mobile Test Automation with Appium: Mobile application testing made easy
Author(s): Nishant Verma
ID: 2186477, Publisher: Packt Publishing - ebooks Account, Year: 2017, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to The Wall Street Journal, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.