Arquillian Droidium 1.0.0.Final Released

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The Arquillian team is proud to announce the 1.0.0.Final release of the Arquillian Droidium component!

We are proud to announce the first final release of Arquillian Droidium component. There were lot of alpha releases where we were polishing stability and API for developers.

Arquillian Droidium is its simplicity the container for Android, both Android emulators and physical devices. Arquillian Droidium makes testing of your Android application, when it comes to functional testing, a breeze.

The biggest strength of Arquillian Droidium lays in its simplicity. Droidium is very smart in hiding unnecessary boiler plate code you have to set up every time. Droidium tests are very clean, easy to read and maintain. You can focus purely on your testing logic.

Arquillian Droidium consists of two core extensions. The first one implements Android container as such, deployment of APKs to your device, starting, stopping and connecting to your Android devices and so one. The second core extension, Droidium Native extension, brings functional testing to your mobile environment.

Functional testing of Android devices is enabled by using the Selendroid libraries. Droidium integrates seamlessly with Arquillian Graphene and Arquillian Drone extensions to deliver first class on-steroids Selenium testing experience in mobile environments.

Arquillian Droidium is not afraid of other container adapters on its classpath at all. You are able to run your Arquillian tests with Android device as well as with your ordinary Java EE container simultaneously. This brings interesting testing scenarios into play where you can deploy your backend Java EE application into ordinary container and you can test your Android APK which communicates with your Java EE backend.

But there is more! Not only you can mix these containers together, you can run more Android containers concurrently which brings even more interesting testing scenarios, where you can test the communication between Android devices very easily.

Arquillian Droidium is able to record your tests as well. You can take screenshots of your Android device along the test execution and these screenshots will be persisted for further inspection in a very concise Arquillian report e.g. as an HTML file.

But we have not stopped with screenshots. You can even take videos of your Android tests directly in the test class via the very simple recorder API.

What is Arquillian?

Arquillian is open source software that empowers you to test JVM-based applications more effectively. Created to defend the software galaxy from bugs, Arquillian brings your test to the runtime so you can focus on testing your application's behavior rather than managing the runtime. Using Arquillian, you can develop a comprehensive suite of tests from the convenience of your IDE and run them in any IDE, build tool or continuous integration environment.

Release details

Component Arquillian Droidium
Version 1.0.0.Final view tag
Release date 2015-03-10
Released by Stefan Miklosovic
Compiled against

Published artifacts org.arquillian.extension

  • org.arquillian.extension » arquillian-droidium-platform-spi jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.extension » arquillian-droidium-platform jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.container » arquillian-droidium-container-api jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.container » arquillian-droidium-container-spi jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.container » arquillian-droidium-container jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.extension » arquillian-droidium-multiple-containers jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.protocol » arquillian-protocol-android jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.extension » arquillian-droidium-native-api jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.extension » arquillian-droidium-native-spi jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.extension » arquillian-droidium-native jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.droidium.archetype » arquillian-droidium-archetype-native-test jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.extension » arquillian-droidium-screenshooter jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.extension » arquillian-droidium-recorder jar javadoc pom

Release notes and resolved issues 7

  • ARQ-1919 - Android SDK with no images fails while testing on physical device
  • ARQ-1916 - Update Droidium to Arquillian 1.1.7
  • ARQ-1917 - Update Droidium to Spacelift 1.0.0.Alpha6
  • ARQ-1920 - Update Droidium to use Selendroid 0.14.0
  • ARQ-1928 - Update Droidium to use Arquillian Recorder 1.0.0.Final
  • ARQ-1933 - Update Droidium to use Selendroid 0.15.0
  • ARQ-1934 - Update Droidium to use Drone 2.0.0.Alpha4

Thanks to the following list of contributors: Stefan Miklosovic