While automated functional tests using appium acts as safety net, there is something missing. Often, we find issues like:
“Sign-In button has shifted a bit and user have to scroll down to see it”
“We asked to change background color of screen-X, it got changed for Screen-Y screen as well”
“Why has fonts of this link become so tiny?”
For mobile apps, look and feel of an application is extremely important. With long running projects, any minor refactoring can change your app’s looks. functional testing tools like Appium can not help us in this case.
Most of the clients are not wanting to use any cloud based solutions, reason been cost and security concerns.
Solution was to build a in-house tool which is Nakal