Ranorex automating Firefox mobile apk browser elements

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Ranorex automating Firefox mobile apk browser elements

Post by diogogmaio » Thu Nov 17, 2016 12:33 pm

Is it possible?
For my company this is extremely relevant in the near future and to accept the tool in a wider scope.
I know that you can automate through the browser Rx but i am talking about instrumenting the firefox app and then validate like the same way of the browser RX...images, text and so on...

Is it possible?
Please help.

Thanks in advamnce

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Re: Ranorex automating Firefox mobile apk browser elements

Post by odklizec » Fri Nov 18, 2016 8:24 am

Hi,

Usually, it's not possible to instrument and automate 3rd party apps. It's not a Ranorex problem. It's a security thing given by Android/iOS. There is nothing Ranorex folks can do about it. And this is why there is RxBrowser app.But of course, you can give it a shot. Have you tried to instrument the Firefox apk? ;)
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Re: Ranorex automating Firefox mobile apk browser elements

Post by diogogmaio » Fri Nov 18, 2016 3:25 pm

Yes and it is not possible.
Sadly.
All the browser apps should be the same...chrome, dolphin and so on :S

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Re: Ranorex automating Firefox mobile apk browser elements

Post by diogogmaio » Mon Nov 21, 2016 5:50 pm

Impossible and a big limitation.

Thanks for the support

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Re: Ranorex automating Firefox mobile apk browser elements

Post by odklizec » Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:01 pm

Limitation? Maybe, but definitely not a Ranorex limitation. It's Android/iOS security limitation.
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Re: Ranorex automating Firefox mobile apk browser elements

Post by diogogmaio » Mon Nov 28, 2016 3:52 pm

I can understand that.
The truth is that if the user wants to see their website on firefox android and test it.
They cannot!

So it is a limitation...even if it is not a Ranorex related one.