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Appium with Mocha

Your guide to running tests using MochaJS on BrowserStack’s Appium Grid of 3000+ real devices.

Run tests on 3000+ real devices and desktop browsers

Prerequisites

  • You need to have BrowserStack Username and Access key, which you can find in your account profile. If you have not created an account yet, you can sign up for a Free Trial
  • Node v16 installed on your machine.

Run a sample build

Run a sample MochaJS test build using the following steps:

Get our sample project

Get our sample project using one of the following options.

Option 1: Download the project

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Option 2: Clone the sample repository

Clone our sample repository and navigate to the root folder.

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Configure the config file

Configure a few parameters in the browserstack.yml config file to run the sample build.

Set access credentials

Use the userName and accessKey variables to set your BrowserStack access credentials in the browserstack.yml file to authenticate your tests.

Configure browser or device combinations

Use one of our sample apps to run your first Appium test on BrowserStack App Automate. Choose from the options below:

Parallel thread #1
Parallel thread #2
Parallel thread #3

Copy and replace the browserstack.yml config file

Replace the contents of browserstack.yml situated in the root directory of this project with the given config.

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Execute the build on BrowserStack

Based on the devices and app selected, cd to the right project, install dependencies, and run a sample test build on BrowserStack

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After you have successfully run your first test on BrowserStack, try integrating your test suite with BrowserStack

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