In this movie, you'll learn when and how to use Monkey, as well as how to launch Monkey from the command line.
- [Voiceover] If you're like me,…when you heard that two facilities…to help you test your Android app…are named "Monkey" and "monkeyrunner",…you probably had to hold back a little snicker.…Turns out, these are serious tools…to help you improve your apps.…Despite their common sounding name, Monkey and monkeyrunner…are two different and generally unrelated tools.…Monkey, which we'll look at in this video,…is a stress testing tool.…Monkeyrunner, the topic of the next video,…is an API that allows you to write tests…that control the emulator or device…from off the emulator or device.…
So what is Monkey?…Ever pocket dialed someone?…Or perhaps, sit on your phone and accidentally start up…an app and trigger functionality on the app?…Or my favorite, has your phone…ever landed in the hands of a toddler?…They just love all those buttons and sounds…the device makes.…Monkey is a tool that, in a way,…mimics your pocket dialing or toddler's use of the device…but with a lot more volume.…It's a command line tool launched from the ADB shell.…
AuthorJames P White
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- Executing instrumented tests
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