Testing React Native Apps on Android and iOS

These apps are regular native Android and iOS apps, and basically any test automation frameworks works for them: Robotium, Appium, Calabash, uiautomator, Espresso, Jasmine, UI Automation, TestNG, Frank, KIF and many others! Therefore, you do have a great freedom of choice when you build your apps based on React Native framework. Contains example scripts for […]

A faster, more stable Chrome on iOS

The Chromium Blog: In Chrome 48 we’ve made the switch from UIWebView to WKWebView, leading to dramatic improvements in stability, speed, responsiveness, and web compatibility. The improvements are indeed remarkable and – from a user’s point of view – very noticeable. Additionally it’s also more stable: With WKWebView’s out-of-process rendering, when the web view crashes […]

JockeyJS

JockeyJS is a dual-iOS and Android library that facilitates two-way communication between native applications and JavaScript apps running inside them. Here’s an iOS example: // Send an event to JavaScript, passing a payload. // payload can be an NSDictionary or NSArray, or anything that is serializable to JSON. // It can be nil. [Jockey send:@”event-name” […]

iOS9 MobileSafari Viewport Problem

The viewport is set incorrectly when the viewport meta tag is specified with initial-scale=1 or width=device-width, and the page contains an element (e.g. div tag) that is wider than the desired viewport’s boundary. In the screenshot above (courtesy @RWD) you can see that the off-screen menu actually appears on-screen in iOS9. Apple changed how iOS9 […]

Your iPhone’s lockscreen is unsafe

Before you know it, anyone with physical access to your ‘locked’ device could be accessing your personal photographs and contacts. Even with the latest iOS 9.0.1 update, your iPhone’s lockscreen is unsafe → On a sidenote: The audio stack of my iPhone crashed today — “Hello IT, have you tried …”

FBSimulatorControl – A Mac OS X library for managing and manipulating iOS Simulators

Just launched by Facebook: FBSimulatorControl, A Mac OS X library for managing, booting and interacting with multiple iOS Simulators simultaneously. FBSimulatorControl works by linking with the private DVTFoundation, CoreSimulator and DVTiPhoneSimulatorRemoteClient frameworks that are present inside the Xcode bundle. Doing this allows FBSimulatorControl to talk directly to the same APIs that Xcode and simctl do. […]

ionic emulate “[__NSArrayM localizedDescription]: unrecognized selector sent to instance 0x7fd64840e790”

Got this error when running ionic emulate: 2015-03-16 11:13:24.112 ios-sim[50548:9106309] stderrPath: /Users/bramus/Projects/ionic/todos/platforms/ios/cordova/console.log 2015-03-16 11:13:24.113 ios-sim[50548:9106309] stdoutPath: /Users/bramus/Projects/ionic/todos/platforms/ios/cordova/console.log 2015-03-16 11:13:24.140 ios-sim[50548:9106309] -[__NSArrayM localizedDescription]: unrecognized selector sent to instance 0x7fec20d08400 2015-03-16 11:13:24.140 ios-sim[50548:9106309] *** Terminating app due to uncaught exception ‘NSInvalidArgumentException’, reason: ‘-[__NSArrayM localizedDescription]: unrecognized selector sent to instance 0x7fec20d08400’ *** First throw call stack: ( 0 […]