setting up iOS automation using appium

You can follow below steps to set up the Appium environment in Mac OS X. You can install Appium.app from https://appium.io/downloads.html and start the server from GUI. It’s that simple. But you can install the appium from command line as well. You will need below software tools
  • Mac OSX 10.7 or higher
  • Xcode - 4.6.3 (Note that Xcode also installs the simulators like iPhone, iPad ect)
  • Command line build tools from within Xcode – https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/technotes/tn2339/_index.html
  • Java
Here are the commands to install node and appium.
 
brew install node
npm install -g appium
appium &

To uninstall appium, use below command.
 
npm uninstall -g appium

To kill the appium server, use below command
 
ps aux | grep appium
kill -9 <process id>

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