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Detox

Gray box end-to-end testing and automation library for mobile apps
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What is Detox?

High velocity native mobile development requires us to adopt continuous integration workflows, which means our reliance on manual QA has to drop significantly. It tests your mobile app while it's running in a real device/simulator, interacting with it just like a real user.
Detox is a tool in the Testing Frameworks category of a tech stack.
Detox is an open source tool with 11.1K GitHub stars and 1.9K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Detox's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Detox?

Companies
26 companies reportedly use Detox in their tech stacks, including Greener Bio, Newzera, and Taxfix.

Developers
63 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Detox.
Pros of Detox
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Grey box testing
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Automated testing

Detox's Features

  • Automatically Synchronized
  • Test Runner Independent
  • Debuggable

Detox Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Detox?
Appium
Appium is an open source test automation framework for use with native, hybrid, and mobile web apps. It drives iOS and Android apps using the WebDriver protocol. Appium is sponsored by Sauce Labs and a thriving community of open source developers.
Jest
Jest provides you with multiple layers on top of Jasmine.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
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