Telerik recently announced their new Test Studio for automated iOS
application testing. I’ve played around with the beta a bit and I’m impressed
with how easy it is to use. You build a library into your application (kind of
like iCuke makes you do) and then you activate a “record mode” in your app and
walk through your use cases. Unlike most other record and playback solutions
I’ve seen, this one tries hard to keep from being brittle by letting you
abstract your expected results and build tests out of sets of actions.
I think this is a good tool to have if your QA team wants record/playback
testing. And it works great if you need beta testers to record how they are
creating bugs. Personally, I’m more interested in well maintained, hand written
scripts for tests because of the power it gives you to express your intent.
Version control is more straightforward with written tests, too.
But I’m keeping this tool in mind.