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AWS Device Farm
Developer Guide (API Version 2015-06-23)

Document History

The following table describes the important changes to the documentation since the last release of this guide.

  • API version: 2015-06-23

  • Latest documentation update: March 21, 2017

Change Description Date Changed
Support for Appium 1.6.3 You can now set the Appium version for your Appium custom tests. March 21, 2017
Set the execution timeout for test runs

You can set the execution timeout for a test run or for all tests in a project. Learn more about Set the Execution Timeout for Test Runs in AWS Device Farm.

February 9, 2017
Network Shaping

You can now simulate network connections and conditions for a test run. Learn more about Simulate Network Connections and Conditions.

December 8, 2016
New Troubleshooting Section

You can now troubleshoot test package uploads using a set of procedures designed to resolve error messages you might encounter in the Device Farm console. Learn more about Troubleshooting.

August 10, 2016
Remote Access Sessions

You can now remotely access and interact with a single device in the console. Learn more about Working with Remote Access.

April 19, 2016
Device Slots Self-Service

You can now purchase device slots using the AWS Management Console, the AWS Command Line Interface, or the API. Learn more about how to Purchase Device Slots.

March 22, 2016
How to stop test runs

You can now stop test runs using the AWS Management Console, the AWS Command Line Interface, or the API. Learn more about how to Stop a Run in AWS Device Farm.

March 22, 2016
New XCTest UI test types

You can now run XCTest UI custom tests on iOS applications. Learn more about the XCTest UI test type.

March 8, 2016
New Appium Python test types

You can now run Appium Python custom tests on Android and iOS applications, as well as Web applications. Learn more about Test Types in AWS Device Farm.

January 19, 2016
Web Application test types

You can now run Appium Java JUnit and TestNG custom tests on Web applications. Learn more about Working with Custom Web App Tests in AWS Device Farm.

November 19, 2015
AWS Device Farm Gradle Plugin

Learn more about how to install and use the Device Farm Gradle Plugin.

September 28, 2015
New Android Built-in Test: Explorer

Learn more about Built-in: Explorer (Android). The explorer test crawls your app by analyzing each screen as if it were an end user and takes screenshots as it explores.

September 16, 2015
iOS support added

Learn more about testing iOS devices and running iOS tests (including XCTest) in Working with Test Types in AWS Device Farm.

August 4, 2015
Initial public release

This is the initial public release of the AWS Device Farm Developer Guide.

July 13, 2015