Expo and Appium


#1

We’re looking to run UI Automation on our app generated with CRNA using Appium. I am able to generate an Enterprise Distribution build via the CRNA CLI but not a Developer build. Is there a way to do this with the built-in CLI or a custom script? If not, do I need to eject the app just to generate a Developer build?


#2

We don’t support Debug builds right now (no near-term plans either) so you’ll have to eject.


#3

@ide thanks for the reply. I know its a few months late but I had a follow-up question:

As I mentioned in my original post, Appium requires the iOS .ipa file to be signed using a Developer certificate. For apps that are ejected with ExpoKit, is this still a possibility? From what I’ve tried so far, it looks like ejecting to ExpoKit still requires the app be built using Expo SDK, which does not support Developer cert signing.

In regards to UI Automation, what have folks around here used?