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August 23, 2022

How to Do Flutter Integration Testing With Perfecto

Mobile Application Testing
Mobile Application Development

The Flutter framework is very popular among app developers — it is an easy-to-use open-source UI framework that makes building both iOS and Android apps simpler and faster. If it is important to our customers, it is important to Perfecto.

Our primary motivating force is to support the frameworks and technologies that our customers know and love. That is why we’re proud to offer an enterprise-grade private cloud solution to support Flutter integration testing for native mobile applications. Now you can perform Flutter-based integration tests that test applications end-to-end to ensure high quality.

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Using Perfecto for Flutter Integration Testing

With Perfecto, you can enjoy Flutter integration support for both iOS and Android apps. That means testing to your heart’s desire on real devices (with virtual device testing to come) to ensure your app is of the highest quality. Flutter integration testing with Perfecto is a seamless, end-to-end process that allows you to feel confident that what you are building will be up to the task required of it.

You will not have to worry about any sort of disruption within your app development cycle. Test your native mobile Flutter apps on Perfecto’s real devices as part of your CI/CD pipeline. Stay within the Flutter ecosystem — since we know from experience how much our valued partners enjoy it — and continue to use the DART programming language.

Basically, the long and short of it is that with Perfecto’s Flutter integration testing, you can enjoy all the aspects of the framework you have come to love while also putting your apps through a testing gauntlet that will ensure a high-quality finished product.

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Why Perfecto for Flutter Integration Testing

The application you and your team have worked so hard to bring to life deserves to be cared for by a trusted partner. Perfecto is secure, reliable, and takes care of all the maintenance associated with cloud infrastructure and mobile devices. That way, you do not have to worry about dealing with downtime, network clogging, and other issues that come with in-house architecture. Leave all that headache-inducing stuff to us.

Additionally, Perfecto is an industry leader in enterprise-grade cloud capabilities to allow your team to scale however your needs dictate. With the kind of scaling flexibility that Perfecto offers, you can deploy more tests at a faster rate to keep up with all your necessary test permutations.

Once your tests are up and running, it is important to be able to leverage the data they produce into actionable takeaways. With Perfecto’s smart reporting, you can quickly identify and fix issues in your Flutter integration tests. Not many platforms let you have your cake (robust testing) and eat it too (highly actionable data).

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Flutter Integration Testing in Action

Setting up Flutter for iOS and Android apps is a breeze and can be done in just a few steps. Check out the quick visual tour of how to set up Flutter Integration Testing for iOS below.

  1. Install necessary tools: Gradle,Java and Flutter
  2. Create an .ipa file following the iOS Device Testing instructions.
  3. Configure the Perfecto client environment by preparing the build.gradle file and a JSON configuration file.
  4. Execute the Perfecto Gradle plugin.
  5. View the test execution report in Perfecto.
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Bottom Line

Now it's your turn!

Our customers love how Perfecto integrates with popular, dev-friendly frameworks. It is why they continue to choose Perfecto over other platforms that are, quite frankly, not up to the task.

For those new to Perfecto, welcome. It is never too late to make a change for the better. We help you test thoroughly so you can deliver amazing apps with confidence. Don’t believe us? Give us a try.

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