Setting up Appium environment in Mac OS X
You can follow below steps to set up the Appium environment in Mac OS X.
You can install Appium.app from https://appium.io/downloads.html and start the server from GUI. It’s that simple.
But you can install the appium from command line as well.
You will need below software tools
- Mac OSX 10.7 or higher
- Xcode > 4.6.3 (Note that Xcode also installs the simulators like iPhone, iPad ect)
- Command line build tools from within Xcode – https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/technotes/tn2339/_index.html
Here are the commands to install node and appium.
brew install node
npm install -g appium
To uninstall appium, use below command.
npm uninstall -g appium
To kill the appium server, use below command
ps aux | grep appium
kill -9 <process id>