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Calabash iOS 0.20.0

This release provides support for iOS 9 and iOS 10 with Xcode 8.

If you need to test iOS 8, you must have Xcode 7 installed. macOS Sierra does not support Xcode 7, so keep that in mind when making your macOS upgrade plans.

Apple has removed UIAutomation from Xcode 8. Our replacement for UIAutomation is DeviceAgent. DeviceAgent is based on Apple's XCUITest framework.

Our goal for this transition is 100% backward compatibility with UIAutomation. We think we are close, but we need your help to discover what is missing. Since UIAutomation is not available, all uia_* calls now raise an error when tests are run with DeviceAgent. The text of the error will have workarounds and examples to help you transition your tests. When you find something you cannot do with DeviceAgent, please create a GitHub issue.

Please see the DeviceAgent on the Calabash iOS Wiki for more details.


  • Calabash iOS server == 0.20.0
  • run_loop >= 2.2.0
  • Ruby >= 2.2; the latest ruby is preferred.

These two wiki pages have instructions for updating the most recent versions.

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