Monday, November 1, 2010

Perform stress-test on your applications using Monkey, a UI/Application Exerciser.

The Monkey is a program that runs on your emulator or device and generates pseudo-random streams of user events such as clicks, touches, or gestures, as well as a number of system-level events. You can use the Monkey to stress-test applications that you are developing, in a random yet repeatable manner.

The simplest way to use the monkey is with the following command, which will launch your application and send 500 pseudo-random events to it.

$ adb shell monkey -v -p 500

For more information about command options for Monkey, see the complete UI/Application Exerciser Monkey documentation page.

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