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Tech Talk: The Mobile Test Pyramid
Posted by Kimberly Falk in Mobile Development & Testing

It’s no secret that mobile apps are a requirement for any organization that wants to engage with their users. But customer experience is everything, and while there has been a lot of discussion around mobile development practices, it seems that testing is being left behind. Teams that are undertaking new mobile projects often feel lost when it comes to testing these applications, and are [...]

How to Future-Proof Your Mobile Testing Strategy

How can you future-proof your mobile testing strategy? Given the rate at which significant mobile hardware and software updates appear, this is a critical question to answer. Keep reading for tips on ensuring that your mobile testing workflow is ready to keep evolving, along with the mobile hardware and software it needs to support. The ever-changing nature of mobile testing One of the challenges [...]

Future Advances in Mobile Hardware — and What They Mean for Mobile Testing
Posted by Twain Taylor in Mobile Development & Testing

Mobile hardware constantly changes as OEMs find ways to push the limits of what's possible with a mobile device. Such mobile hardware changes have implications for the entire application development and delivery cycle, including mobile software testing. QA teams therefore need to stay on top of new trends and ensure the apps they help manage work on outdated devices for as long as possible, while [...]

Simulators vs. Emulators: What’s the Difference, Anyway?
Posted by Chris Riley in MobileMobile Development & TestingSoftware Development & Testing

In the world of software testing, it’s common to hear folks talk about simulators and emulators as if the terms are synonymous. To a certain extent, that makes sense. Simulators and emulators are similar in many ways, and the differences between them don’t always matter from the perspective of a test engineer. But the fact remains that simulators and emulators are different beasts. If [...]

5 Tips for Building a Mobile App that People Actually Use
Posted by Twain Taylor in MobileMobile Development & TestingSoftware Development & Testing

Whether a startup or large enterprise, every organization is in the business of building mobile apps. Tremendous growth is expected in both usage of and revenue from mobile apps between now and 2022. AppAnnie currently estimates that the four billion connected mobile devices now in use worldwide will double to eight billion devices in 2022. These devices will account for revenue growth estimated [...]

When Should You Use Real-Device Testing, Exactly?
Posted by Cordny Nederkoorn in MobileMobile Development & TestingSoftware Development & Testing

In our present age of virtualized, software-defined everything, it can sometimes feel archaic to do anything directly on real, bare-metal hardware, whether hosting a server or testing software. Virtual environments tend to be more flexible, nimble and scalable than those that run directly on real hardware. You may think, then, that there is little reason ever to test software on real devices, as [...]

Evolving Your Testing Strategy to Support Mobile Testing
Posted by Scott Fitzpatrick in Guest Blog PostsMobile Development & Testing

Mobile is eating the world—or so some say, at least—and it’s increasingly likely that your organization is now developing mobile applications in addition to traditional non-mobile applications. These may be new applications or mobile versions of existing applications. With the trend toward mobile development comes a need to adjust your testing strategy to support these mobile [...]

Advanced Support for iOS and Android Native Test Automation Frameworks Enhances Continuous Testing for Mobile App Development

Today, we announced advanced support for iOS and Android Native Test Automation Frameworks. This means whether you come from a testing or a development background, we support a framework that will make it seamless for you to continuously test your mobile apps. Mobile test automation engineers have long enjoyed our integration and support for Appium. Now, developers can more easily experience the [...]

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