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Why You Should Abandon Traditional Mobile QA Methodology

Along with new development methods, mobile testing and QA practices have also changed in the last few years, leaning towards continuous integration and continuous delivery. This is pushing companies to abandon their traditional testing approach, moving towards adopting a more agile process to accelerate the products’ time to market.

Hybrid Apps and the Future of Mobile Computing
Posted by Twain Taylor in MobileMobile Development & Testing

The jury is out on which type of mobile app is the future of mobile computing. The stats point to native being the dominant app type in use. Most of the top 100 apps in the app stores are native, and comScore reports that 50% of all time spent digitally is spent on mobile apps (though it doesn’t give a split between native and hybrid), and just 7% is spent on mobile web apps. Source: [...]

Simulated vs. Real-Device Testing
Posted by Michael Churchman in MobileMobile Development & Testing

Simulated or real-device testing: Which one is best for your software? Here's a hint: the answer isn't the same for everybody. It depends largely on the platform, the type of tests, and the nature of your software. But before we go into details, let's take a quick look at the terminology, which can be a bit uncertain (if not outright confusing) at times. There are three terms that you're likely [...]

Mobile Apps and Continuous Delivery
Posted by Chris Tozzi in Continuous DeliveryGuest Blog PostsMobile

You can build a continuous delivery pipeline for any type of app—whether it’s designed to run on a desktop, mobile device, server, or anything else. But that doesn’t mean that the continuous delivery chain you create for one category of application will be identical to the one you build for a different type of app. The approach you take to continuous delivery will vary [...]

Mobile Application Security Testing

Mobile application security testing Security is a hot topic in the digital world and with the exponential growth of mobile apps available, delivering a perfectly working, highly secure app is crucial to user retention. It is important to let users know what information is being collected, as well as how and why companies are collecting it. Apps should only collect absolutely necessary [...]

5 Aspects to Consider When Testing Mobile Apps
Posted by Ely Hechtel in MobileMobile Development & Testing

Time equals money in nearly every business – and this is especially true for software and mobile app development. Products are released in increasingly shorter cycles, which requires the software dev lifecycle to be perfectly optimized for CI/CD. Continuous testing plays a crucial role in every release cycle, that’s why it’s strongly recommended to have a sound testing strategy [...]

So, What’s This I Hear About Appium Automating Desktop Apps?
Posted by Dan Cuellar in AppiumGuest Blog PostsMobileMobile Development & Testing

As of you may have read in my last blog post, Appium is spreading the use of Selenium JSON-wire protocol beyond the world of web and mobile and into new and exciting spaces. Windows Windows has finally arrived after steadily marching forward for the last few years. I wrote a prototype at the end of 2014 for using the Microsoft test automation APIs to drive Windows Phone applications. I took my [...]

Sauce Labs Acquires TestObject
Posted by Bill McGee in MobileNews & Product Updates

Today marks a significant milestone in Sauce Labs history - we have acquired TestObject to expand our mobile testing capabilities with their advanced real device platform. Sauce Labs now offers the only comprehensive automated and manual testing solution on the market for web and mobile applications, spanning desktops, simulators/emulators, and real devices (press release).With this acquisition, [...]

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