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Mobile App Testing - Main Challenges, Different Approaches, One Solution
Posted by Ely Hechtel in MobileMobile Development & Testing

Mobile app testing is crucial  for mobile app development in the digital transformation era we live in. A large number of companies are already aware of how important mobile app testing is, but most of them struggle with implementing it successfully in their development cycle. This free ebook gives an overview on this hot topic for those who are starting to approach this subject and for [...]

Things Robotium Can Do that Selendroid Can’t
Posted by Nadia Manaev in Mobile Development & Testing

Robotium and Selendroid are both strong testing solutions for mobile apps. But they’re not identical. What makes Robotium and Selendroid different? Find out in this post, which explains the things Robotium can do that Selendroid can’t when it comes to mobile testing. Robotium vs. Selendroid: Quick Overview Robotium is an extension of the Android testing framework. It allows you to [...]

Appium vs. Espresso
Posted by Vince Power in Appium ResourcesMobile Development & Testing

Are you building a mobile application on Android, and want to automate your UI testing, but are wondering where to start? If so, you’re not alone. There are many ways to perform UI testing for Android. In this article, I’ll provide some direction by discussing the pros and cons of two of the more popular tools for Android testing: Appium and Espresso. Descriptions of Espresso and [...]

Manual Testing on Mobile Devices
Posted by Brena Monteiro in MobileMobile Development & Testing

In the DevOps age, “manual” may sound like a bad word. But manual tests still have an important role to play, even for organizations that successfully automate most of their tasks. Nowhere is the importance of manual testing clearer than in the context of writing software for mobile devices. Below, I’ll discuss the importance of manual tests for mobile, and how to perform them. [...]

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: [...]

Samsung Galaxy S7 gets Android 7.0 Nougat and New Devices

Android 7.0 Nougat is rolling out for non-Google devices (Pixel and Nexus devices) and Samsung Galaxy S7 has updated! Other devices that have already received the update are Huawei P8 Lite 2017, LG G5, Sony Xperia Z5.  More devices are updated weekly, so keep an eye out on our DeviceLab! What’s new in Android 7.0 Nougat Apart from some new features, this update was focused on [...]

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