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Why Automated Testing is Critical to Your Mobile Applications
Posted by Mike Mackrory in Mobile Development & Testing

For even the most battle-hardened developer, the world of mobile development can be fraught with pitfalls and unseen dangers. No longer is the developer simply responsible for producing bug-free and fault-tolerant code—now they must deploy those solutions into an environment with: An ever-increasing number of devices, each with a unique set of special features Software updates and [...]

3 Things to Consider as You Adopt a Mobile Regression Testing Plan
Posted by Sauce Labs in MobileMobile Development & Testing

As testers who focus primarily on testing web and desktop applications, what is the difference between regression testing traditional web/desktop applications and mobile applications? The standard Wikipedia definition of regression testing is the process of testing changes to computer programs to make sure that the older programming still works with the new changes. Regression testing is a [...]

Emulators are Great, But Real-Device Testing Is Still Essential
Posted by Brena Monteiro in Mobile Development & Testing

Emulators have come far since the early days of software testing. Today, emulators work so well that you may wonder why you can’t use them for everything. Well, the reality is that, although emulators are a great tool for many situations, they’re no magic bullet. There are cases where testing on real devices is just a better approach. In this post, I explain why you can’t always [...]

Public or Private Cloud?
Should I Use a Public or a Private Mobile Cloud?
Posted by Justin Rohrman in Mobile Development & Testing

Software projects have a special way of creeping and taking over like a kudzu vine. A company might start making an iPad app that Doctors use to document their cases. Pretty soon, a new version of iOS comes out, and then two new versions of the iPad. Nurses are added to the user base 6 months later and they have a few different versions of the iPhone in mind. Supporting a couple of devices is no [...]

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 Minaev 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 [...]

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