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10 Tools Every Mobile Tester Should Know
Posted by Ely Hechtel in MobileMobile Development & Testing

There are so many mobile testing tools out there to choose from, it’s difficult to make up one’s mind. You end up starting too many trials and in the end, you may be even more confused about what tools to use. So here are 10 tools that every mobile tester should know. Tools for tracking, hosting and continuous integration Jira Jira is a software development tool developed for agile [...]

How to Choose Mobile Devices for Testing?
Posted by Ely Hechtel in MobileMobile Development & Testing

Your mobile app needs testing, you know that. You have read a few articles about different testing strategies and learnt that you have to choose the right mobile devices for testing. But what are the right mobile devices to test your app on? Don’t worry, we can help you find out! Getting to know manual and automated testing As you probably know, you can test your mobile app in mainly two [...]

Can Selenium Be Used for Mobile Testing?
Posted by Ely Hechtel in AppiumMobileMobile Development & TestingSelenium

If you’re a test automation engineer, you have definitely heard of Selenium. But with the times changing and all you’re probably asking yourself if you can use your Selenium skills with mobile testing as well. Well, we have some great news for you, just keep on reading! Selenium for mobile testing Mobile testing has become a requirement and testers who want expand their testing [...]

Mobile Testing Cheat Sheet
Posted by Ely Hechtel in Best PracticesMobileMobile Development & Testing

  Organising manual tests and testing patterns can be very beneficial when performing manual tests, helping to focus at one thing at a time and keeping the testing pattern consistent. But organising tests and results and building templates takes up so much time, right? That’s why we have created a free downloadable mobile testing cheat sheet for you, with the help of TestObject manual [...]

7 Golden Rules for Manual Mobile Testing
Posted by Ely Hechtel in MobileMobile Development & Testing

Manual mobile testing is still a very commonly used testing practice exercised by most of QA engineers and testers. To make your manual mobile testing as effective as possible you need a testing structure. Without a structure you’ll be just clicking around, hoping to find a bug. With structured tests, you will be able to find bugs and flaws methodically and you’ll be able to repeat [...]

Appium 1.5.3 Released on Sauce
Posted by Isaac Murchie in AppiumAppium ResourcesMobileProduct UpdatesReleases

We are pleased to announce the release of Appium 1.5.3 through npm and on Sauce Labs! Appium 1.5.3 is primarily a bug-fix release. However, it also adds functionality to support for iOS WKWebViews and for automating the iOS Calendar app, as well as adding a capability to use abd for screenshots in Android web/hybrid sessions, and providing a list of Android activities to wait for on session [...]

Mobile Device Emulator and Simulator vs Real Device
Posted by Ely Hechtel in MobileMobile Development & Testing

There are different strategies for mobile testing, but when it comes to simulators/ emulators and real devices, it’s not really an either/or approach. Each solution has its benefits and drawbacks, depending on the stage of an app’s lifecycle. Simulators/ emulators are great for early stages, but testing on real devices before releases is crucial to ensure an app’s success. [...]

The Benefits of Mobile Cloud Testing
Posted by Daria Kepa in MobileMobile Development & Testing

Modern testers and quality assurance managers are facing modern problems – several testing teams locally or in different offices, unreliable testing infrastructure, many potential testing devices and agile development process that requires continuous testing. This is just a tip of an iceberg and we could list the pain points, but it’s always better to find a solution to a problem and [...]

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