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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 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 [...]

Selendroid vs. Appium - Which to Choose for Your Mobile App Testing
Posted by Twain Taylor in AppiumGuest Blog PostsMobileMobile Development & Testing

Two very popular mobile test automation tools in the industry right now are Selendroid and Appium. Both are loved by the developer community, and for good reason. In fact, they’re so popular that Selendroid is currently bundled into the Appium package in order to provide support for Android versions 2.3 through 4.1. Appium automatically switches to Selendroid when users want to run tests [...]

Test Automation Best Practices
Posted by Ely Hechtel in Best PracticesMobileMobile Development & TestingSecurity Testing

We’ve already talked about the benefits of test automation. This article is about typical use cases/test scenarios for automated testing. But first things first: there are a number of things to consider when starting to automated tests and one of them is to decide which tests should be and can be automated. That’s why we created this guide on test automation best practices. Test [...]

Native, Web and Hybrid Apps – Building and Testing
Posted by Ely Hechtel in MobileMobile Development & Testing

There is a mobile app for everything nowadays, but how are those apps built? There is no universal rule to help you decide whether to build native, web, or hybrid apps, but there some factors to consider before deciding. Once the app is ready, the testing part starts. The approach you choose depends strongly on how the app is build. Let’s find out what could be the best choice for your app! [...]

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