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5 Ways That Smart Software Testing Can Improve Your Bottom Line

As a technology leader or product owner in your organization, you operate with the underlying assumption that your DevOps team’s activities should improve the organization’s bottom line. When it comes to development, it’s easy to identify the connection between building new features and improved revenues. With Ops teams as well, you can easily see that improving availability and [...]

Get Real with vUSB

Sauce Labs Virtual USB (vUSB) for Real Devices simulates the connection of a real device using a USB cable to your local machine during a live or automated testing session. Cool, but so what? This means that developers have full control over the device while performing development and debugging activities in the Sauce Labs cloud—eliminating the need for real devices while receiving all the [...]

Best Practices for Developing a Mobile-Friendly Software Testing Plan
Posted by Scott Fitzpatrick in Continuous TestingMobileMobile Development & Testing

If you're not already developing for mobile, you probably will be soon. And in any case, it's a good idea to ensure that your software testing and overall delivery strategy will be able to support mobile when it needs to. Below, I discuss how to go about this. This article is geared in particular toward a software testing team that currently develops a desktop app, but expects to need to extend [...]

Boost Your Mobile Testing Strategy — The Mobile Test Pyramid Approach

Today, mobile-first and even mobile-only applications and services have become a common practice. It can be safely said that organizations should have a strong mobile presence to beat the competition and gain a competitive advantage. Having a cutting-edge mobile strategy means more emphasis on development, and having robust testing to provide a flawless, effortless experience to users. While [...]

Tech Talk: The Mobile Test Pyramid
Posted by Kimberly Falk in Mobile Development & Testing

It’s no secret that mobile apps are a requirement for any organization that wants to engage with their users. But customer experience is everything, and while there has been a lot of discussion around mobile development practices, it seems that testing is being left behind. Teams that are undertaking new mobile projects often feel lost when it comes to testing these applications, and are [...]

How to Future-Proof Your Mobile Testing Strategy

How can you future-proof your mobile testing strategy? Given the rate at which significant mobile hardware and software updates appear, this is a critical question to answer. Keep reading for tips on ensuring that your mobile testing workflow is ready to keep evolving, along with the mobile hardware and software it needs to support. The ever-changing nature of mobile testing One of the challenges [...]

Future Advances in Mobile Hardware — and What They Mean for Mobile Testing
Posted by Twain Taylor in Mobile Development & Testing

Mobile hardware constantly changes as OEMs find ways to push the limits of what's possible with a mobile device. Such mobile hardware changes have implications for the entire application development and delivery cycle, including mobile software testing. QA teams therefore need to stay on top of new trends and ensure the apps they help manage work on outdated devices for as long as possible, while [...]

Simulators vs. Emulators: What’s the Difference, Anyway?
Posted by Chris Riley in MobileMobile Development & TestingSoftware Development & Testing

In the world of software testing, it’s common to hear folks talk about simulators and emulators as if the terms are synonymous. To a certain extent, that makes sense. Simulators and emulators are similar in many ways, and the differences between them don’t always matter from the perspective of a test engineer. But the fact remains that simulators and emulators are different beasts. If [...]

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