This month’s edition of Testing Experience is dedicated entirely to mobile app testing! Here’s a rundown of the articles:
Mobile App Performance – How to Ensure High-Quality Experiences
All about real world performance and user expectations, this article covers user’s “need for speed,” the importance of capturing real world data, the business impact of poor performance, how to deal with third party integrations and some helpful tips for making your mobile app as fast as possible.
Roadblocks and their workaround while testing mobile applications
This article breaks down the challenges of mobile apps and testing into six easy-to-understand categories: Environment challenges and Application challenges, User’s challenges, Device challenges, Network challenges, Automation challenges. It shows a nice understanding of dealing with the mobile testing matrix.
Main issues in mobile app testing
This article lists the major mobile testing issues as: User experience; Coverage of available mobile hardware; Connectivity; Security. It also briefly covers integrating the testing methods in the article with agile dev.
Beyond the Smartphone – Testing for the Developing World
Remembering that feature phones still outnumber smartphones, this article takes a look at how best to test for feature phones and how to translate some smartphone testing criteria into the feature phone realm.
Best Practices in Mobile App Testing
The author provides short lists of tips for functional and non-functional testing, plus discusses device fragmentation, tools and the usefulness of internal beta releases and of being involved in the larger testing community to keep up-to-date and on your toes.