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Mobile Testing


TG Building a Mobile App Quality Strategy NEW
Jason Arbon,
Tue, 05/05/2015 - 8:30am

Let’s build a mobile app quality and testing strategy together. Whether you have a web, hybrid, or native app, building a quality and testing strategy means first understanding your customers and your competitors, and then testing your app under real-world conditions. Most importantly, it means having the data and tools to make quick, agile decisions on feature implementations and bug fixes. Jason Arbon guides you through the latest techniques, data, and tools to ensure you have an awesome mobile app quality and testing strategy.

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TJ Exploring Usability Testing for Mobile and Web Technologies
Rob Sabourin,
Tue, 05/05/2015 - 8:30am

It’s not enough to verify that software conforms to requirements by passing established acceptance tests. Successful software products engage, entertain, and support the users' experience. Goals vary from project to project, but no matter how robust and reliable your software is, if your users do not embrace it, business can slip from your hands. Rob Sabourin shares how to elicit effective usability requirements with techniques such as storyboarding and task analysis.

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Concurrent Sessions

T4 Mobile App Testing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Jon Hagar, Independent Consultant
Thu, 05/07/2015 - 9:45am

Mobile app testing has lots of good practices, some not so useful (bad) concepts, and some really ugly, don’t-ever-do ones. In the tradition of James Whittaker’s How to Break Software books, Jon Hagar applies the testing “attack” concept to mobile app software. Jon starts by defining the big problems and challenges of testing mobile app software and examines the patterns of product failures that you must attack. He then shares a set of good, bad, and ugly test techniques, which testers and developers can direct against their software to find important bugs quickly.

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T10 Designing a Robust Test Strategy for Mobile Apps
Parimala Hariprasad, Amadeus Software Labs India Pvt. Ltd
Thu, 05/07/2015 - 11:15am

Every day thousands of mobile apps are built, and many are released with poor quality. Dozens of new mobile devices become available every day. Immense pressure mounts on organizations to test mobile apps with shorter go-to-market cycles. Mobile app testing becomes overwhelming due to multiple platforms, varying OS versions, device manufacturers, screen resolutions, and more. Parimala Hariprasad presents an approach to designing test strategies for mobile apps. She addresses such questions as: What devices to test? How to select them? Can we use simulators/emulators?

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T16 Testing with a Rooted Mobile Device
Max Saperstone, Coveros
Thu, 05/07/2015 - 1:30pm

Traditional applications are tested through the GUI and through all exposed APIs. However, typical mobile app testing is only done through the front-end GUI. In addition, performance and security details are not readily available from the mobile device. Max Saperstone demonstrates some benefits of testing a native mobile application on a rooted device—one with privileged access control. Although Max does not describe how to root a device, he shares how to access back-end processes and test at this detailed level.

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T22 How to Deliver Winning Mobile Apps
Joe Larizza, Royal Bank of Canada
Eran Kinsbruner, Perfecto Mobile
Thu, 05/07/2015 - 3:00pm

Do you find yourself confused about the definition of mobile testing? Do you understand the challenges of mobile testing and where to start? Is this your first mobile testing project? Joe Larizza and Eran Kinsbruner describe the techniques of mobile testing and the steps necessary to help testing teams transform to face these new challenges. Learn about test automation, testing tools, new methodologies—DevOps, DevTest, Shift Left and Right—and how to build a strategic mobile test road map to increase your market awareness and avoid common pitfalls affecting mobile testing teams.

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