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MOBILE APPLICATION TESTING

Insights into testing platforms and challenges

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MOBILE APPLICATION TESTING

Insights into testing platforms and challenges

mobile_application_testing-01

MOBILE APPLICATION TESTING

Insights into testing platforms and challenges

Multiple touchpoints:

multiple_touchpoint
device_variety

Device variety:

Mobile phones, tablets, smartwatches, other wearable

input_variety

Input variety:

Finger touch, stylus, physical keyboard, virtual keyboard, switches, etc.

os_variety

OS variety:

All versions of iOS, Android, Windows, Safari

connectivity

Connectivity:

Mobile network, WIFI, airplane mode

Reasons mobile apps fail:

  • Poor user experience
  • Lagging performance
  • Extended loading time
  • Difficulty in accessing features
  • App crashes
reasons_mobile_apps_fail

Stats to mind:

58%

of iOS-based devices suffer from performance failures like apps crashing or components shutting down.

25%

of users abandon mobile apps after facing just 3 sec of delay

44%

of the app defects are found after application release by customers44

Multiple touchpoints:

multiple_touchpoint
device_variety

Device variety:

Mobile phones, tablets, smartwatches, other wearable

input_variety

Input variety:

Finger touch, stylus, physical keyboard, virtual keyboard, switches, etc.

os_variety

OS variety:

All versions of iOS, Android, Windows, Safari

connectivity

Connectivity:

Mobile network, WIFI, airplane mode

Reasons mobile apps fail:

  • Poor user experience
  • Lagging performance
  • Extended loading time
  • Difficulty in accessing features
  • App crashes
reasons_mobile_apps_fail

Stats to mind:

58%

of iOS-based devices suffer from performance failures like apps crashing or components shutting down.

25%

of users abandon mobile apps after facing just 3 sec of delay

44%

of the app defects are found after application release by customers

device_variety

Device variety:

Mobile phones, tablets, smartwatches, other wearable

input_variety

Input variety:

Finger touch, stylus, physical keyboard, virtual keyboard, switches, etc.

os_variety

OS variety:

All versions of iOS, Android, Windows, Safari

connectivity

Connectivity:

Mobile network, WIFI, airplane mode

  • Poor user experience
  • Lagging performance
  • Extended loading time
  • Difficulty in accessing features
  • App crashes
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An overview of mobile testing tools and its parameters

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An overview of mobile testing tools and its parameters

Testing toolApp under testPlatformApp typePricingMobile Recording
AppiumMobileIOS, AndroidNative,Hybrid, WebOpen sourceNo, But possible with APIs available out of the box
RanorexMobile/Web/ DesktopIOS, AndroidNative,Hybrid, WebCommercialYes
Test completeMobile/Web/ DesktopIOS, AndroidNative,Hybrid, WebCommercialYes
Experitest) See testMobile/Web/ DesktopIOS, AndroidNative,Hybrid, WebCommercialYes
Monkey talkMobileIOS, AndroidNative,Hybrid, WebOpen sourceYes
CalabashMobileNative, hybridNative, HybridOpen sourceNo
Testing toolConfigurationParallel execution on multi-platformProgramming LanguageSame Script for all platformsGestures supported
AppiumComplex to use, require extra setupYesJava, PHP, C#, Python, Ruby, javascript with node.js, and othersYes, with minimal changesSupports extensively
RanorexEasy to use, no extra setup neededYesC# and VB.NETYes, with minimal changesYes
Test completeModerately easy to use. No extra setup neededYesJavascript, jscript, python, VBscript, Delphi script, C#, C++Yes, with minimal changesYes
Experitest) See testModerately easy to use. No extra setup neededYesJavascriptYesYes
Monkey talkModerately easy to use. No extra setup neededYesJavascriptYesYes
CalabashYesRuby, Gherkin languageNoSupports extensively