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MOBILE APPLICATION TESTING

Insights into testing platforms and challenges

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mobile_application_testing-01

MOBILE APPLICATION TESTING

Insights into testing platforms and challenges

mobile_application_testing-01

MOBILE APPLICATION TESTING

Insights into testing platforms and challenges

Multiple touchpoints:

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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 tool App under test Platform App type Pricing Mobile Recording
Appium Mobile IOS, Android Native,Hybrid, Web Open source No, But possible with APIs available out of the box
Ranorex Mobile/Web/ Desktop IOS, Android Native,Hybrid, Web Commercial Yes
Test complete Mobile/Web/ Desktop IOS, Android Native,Hybrid, Web Commercial Yes
Experitest) See test Mobile/Web/ Desktop IOS, Android Native,Hybrid, Web Commercial Yes
Monkey talk Mobile IOS, Android Native,Hybrid, Web Open source Yes
Calabash Mobile Native, hybrid Native, Hybrid Open source No
Testing tool Configuration Parallel execution on multi-platform Programming Language Same Script for all platforms Gestures supported
Appium Complex to use, require extra setup Yes Java, PHP, C#, Python, Ruby, javascript with node.js, and others Yes, with minimal changes Supports extensively
Ranorex Easy to use, no extra setup needed Yes C# and VB.NET Yes, with minimal changes Yes
Test complete Moderately easy to use. No extra setup needed Yes Javascript, jscript, python, VBscript, Delphi script, C#, C++ Yes, with minimal changes Yes
Experitest) See test Moderately easy to use. No extra setup needed Yes Javascript Yes Yes
Monkey talk Moderately easy to use. No extra setup needed Yes Javascript Yes Yes
Calabash Yes Ruby, Gherkin language No Supports extensively
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