Extending Test Automation to Mobile Applications

Gal Tunik explains the necessity of test automation in mobile applications, citing the unique challenges that that platform raises, including the intricate differences between mobile and desktop interfaces, and performance test results for applications as well as mobile networks. It is no surprise in this day and age of instant-on gratification that mobile devices are …

Interview: Robert V. Binder

CEO and founder of mVerify Corporation, Robert V. Binder tackles questions from field testers regarding such issues as strategic considerations when dealing with single stack apps versus globalized enterprise mobile apps, and methods and tools that developers and testers should be aware of. He also offers his own advice from lessons learned from experience. 1. …

Letter from the Editor – November 2011

Everything is mobile. What else can we say? Everything. If your product or service is currently not, it will be very soon. As Apple says: “There’s an app for that.” There is an app for everything. The race for mobile apps has consumed the software development world. I did a few projects at Palm Computing in the …

What Matters in Mobile Testing?

Devices matter. We don’t yet trust the mobile devices like we trust desktops and laptops. In the course of testing traditional web applications, rarely do you have to think about the model of the actual machine. In mobile, however, the behavior of an application can vary from device to device. You can no longer just …

The Mobile Guru

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Viet Nam’s Next Generation

Hong Mai has always been interested in computers since the beginning. She recalls having written her first script and thought it was amazing. “Writing a script and having it run successfully is a good feeling,” says Hong Mai. Hong Mai’s parents were high school teachers but have since retired. It was certain that their two …