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Hands-on mobile app testing : a guide for mobile testers and anyone involved in the mobile app business

Hands-on mobile app testing : a guide for mobile testers and anyone involved in the mobile app business

Author: Daniel Knott
Publisher: Old Tappan, New Jersey : Addison-Wesley, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Over 2,000,000 mobile apps appear in the most popular app stores alone. But are they reliable? Usable? Secure? Far too many mobile apps aren't. As they become increasingly mission-critical to businesses as well as consumers, this must change. But mobile testing and QA demands strategies and skills that are very different from traditional software testing. Software  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Knott, Daniel.
Hands-on mobile app testing.
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Addison-Wesley, [2015]
(DLC) 2015009688
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Knott
ISBN: 9780134191829 013419182X 0134191714 9780134191713 9780134191799 013419179X
OCLC Number: 910938060
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents: Preface xiii Acknowledgments xvii About the Author xix Chapter 1: What's Special about Mobile Testing? 1 User Expectations 2 Mobility and Data Networks 3 Mobile Devices 4 Mobile Release Cycles 6 Mobile Testing Is Software Testing 8 Summary 9 Chapter 2: Introduction to Mobile Devices and Apps 11 Overview of Mobile Networks 11 Mobile Devices and the Year 2007 14 The Big Two 16 What Types of Apps Exist? 19 Business Models of Mobile Apps 23 App Stores 25 Summary 27 Chapter 3: Challenges in Mobile Testing 29 The Customer 29 Mobile Platforms and Fragmentation 32 Sensors and Interfaces 37 System Apps 44 Internationalization (I18n) and Localization (L10n) 45 Mobile Browsers 47 Summary 48 Chapter 4: How to Test Mobile Apps 51 Emulator, Simulator, or Real Device? 51 Manual Testing versus Automated Testing 52 "Traditional" Testing 53 Mobile-Specific Testing 56 Checklists, Mnemonics, and Mind Maps 84 How to File Mobile Bugs 93 App Quality Alliance 103 Summary 103 Chapter 5: Mobile Test Automation and Tools 105 The Flipped Testing Pyramid 105 Different Types of Test Automation Tools 109 What Should Be Automated? 113 Emulator, Simulator, or Real Device? 115 How to Select the Right Mobile Test Automation Tool 118 Current State of Tools 120 Continuous Integration System 136 Beta Distribution Tools 138 Summary 139 Chapter 6: Additional Mobile Testing Methods 141 Crowd Testing 141 Mobile Cloud Testing 147 Cloud-Based Test Automation 152 Summary 152 Chapter 7: Mobile Test and Launch Strategies 155 Mobile Test Strategy 155 Mobile Launch Strategy 172 Summary 177 Chapter 8: Important Skills for Mobile Testers 179 Skill Set of a Mobile Tester 179 How to Improve Your Mobile Testing Skills 185 Summary 198 Chapter 9: What's Next? And Final Thoughts 199 Internet of Things 199 Wearables 203 Health Apps 205 Final Thoughts 207 Summary 209 Index 211
Other Titles: Guide for mobile testers and anyone involved in the mobile app business
Responsibility: Daniel Knott.


Reflecting his extensive real-life experience, Daniel Knott offers practical guidance on everything from mobile test planning to automation. He offers expert insights on mobile-centric issues such as  Read more...


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