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Mobile App Testing: Planning, Priorities, Execution, and Reporting
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When testers transition from web to mobile testing, they often miss the most important issues. The biggest challenge in mobile testing is knowing the mobile-specific issues—knowing what to test, in which order, and how. Jason Arbon shares his learnings from manual and automated testing of...

Jason Arbon
Cross-Platform Mobile Test Automation Using Appium
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Mobile devices are taking over the world and quickly outpacing the use of traditional desktop machines. But how should we test them? Jonah Stiennon has spent the past two years working with a team of open source contributors at Sauce Labs to establish Appium as the industry standard for...

Jonah Stiennon
Use Combinatorial Testing for Mobile Device Fragmentation
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A common problem in mobile systems testing is the number of hardware, operational, and software configurations that need to be tested. For example, the so-called Android fragmentation problem might lead a test team to test hundreds of device and software configurations, yielding thousands...

Jon Hagar
Developing and Testing a Connected Bracelet for Mind and Body
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With wristworn wearables, the stakes are higher than almost anywhere else. Not only are you competing with tech giants like Apple and Fitbit, you are competing with luxury watches and accessories for valuable real estate. Skip Orvis, COO and Head of Systems Development for Caeden, will...

Skip Orvis
Mobile and IoT Win! Now What?
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Smartphones now outnumber tablets and PCs combined. Mobile developers and testers make more money than their old-school counterparts. Now that mobile has won the race, a new set of questions arises. How has mobile changed—and how does it continue to change—software technology and the economy?

Jason Arbon
Future Perspective: Cloud Connectivity in an IoT World
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In the Internet of Things (IoT) world, you need to understand and exploit opportunities in the rapidly evolving core connectivity domain. To ensure that products will realize IoT benefits, plans and roadmaps must include connectivity requirements, activities, and projected costs. Steven...

Steven Woodward
Wearables: Testing the Human Experience
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Testing wearables is fundamentally more complex than any other mobile device class. Wearables become extensions of us, so testing should focus on the total experience of the wearer—the emotional, physical and sensory reactions, including our biases and mindsets. It involves testing in the...

Gerie Owen
Scalable and Collaborative iOS UI Test Automation in Swift
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The maturity of mobile UI automation frameworks has lagged behind web automation frameworks, but Apple’s introduction of UI automation to the XCTest framework in XCode 7 represents a major step forward. We now have the UI recorder, a tool that enables us to quickly identify elements in our...

Jason Hagglund
The 4th Industrial Revolution and IoT Predictions: A Software Perspective
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IoT technology is a driving force for what some are calling the 4th Industrial Revolution—or Industry 4.0—which predicts that manufacturing as we know it will morph into something almost completely new. To support this revolution, the demand for software will grow exponentially, possibly...

Stefano Rizzo
10,000 Years in Your Pocket: The Deep History of Your Mobile Device
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We live in amazing times with amazing technology all around us. And mobile technology, delivered in iPhones and Android devices, is possibly the most amazing of all. While we designers, developers, and testers strive to make fantastic mobile apps and products, we often spend our efforts...

James Dempsey

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