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Why Manual Testing Services Are Recommended over Automated Software Testing?

November 1 2017, 10:54am

Posted by Claire Mackerras

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While testing software, a testing company can choose Automated as well as Manual testing methods. But, it entirely relies upon the softwares requirements, the budget of the project, and which testing method will be beneficial for the project.

Manual Testing

Manual testing is a process of testing each and every program individually and making the comparison of the outcomes with that of expectations. Manual testing is a procedure in which tester utilizes the program as a user and encounters functionality to check whether every one of the features is working appropriately or not.

 It is always advisable to go for manual testing services if your task needs the human touch like the ease of use. Organizations having restricted expertise in the range are additionally suggested to begin with manual testing. Once the team of testers obtains mastering in the testing, they can later move toward automation.

Automated Testing

Various tools are utilized by testers in order to execute automated testing. Automated testing is a process in which the tests of a software application are pre-scripted and the software tools execute these pre-scripted tests before it is released into production. It makes use of  automation tools to write and execute test cases. Therefore, no manual involvement is required while executing an automated test suite.

If the expected and actual output is same, your program is working well; this implies your project is bug free. If the output doesn’t match the expectation, you need to investigate once again and keep on running tests until results match.

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Automation Testing of Android Mobile Application with Java

October 26 2017, 06:52am

Posted by Claire Mackerras

Automated testing is a method of practicing an application to implement the entire life cycle of the software in a minimum amount of time and provides effectiveness and efficiency of testing the software. It is a technique where the tester itself writes the scripts and uses a suitable software that it's apt for testing.

Automation Tools for Testing Android Mobile Applications

Below are some of the following automation tools for testing android applications:

  1. Appium

Appium is an open source test automation tool that permits you to easily write functional tests that automate Android mobile apps.

  1. Selendroid

It is an open source automation framework that drives off the UI of Android applications. Also, it can be described as a powerful testing tool that can be used on emulators and real devices and still reuses the existing infrastructure of web, you can write tests using the Selenium 2 client APIs.

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Most Used Open Source Tools for Android Mobile Application Testing

October 17 2017, 04:57am

Posted by Claire Mackerras

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The business must test the Android app elaborately under varying user conditions to assess its user experience very precisely, but it must provide QA professionals with robust mobile app testing tools and test automation framework to repeat the tests under the varying conditions.

Appium

Appium is an open-source mobile automation testing tool to allow the developers to test various Android native mobile applications as well as hybrid applications. Native applications are written with the support of Android SDKs and different web application tools which can be used to perform tests or mobile users, like a built-in browser application.

Robotium

This open source test automation framework for Android is designed with features that facilitate Android UI testing. The QA professionals can use Robotium app testing to test both the native and hybrid apps for Android.

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PERFORMANCE TESTING: REDEFINING THE STRENGTH OF MOBILE & WEB APPS

October 10 2017, 07:04am

Posted by Claire Mackerras

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Mobile apps are no more different from web apps, though; applying the same testing techniques will produce inaccurate results or fail to exposure of underlying performance issues.

Types of Apps

There are three main types of apps that are used in a mobile device. Identifying the types of mobile & website performance testing services and the type of mobile application under the testing is quite challenging. The types of mobile device are:

Native Apps
Native Apps are developed by mobile OS, for instance, apps developed in Java for Android mobiles.

Web Apps
Web apps are designed in languages like, PHP, JavaScript, HTML, etc. in such a way that can be accessed via internet connection.

Hybrid Apps
Hybrid apps are designed to access web applications that are embedded in the mobile itself, for example, Apple Apps Store, Twitter app, LinkedIn app, etc.

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Why Mobile Compatibility Testing Is Crucial?

September 28 2017, 09:17am

Posted by Claire Mackerras

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Testing confirms that the app meets every one of the prerequisites set and agreed upon by both the engineer and the client. This software thus enhances the reputation of the firm.

It is likewise true that quality items improve sales and advertising efforts and bring delight to the user. Besides, an effective compatibility test guarantees genuine compatibility among various processing conditions. Moreover, excellent mobile compatibility testing services additionally affirm the stability and strength of the product that is of much significance before its release. 

Types of Compatibility Testing

There are two types of compatibility testing:

Forward Compatibility Testing: This kind of testing checks whether the product works well with the more up-to-date or upcoming renditions, and is consequently called forward compatible.


Reverse Compatibility Testing: This kind of testing checks whether the product designed using a current version of an environment also works well in an old version, thus it is called backward compatibility testing.

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