Test Coverage - TL_mobilecoverage

Efficient Test Coverage for Mobile Apps – Brian Hamilton

At the start of my testing career ten years ago, I chose to tackle the challenge of mobile device test coverage. At the time, I tested multiple apps that had been developed for BlackBerry devices. Each carrier in North America had their own set of BlackBerry devices with their own unique version of the BlackBerry OS. It was important to verify that the app functioned properly on both GSM and CDMA carriers, so testing one hardware/OS combination on one network would not be enough as there were multiple screen sizes, not to mention multiple versions of the OS on the same hardware. The combinations were endless and it was quickly realized that, without a QA team of a hundred people and an endless and varied supply of hardware, we were going to have to make some tough decisions about where to focus our testing.

Today, this problem is even more evident. With literally thousands of hardware/OS combinations of Android devices, it’s just not feasible to test each of them and expect to release a product in a timely fashion.

7 Considerations To Achieve The Best Test Coverage

Let’s assume you are developing a mobile app for Android and iOS. Where do you start when it comes to identifying the hardware/OS combinations to focus on? I have identified seven things to think about when working to maximize your test resources. Read more

Reading Recommendations

Reading Recommendations # 70

The 70 issue of my reading recommendations is fully packed with 7 very interesting blog posts. Thanks to all the bloggers out there writing the great content. This issue include the topics: “New automation developer? Take my advice on balancing dev and QA”, “A community discussion”, “A theory of risk – when sample size is relevant”, “Mobile Testing Coverage Optimization”, “Facebook lifts the veil on its mobile device testing lab”, “Test-Infected Developers” and “Automated Regression Testing Made Easy with CasperJS”.

Enjoy reading the posts and send me new ones that are worth reading and I will mention you and link to your social links or blog.

When you have finished reading the recommended blog posts think about leaving a comment. The author of the blog will love to see your comment and it will start a nice discussion about the topic that may help others to understand the topic even more.

New automation developer? - Reading RecommendationsNew automation developer? Take my advice on balancing dev and QA So, it’s your first day as an automation developer. Here is some great advice from T.J. Maher for getting into the mindsets of both developers and…

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Reading Recommendations

Reading Recommendations # 69

The 69 issue of my reading recommendations is fully packed with 8 very interesting blog posts. Thanks to all the bloggers out there writing the great content. This issue include the topics: “30 Day Testing Challenge, Are You In? – Ministry of Testing”, “More Than A Mindset – Assert.This”, “The Product Managers’ Guide to Continuous Delivery and DevOps”, “Introduction to Automated Android Testing – Part 1”, “Transforming a Test Manager into a Test Leader”, “Why we’re switching to Selenium Grid”, “TestPappy on “tacit knowledge”” and “Thoughts: Pair Testing…sort of”.

Enjoy reading the posts and send me new ones that are worth reading and I will mention you and link to your social links or blog.

When you have finished reading the recommended blog posts think about leaving a comment. The author of the blog will love to see your comment and it will start a nice discussion about the topic that may help others to understand the topic even more.

30 Day Testing Challenge, Are You In? - Reading Recommendations30 Day Testing Challenge, Are You In? – Ministry of Testing

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30 Days Of Testing Challenge

30 Days of Testing Challenge – I am in [30/30]

Maybe you have read about the 30 days of testing challenge introduced by Ministry of Testing. If not, read everything about the challenge and the rules here. I really love the idea and I want to make my 30 days transparent to you. I will update this post every day with a short summary on how I managed to reach the goal of the day. So stay tuned and have fun in the 30 days of testing challenge.

If you like to see how other software testers from around the world handle challenge, checkout the facebook group or the hashtag (#30daysoftesting) on twitter.

Day 31

I want to say thank you to Ministry Of Testing for this great idea of the 30daysOfTesting challenge. It was really fun and I learned a lot during this time. Looking forward to the next one.

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I hope you enjoyed reading my progress during the challenge.

Day 25 – Day 30: No time 🙁

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Reading Recommendations

Reading Recommendations # 68

The 68 issue of my reading recommendations is fully packed with 6 very interesting blog posts. Thanks to all the bloggers out there writing the great content. This issue include the topics: “Public speaking: lessons learned”, “For testers still living in the waterfall”, “In The Future, We’ll Leave Software Bug Hunting to the Machines”, “Automate Your Tests with Geb, Spock and Groovy”, “People: the Wanz” and “Context-driven testing”.

Enjoy reading the posts and send me new ones that are worth reading and I will mention you and link to your social links or blog.

When you have finished reading the recommended blog posts think about leaving a comment. The author of the blog will love to see your comment and it will start a nice discussion about the topic that may help others to understand the topic even more.

Public speaking: lessons learned - Reading RecommendationsPublic speaking: lessons learned | TEST DETECTIVE

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