Tap Into Mobile Application Testing by Jonathan Kohl

Mobile mobile mobile is everywhere! If you are in the field of mobile app testing you maybe want to read the book “Tap Into Mobile Application Testing” from Jonathan Kohl (@jonathan_kohl). Jonathan gathered lots of very interesting topics about mobile app testing. His book ist currently in a beta phase! If you buy the e-book … Read more

Video collection of the mobile testing summit 2012

Today I found a youtube video collection of the mobile testing summit that took place this year in San Francisco (1st Nov. 2012). The Mobile Testing Summit is a 1 day event organized and hosted by Sauce Labs (http://saucelabs.com). For those who missed the summit, check out the nice video collection on youtube! Topics: iOS … Read more

A mnemonic for mobile app testing

Again a big thank you to @the_qa_guy who pointed me to the COP FLUNG GUN created by Dhanasekar Subramanian. The nice mnemonic (overview) of mobile app testing give a good overview of the complexity of mobile app testing. I found the overview of the blog of Adam Goucher who extended the mnemonic with the section of … Read more

Building Test Suites for Robotium

If you have implemented many automated tests with Robotium, you will notice that Robotium is not the fastest tool when it comes to test execution time! Especially in big projects with more than 100 automated Robotium tests the execution time is really long (>1h). For nightly regression testing this is not a problem, but If you want to know if a simple commit from a developer break something, executing the whole test suite is not very efficient. To get a much faster impression of the quality of the last commits, you can build for example a smoke test suite. This suite covers the basic functionality like login, clicking on important entries but not all edge cases, like a full regression test suite will do.

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