Software Quality Insights

Oct 13 2011   9:56PM GMT

Mobile testing strategies

Yvette Francino Yvette Francino Profile: Yvette Francino

Mobile application development is undeniably a hot and growing market and with it comes new challenges for the test community. This month, SSQ is focusing on mobility testing with a series of tips and stories covering everything from determining scope for your mobile test efforts to implementing an automated test strategy.

We started the month with a series from DeveloperTown’s Rick Grey who was tasked with creating a mobile applicaton test strategy in a resource-constrained environment. Grey reminds us that risk and mission criticality need to be taken into account when determining scope and creating a strategy. In the situation he describes, there was not a need for a highly available mobile application since the functionality was available through a website. Additionally, security risks were low. This allowed for a different approach than one in which availability and security are greater risks.

Be sure and check out his series and other recent mobility test coverage by reading the tips below:

Mobility application testing: Mobile devices on a budget
Mobile application testing: Cost effective strategies
Mobile Web applications: Monitoring test triggers
Mobile testing: Nine strategy tests you’ll want to perform

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