Creating a mobile application is a prerequisite for most businesses out there. Mobile app development market is predicted to reach $100 Billion by 2015. So if you’re developing a mobile application for your business, you better get it right!
Once you have developed a mobile app, either in-house or externally, you would definitely want to test it out under multiple conditions to make sure the app does what it is expected to do. The issue however remains; mobile application testing is more challenging than testing traditional desktop and/or web applications. Corporates are allowing closer device integration with their on-premises platforms, which means, more and more employees are accessing data and applications from their own mobile devices, whether be an iPhone, or an iPad or an Android device. It is enormously challenging to verify enterprise applications across myriad of handsets with different screen sizes and operating systems.
Thus, at Amzur Technologies, we take a 3-step process to ease this challenge. The 3-step process consists of:
Step 1: Testing across Device Emulators: The QA team performs most of the testing in a well-equipped test environment using device emulators. It allows us to use the application in live environment and weed out bugs.
Step 2: Mobile Cloud Testing: The QA team also uses the mobile cloud computing environment to deploy the application as a Virtual Machine (VM) on Cloud. And then test the application in real-time. This is important especially to understand what happens if multiple devices access the data points in the server which is talking to the application, or how the application Business Logic performs under demand.
Step 3: Automated Tools: The QA team also uses automated tools to avoid manual work for time and cost savings. A number of very good mobile automation tools are available.
Amzur adds value in your mobile application development process, since besides the 3-step testing that we do for our clients; we also make sure to perform all the following types of testing, so as to weed out all bugs before the application goes live.
- Usability Testing
- Compatibility Testing
- Interface Testing
- Services Testing
- Low Level Resource Testing
- Performance Testing
- Operational Testing
- Security Testing
Authored by Kishore Babu, Amzur Technologies, Inc.