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How to automate your web testing on real mobile and desktop browsers

In the good old days when we were using a basic phone, the web application used to run on only a desktop. Mobile phones were not so evolved to run a web application in the browser. But today, each of us uses a mobile phone for running web applications and websites. When we are talking about web testing, we mean web applications and website testing in web browsers. Here, we are dealing with the web-based programs accessed by multiple users at a time.

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What are the best multi-browser testing tools?

When we write scripts for one browser, they may not necessarily run on all browsers. It’s a no-brainer. And, we all know that a few browsers can limit certain features. For instance, if we design features that run on Safari on Mac OS, those features may not function across other browsers. To ensure the features run uniformly across various browsers and OS versions that our users have, we should perform multi-browser testing.

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Challenges of mobile test automation and how to tackle them?

We, engineers, love automation! We love it so much that we devise new ways all the time to incorporate automation in each and every field of software development. Today, automation is like the fuel that keeps the project going and helps us finish within deadlines and allotted budget. But automation is most needed to manage the responsibility of something that is 14.9 billion in number and has become the part and parcel of our lives; the mobile phone. Mobile applications are taking the world by storm.

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Selenium and Mobile Test Automation - Can Selenium Be Used for Mobile Testing?

Selenium is a tremendously popular automated testing tool for desktop, web applications. Testing on mobile devices is a major requirement that has grown exponentially in recent years. Why has the mobile testing requirement grown so much? The answer is pretty clear. Just look at how dependent each one of us has become on a mobile phone. Today mobile phones are as vital as breathing for us. That is the reason that going without a mobile phone for even a few hours seems impossible for us.

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Mobile app automation testing Tools: An exhaustive list

It’s 2021 and we now have a mobile app for everything. Whether it’s social media, shopping, productivity or fitness, there’s a visible surge in the number of mobile apps and their users. Simform (as of 2019) stated that an average user has at least 40 apps installed on their phones while millennials have around 67 apps. So, there’s a solid reason why mobile app testing is a crucial step in any app development process.

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Mobile Web Testing: Testsigma vs Appium

With the increased usage of smartphones in recent years, enterprises and the software industry now have to cater their applications to mobile devices for web testing in addition to desktops. Usually, there are three types of applications that are meant to be used in mobile phones. These are – i. Native Apps: Apps that are written and built using SDKs and native APIs. These can be downloaded from the official app stores. ii.

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Automated mobile app testing - do you really need real mobile devices?

Mobile apps are not just the next (or current) big thing. They have become a part of our lives — in a way, steering our choices and decisions. By merely sitting on our couch, we apply for jobs, manage our projects, talk to our friends, the order in essentials, and even pay our bills. The convenience is unsurpassable, and thanks to the user-friendly functionalities, even our grandparents seamlessly book cabs, play games, and video call us. Mobile apps are here to stay. Imagine the possibilities.

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Top 4 UI Frameworks For Android Automation Testing

Only a good user interface is capable of delivering a good user experience. And people love user-friendly experiences — it’s a no-brainer. Android developers and testers perform mobile tests to deliver apps that drive a high user retention rate through a great user interface. For applications that have made a place in the market and have some good loyal users, it is essential that they keep their UI upbeat, always. In such scenarios, keeping a check on the UI on every build is imperative.

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5 types of tests that can be automated for your iOS

A quote from Tim Cook says- “When you care about people’s happiness and productivity, you give them what brings out the best in them and their creativity. And if you give them a choice, they’ll say, ‘I want an iPhone,’ or ‘I want a Mac.’ We think we can win a lot of corporate decisions at that level.” This says a lot about the love for the iPhone we all have!

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Android application testing: Comparison of the two approaches - Manual and Automated

In the last one decade, the growth of Android was whopping which is very much evident if you look at the stats. Back in 2009, Android shared only 3.9% of the total market which has grown to over 72% in the last 10 years. Talking about the current trend, almost everyone who is planning to develop a website goes for developing an Android app.