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Mobile test planning
8 Common Mistakes When Planning and Documenting Your Tests

Testing is evolving, new tools and technologies are coming to the market so there is always something to learn. However, the basics are still as important as they were before. Writing test cases is still part of our day-to-day responsibility. Every QA writes and documents hundreds of test cases during their career. But are they

Appium grid
How to Setup Appium Grid

This is a step-by-step guide on how to setup an Appium grid and connect your devices locally for the purposes of mobile test automation. Setting up Appium: First you need to set up Appium locally. If you have not set up Appium locally yet, here is the link for setting it up on OS X, and

mobile testing vs web testing
How Is Mobile Testing Different From Web Testing?

QA engineers may face different challenges when it comes to testing different products. For websites, the challenges can arise from handling multiple browsers, external services, etc. For mobile, the challenges are more complex. That’s because, apart from the functionality of the application itself, you need to consider hardware features, the huge variety of devices to

Mobile QA
What Is Mobile QA? A Guide to Mobile App Testing

We’re living in a mobile-driven world. It’s very rare to see someone without a mobile phone. Facing this reality, most companies that have web applications are also considering adding mobile app support to increase traffic and engagement. In fact, you can find an app for any domain nowadays, be it banking, networking, social media, cooking,

How to choose a mobile test automation framework – Part II

In Part I of the test automation from work we discussed the selection criteria as it related to the app one is testing as well as initial set up, skill-set and authoring time. Link to part I This part will center on more generic requirements one needs to consider. At the end of the post

Measure coverage
Code Coverage vs. Test Coverage: What You Need to Know

Coverage is a metric that measures the risk with your release. It measures what is and isn’t tested today. A VP of Engineering, using the right coverage benchmarks can make an educated decision about whether to release or take additional steps to mitigate the risk, which might impact release date, commitment to customers and next

Reduce Test Maintenance
What Is Test Maintenance? A Guide To Keeping Tests Healthy

When companies grow, they usually turn to automated testing as a way to save time and money. However, test automation isn’t a onetime effort. The initial task of creating automated tests is only part of the job. Test maintenance is an integral aspect of test automation. Furthermore, it’s important to consider that test maintenance will

Sophisticated locators
What Is Codeless Test Automation? Everything to Know

The term “codeless test automation” goes back more than 20 years to the days of LoadRunner. Back then, scenarios were simply recorded and then played back. There have been many advancements, and today’s codeless tools offer self-healing capabilities, advanced locators, built-in integrations to the CI, bug reporting, and much more. Let’s discuss the evolution of


Mobile testing
What Are Some Mobile Testing Tools to Consider? The 6 Best

Automation testing is an important part of the software development life cycle. To pick the right tool for your company, it’s crucial to consider the resources, time, and skills of your team at the beginning of the project. This post describes some mobile testing tools that are widely used nowadays. Since every team’s needs will

Autonomous Testing
What Is Autonomous Testing? What The Term Really Means

Autonomous testing is the ability to create tests autonomously without users’ intervention. Properly testing applications is a time-consuming process, and autonomous testing holds the promise of significantly reducing that work. I’ve spent the past couple years trying various approaches to autonomous testing. In the next couple of minutes, I’ll summarize my learning and share with

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