Category: Mobile

Responsive Design for E-Commerce

08/30/2016
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30% of all US Commerce is now done on a mobile device; for a relatively new medium, that is an impressive rise that will only continue for the foreseeable future. It is also indicative of how necessary it is for E-Commerce sites to offer a mobile experience that is completely optimized for mobile devices. Mobile…

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Why Testing is Crucial for E-Commerce

08/01/2016
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A 2013 Deloitte Annual Holiday Survey revealed that, for the first time ever, 47% of consumers would be shopping online for their holiday purchases, surpassing the 37% who would conduct their shopping traditionally in physical stores. This percentage of online shoppers has only grown, and the majority of these consumers (70%) are using their smartphones to…

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Safari Inspect Element & Mobile Device Emulator

07/27/2016
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Safari’s native development tool is Safari Inspect Element. Unlike the other browsers, Safari Inspect Element is not activated by default. We will be showing step by step instructions on how to activate it. Safari also offers a different feature from the other browsers where the user can view any webpage in a mobile device emulator. For mobile webpage testing purposes,…

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ServiceNow Test Automation using Awetest, Appium

07/21/2016
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  In this post,  we’ll take a look at building a simple Test Automation Framework  to test some of the core ServiceNow application modules using Appium, Ruby & Cucumber.   ServiceNow is an extremely popular Enterprise ERP SaaS platform.  Per the ServiceNow website: ServiceNow is an extremely popular enterprise application providing a service model that defines, structures…

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Throttling Your Bandwidth to Simulate 2G, 3G, 4G & Other Connection Speeds

02/02/2016
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With competition and, consequently, user options at an all-time high, QA teams everywhere (esp. those with large distributed user populations) are increasingly looking at testing the performance of their apps at varying bandwidth/network speeds to ensure that ALL users have a consistent experience. This is also an important metric for cellular operators to ensure their…

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Awetest Responsive Testing Utility for Breakpoint Testing

10/22/2015
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We are always excited to develop new tools and solutions that help relieve the painful aspects of the testing. We’ve previously discussed responsive testing in our posts about incorporating Galen into Awetest and the importance of Responsive Design for E-Commerce. Now, we’re excited to introduce the Awetest Responsive Testing Utility (ARTU), for Breakpoint Testing. Anyone testing a responsive…

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Testing Implications of App Slicing

10/13/2015
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With the release of iOS9, Apple introduced App Thinning. In their words: “The App Store and operating system optimize the installation of iOS and watchOS apps by tailoring app delivery to the capabilities of the user’s particular device, with minimal footprint. This optimization, called app thinning, lets you create apps that use the most device…

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E-Commerce Testing Strategies

09/11/2015
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Now that you know Why Testing is Crucial for E-Commerce, lets delve into a few testing strategies for E-Commerce. The task of approaching any type testing can be daunting at first, so we’ll break it down into a few key concepts. Lets take a look at what we consider to be essentials when it comes to testing for E-Commerce.  …

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Top 4 Challenges with Mobile Application Testing

09/01/2015
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As mobile apps have overtaken PC internet usage, there is a growing shift towards mobile-first development, and consequently, Mobile testing. This has triggered new sets of challenges for developers & testers that didn’t exist up until recently. Increased mobile usage (and development) has changed user behavior wherein mobile users are increasingly unforgiving. If an app…

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