WHAT is Compatibility testing
“ Testing the functionality of an application in different
Software/Hardware Environment is called Compatibility Testing ”
i.e. Testing in different OS ,different BROWSER’s , different browser’s
VERSION’s, different SETTINGS and in different Resolutions
WHY we do ?
To Check whether features are working in same way in all platforms.
Development and Testing Team May develop and test in one platform, But when
the product is released customer may use the product in different platform and
he may find BUGs.
WHEN we do ?
Whenever the product is stable in Base Platform then we do Compatibility Testing
Compatibility Testing DEFECTS
Change in look & feel
Change in Font Size, Style & Color
Scroll Bar Issues
Sometimes Scroll bar displays but
Sometimes will not display
It’s almost impossible to install all different browsers in one machine.
But thanks to some tools and web services out there, finding out how
your website looks like in other browsers is possible.