With the fantastic growth of mobile computing platforms such as the iPhone, Blackberry,Symbian, J2ME, Windows Mobile and Android environments, there has been a dramatic increase in the value of mobile applications for most companies.
However, one of the biggest challenges that one faces when developing a mobile application is how to test it. Testing Mobile applications is a very intricate and arduous undertaking. There are an enormous number of factors to consider for mobile computing which simply aren’t present for desktop or web development, including hardware/software platforms, installation the application, network type, network strength, memory & battery consumption, external interfacing through WAP and HTTP etc. Additionally, testing the application in simulator, using various debugging tools are some further adventures which the tester undergoes during testing cycles.
With a blend of these challenges as the core of the address, we would be presenting our experience from our product development cycles