We are all a bit lazybones, or at least looking for the most effective way to do our daily tasks. Looking at my Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner, I have been thinking today that in terms of domestic cleaning, automation has just as many
advantages than disadvantages in the field of software testing, and that it quickly shows its limitations.
This article follows up my previous one on the cost of testing mobile websites without any mobile device.
There are less counterpart tools exposed here since testing a native application de facto excludes tools like User Agents or browser development toolset.
After Julien and Thierry, Stéphanie Desby is the third french tester to kindly answer our questions. As you will see, she defines herself as a tester/developer, currently in the company Vidal France, a company specializing in information on health products and Securing the prescription.
This article follows up Stephane’s upon the variety of methods available for testing mobile applications when you lack some of the physical hardware required: ‘How to test on smartphones without smartphones?’
Be careful nonetheless to the relevance of those tests…