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What is the Need of Automation Testing for Mobile Apps

16 Dec, 2016

No software development team would like to see any defect creeping in product during its release. The professionals strive hard to catch the maximum bugs. But, even with the best quality management services and software, there is a possibility to see bugs in the finally delivered software.

This challenge is common, especially, for the startups, and can be eliminated with automation testing, particularly when you are building mobile apps. Automation is your gateway to a more immaculate, effective, and full proof testing. Numerous companies offer software testing services in Indiato identify the bugs in the products. They can perform manual testing as well, but it has certain challenges. It is slow, labor-intensive, time consuming, and costly. With increasing software complexity, the testing problem grows exponentially. It is best for a small company to use manual testing to know the real user issues. Contrasting a robot, when developing software, this testing allows you to see bugs, which a real user could face. On the other hand, automated testing is best for a large project when there are several system users. It is relatively quick and effective.

However, before diving into the details of automation testing, it is essential to know about the automation framework. It consists of several guidelines, coding standards, conceptions, procedures, practices, modularity, project hierarchies, reporting mechanism, and test data injections to support automation testing.

Automation for Quality Control is an imperative aspect, and choosing the right tool is equally crucial. There are various tools available in market for automation testing of mobile apps. Each of them has certain sets of pro and cons. Some of these tools support android only, whereas others need huge budget. Robotium Android Testing Tool, MonkeyRunner Android App Testing, Telerik Test Studio, Appium Automation Framework, Ranorex Android Application Testing Tool, and UI Automator for Android Test Automation are some of the best tools available in the market. Choose a tool, which is easy to use, robust, scalable, supports Android and iOS apps, and can work with multiple languages

Appium is widely preferred for mobile app testing as it has exceptional features. It can automate any mobile app from any test framework and language, with complete access to back-end APIs and DBs from test code. It is an open-source tool that allows you to write tests against multiple platforms, including iOS, and Android using the same API. It does not depend on Mobile device Operating System, and supports all languages having Selenium client libraries, such as Java, JavaScript with node.js, Objective-C, PHP, Ruby, C#, and Python.

Automation testing is truly essential for mobile applications. There are several vital parameters to be considered based upon your project when deciding to go with a mobile app’s automated testing. Explore as much as you can to know your specific mobile app’s testing needs. The bottom line is to minimizing the testing time along with the ease of use for QC.

So, get in touch with a reputed company, which can offer you excellent software testing servicesdepending on your mobile app requirements. Get a glitch free product free of bugs to give a great mobile app navigating experience to the users.

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