Download A Practical Guide to Testing Wireless Smartphone by Julian Harty, Mahadev Satyanarayanan PDF

By Julian Harty, Mahadev Satyanarayanan

Trying out functions for cellphones is tough, time-consuming, and difficult to do successfully. many folks have restricted their trying out efforts to hands-on trying out of an software on a couple of actual handsets, and so they need to repeat the method each time a new edition of the software program is able to attempt. they could pass over the various variations of real-world use, and as a result their clients are left with the disagreeable mess of a failing software on their mobile. attempt automation can assist to extend the diversity and scope of trying out, whereas lowering the overhead of handbook trying out of every model of the software program. besides the fact that automation isn't really a panacea, quite for cellular functions, so we have to decide our attempt automation demanding situations correctly. This publication is meant to assist software program and try out engineers decide correctly to accomplish extra; and therefore carry greater caliber, operating software program to clients. This Synthesis lecture offers functional recommendation in response to direct event of utilizing software program attempt automation to aid enhance the trying out of quite a lot of cell phone purposes, together with the newest AJAX functions. the focal point is on functions that depend upon a instant community connection to a distant server, but the rules may well observe to different similar fields and functions. we commence by way of explaining phrases and a few of the major demanding situations curious about checking out phone functions. next chapters describe a kind of software e.g. markup, AJAX, consumer, by means of a comparable bankruptcy on easy methods to attempt every one of those purposes. universal try automation suggestions are coated in a separate bankruptcy, and eventually there's a short bankruptcy on whilst to check manually. The ebook additionally includes various tips and hyperlinks to extra fabric that will help you to enhance your trying out utilizing automation properly.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Practical Guide to Testing Wireless Smartphone Applications (Synthesis Lectures on Mobile and Pervasive Computing) PDF

Similar telecommunications & sensors books

IEEE Std 739-1995 Bronze Book IEEE Recommended Practice for Energy Management in Industrial and Commercial Facilities

This suggested perform serves as an engineering advisor to be used in electric layout for power conservation. It offers a customary layout perform to aid engineers in comparing electric strategies from an strength point of view. It establishes engineering innovations and tactics to permit potency optimization within the layout and operation of an electric method contemplating all points (safety, bills, surroundings, these occupying the power, administration wishes, and so forth.

Radar Handbook, Third Edition

The average in Radar Technology_Now up-to-date with all of the Advances and developments of the prior 17 Years flip to the 3rd variation of Radar instruction manual for cutting-edge insurance of the total box of radar technology_from basics to the latest functions. With contributions by way of 30 international specialists, this source examines tools for predicting radar diversity and explores radar subsystems reminiscent of receivers, transmitters, antennas, information processing, ECCM, and pulse compression.

Advances in Digital Speech Transmission

Speech processing and speech transmission know-how are increasing fields of lively learn. New demanding situations come up from the 'anywhere, each time' paradigm of cellular communications, the ever-present use of voice conversation platforms in noisy environments and the convergence of verbal exchange networks towards web dependent transmission protocols, resembling Voice over IP.

Antennas and Propagation for Body-Centric Wireless Communications. Second Edition

Now in a newly up to date and revised version, this well timed source offers you entire and present info at the thought, layout, and functions of instant antennas for on-body digital structures. the second one version bargains readers fresh fabric on advances in actual phantom layout and construction, fresh advancements in simulation tools and numerical phantoms, descriptions of tools for simulation of relocating our bodies, and using the physique as a transmission channel.

Additional info for A Practical Guide to Testing Wireless Smartphone Applications (Synthesis Lectures on Mobile and Pervasive Computing)

Sample text

Another important tool for testing browser applications is a network traffic analyzer that helps decode the requests and responses actually sent between your machine and the server, rather than what you think or hope is being sent. • • • • 37 chapter 4 AJAX Mobile Applications AJAX applications have been around for several years for desktop web browsers. For instance, many of the popular web-based email applications make extensive use of AJAX. AJAX (Asynchronous Java­Script and XML) is an umbrella term for rich browser-based applications.

16 a practical guide to testing wireless smartphone applications 4. The content type is set to application/xhtml+xml Setting the content type helps the browser to interpret the content correctly; 5. A link to the Google logo. The image is smaller and simpler than the one delivered to desktop web browsers such as Firefox; 6. Here is a link to promote Google Maps for mobile devices. This promotion only offered to mobile users, and is something we may want to test for; 7. When the user submits their search, the contents are passed to a mobile-specific version of Google search; and 8.

The location of the user (which can affect the selection of localized content and the human language returned). User preferences, which may override default language and content selections. , from the general search to the mobile search, based on the capabilities of the device. Automated tests can be used to test all aspects of these requirements to varying degrees of accuracy. For instance the device being used can be emulated quite easily using HTTP headers. Implementing support in our tests to process scripting support is significantly harder.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.22 of 5 – based on 37 votes