How Bitbar helped Google to automate their Augmented Reality testing

Bitbar helped Google automate augmented reality testing
Bitbar helped Google automate augmented reality testing

One of the most interesting areas in mobile has been the fast evolution of Augmented Reality (AR) platforms and applications utilizing mobile device’s camera in overlaying UI elements over the live video stream in real time. These applications and games create very engaging user experiences but are very difficult to test for following reasons:

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GDC 2016 – What You Can Expect

GDC 2016, the largest annual conference and event in gaming industry, is taking place this week. As it’s trending, Virtual Reality (VR) probably will gather the most attractions from the public, but there are a lot more technologies and new games and trends to see at the event.

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Why to Do Automated Testing?

Why to do automated testing
Why to do automated testing

Many mobile application developers have transformed from the traditional way – manual testing to the modern approach – automated testing for managing mobile app quality. It is basically because they realized how costly and time-consuming it is to do manual testing that triggers an imminent need to make a turnaround.

Yet, the technology of test automation is not accepted or adopted by every developer or tester. Reasons are probably they have an old-fashioned mindset, fear to make a change or have a wrong vision on the time and cost of deploying test automation solution. This blog will focus on this theme and scratches the surface in explaining why the test automation actually saves you money, time and resources – when implemented and adopted efficiently.

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5 Considerations for Mobile Testing

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Before you roll out an app, you want to make sure that it meets the expectations and satisfaction of your users. Testing functionality solely is not enough to win a user. It is also vital to conduct compatibility and performance testing, as every of your app user could hold a different model of device from various OEMs. To deliver the best experience, you need an advanced mobile app testing solution to address your daily tasks and make your life easier.

Today we will review 5 considerations in mobile testing to help you find the right solution for you and help you move forward.

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Why Do You Need to Upgrade Your Apps to iOS 8?

It has been nearly 2 weeks since the debut of Apple’s new flagships – iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus as well as the latest operating system – iOS 8. Three days after the launch on September 19th, Apple gave every iOS developer a stunning reason to upgrade their apps to iOS 8 – The company announced 10 million units of both iPhones, despite the absence of China in the event this year.

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CEO Blog Series #2: Effectiveness of Agile App Development

The most successful companies do their mobile apps in agile and use fully integrated development and testing processes. The most successful companies also track their performance carefully. To achieve higher efficiency and lower costs, you need to understand impact of various parameters to your top line and bottom line.
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We are Heading to Droidcon Berlin on May 8-10

Hello everyone,

Droidcon Berlin is back. As one of the largest Android events in Europe, not only has Droidcon Berlin been influencing the Android community since its debut, but also it is a wonderful conference for all Android enthusiasts to share and exchange ideas. Because of that, we will bring the latest Testdroid to Droidcon Berlin held at STATION Berlin on May 8 – 10.

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Happy Holidays and New Year

Dear Testdroiders,

Year 2013 will come to an end soon. We’d like to thank you for using Testdroid services for your mobile app testing. And we wish you have a good holiday season.

Overall, the mobile app testing environment is getting better year over year. We at Testdroid have been dedicated to building the easiest-to-use and the most systematic mobile test automation tool for Android and iOS ecosystem. Our vision is to guarantee that mobile developers can always build super robust and reliable automated tests with Testdroid.

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Best Practice #9: Distribute Testing Effort Across Your Team – Even with Devs

Every organization is unique and have their own way to manage mobile app development. The same applies for their testing effort. In today, there are plenty of options for non-developers to do testing without need to understand code. Likewise, there are plenty of ways for developers to do testing – automated, instantly, and reliably on real devices.

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Bitbar customer case study: PayPal

Bitbar Testing Makes Devs Lives Easier
Bitbar Testing Makes Devs Lives Easier

PayPal allows users to make and receive online, mobile and store payments anytime, anywhere and in any way. The service offers users simpler ways to send money without sharing financial information and with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. With 128 million active accounts in 193 markets and 25 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global commerce, processing more than 7.6 million payments every day and an expected $20 billion in mobile payments in 2013.

In May 2013, PayPal released the PayPal mobile SDK for Android in the USA, and is planning a wider release later in the year. The SDK is designed to provide a native Android experience that simplifies accepting credit card and PayPal payments in a developer’s mobile app. The library presents a simple user interface, features card.io (owned by PayPal) credit card scanning and uses a proof of payment system that eliminates Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance worries.

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