After analyzing hundreds of thousands of employee-generated reviews, CareerBliss found that QA analyst was ranked #2 on their list of happiest jobs. While this may come as a surprise to many testers and QA professionals, CareerBliss Data Scientists (who did not have the happiest job) took into account many factors including compensation, work environment, growth opportunities, company culture, professional reputation, daily tasks, and relationship with the boss and other co-workers to determine the ranking.
My Background: Appium and Mobile Game Test Automation
Before going into details, I’d like to share a bit about my own context and the struggles I’ve had in mobile game test automation.
We are excited to announce the partnership with Neotys, the maker of Neoload. The partnership will combine Neotys’s expertise in mobile performance and load testing with Bitbar’s market-leading mobile functional testing capability and real device farm to deliver a solution to today’s growing complexity of challenges in mobile performance and functional testing.
A good and smooth performance of your mobile app cumulates as a great user (or preferably, customer) experience. Today, we’re honored to have Doug Sillars covering this topic in his guest blog – “How to Automate Mobile Performance Testing” – and announce something new with their Application Resource Optimizer. Also, you may want to check Doug’s book on this theme. Enjoy!
Today, we’d like to share a great new book with you: “High Performance Android Apps” by Doug Sillars. This book focuses on a topic we’ve been emphasizing here and in our webinars – mobile app performance in terms of speed, efficiency and power management. One great thing about this book is that you’ll learn what are the major performance issues confronting Android app developers, and what tools you need to diagnose problems early. Check it out!
Today’s guest is David van der Bokke, Manager of Mobile Test Engineering from Groupon’s Palo Alto team. Groupon’s mobile apps are top rated and over 50% of transactions come from the apps. He works with an excellent team that includes folks like Michael Burton, the creator of Roboguice and author of “Android App Development for Dummies”, and Carlos Sessa, the man behind “50 Android Hacks”.
Now let’s see how David and the Groupon team approach mobile app performance testing.
We’re about to announce our partnership with GameBench – a company with the industry’s first usability analysis and one-tap testing tool for mobile games (and for some graphics-intensive apps too!) – at Game Developers Conference. Before the news hits, we wanted to offer you a heads-up on how this integration will offer you an instant way to test the real performance of your mobile games at Bitbar Testing. Today, we’ll have a guest blog about the integration – by Sharif Sakr of GameBench – focusing on Android games performance optimization.
Just a couple of weeks ago we launched a new blog series of how to build in-house test labs for mobile apps. This blog has sparked some serious interest and we’ll be sharing one use case how Bitbar Testing is used with a continuous integration environment.
Today’s guest blogger is Mark Rosenberg from Y Media Labs, a mobile strategy and application development company based in the San Francisco Bay Area. They work on all major mobile platforms, with a special emphasis on iOS, Android, and Blackberry app development. Y Media Labs specializes in every stage of mobile projects from initial planning, conceptualization, prototyping, design development, testing, and analytics.
Today we would like to share with you a new guest blog from Mikel Fernández, Software Director at bq from Spain. bq is a Spanish company dedicated to designing, manufacturing and marketing of multimedia devices and 3D printers. We are very glad that Testdroid has established a partnership with bq and deployed four bq devices at Testdroid Cloud.
Now let’s take a look at why bq chose Testdroid and their experiences with Testdroid suite.
We’re back with a new guest blog! Today’s guest is Danny Preussler, an engineer for Groupon from their Berlin team. Groupon is a mobile-first company with excellent mobile know-how, with people on board like Michael Burton, the creator of Roboguice, and Carlos Sessa, the man behind one of the must-reads for every Android enthusiast – “50 Android Hacks”.
All right, so let’s read what sort of things Danny wants to share with us about mobile app testing – and using Bitbar Testing.