New HP Testing for Mobility Services handles functionally validating apps to ensure that they work as intended.
Developers need to ensure that apps work on all devices, but going out and buying every Android and smartphone and iPhone obviously isn’t feasible. HP Testing for Mobility Services, a joint effort between HP and partner Perfecto Mobile, determines whether apps work on these devices and operating systems.
This is not an emulator, but a service that sits in the cloud and enables developers to run test cases. Developers using the service will find the image of the device they wish to test against, and then load their app into the cloud based device -- which is a fully functional smartphone that includes GPS and camera features, according to Morgan, senior director of product and solution marketing for HP Software.
"By having all test cases automated across all devices, we're able to do run automated tests against the devices, and developers see the results right away," said Morgan. "Without this, they would have to do all this manually." [Read]
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