Video: Leverage What You Know with Appium + Perfecto Mobile

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Appium, Continuous Quality, Mobile App Quality, Mobile Testing
30 Jul 2015

Yesterday, we announced that we’ve extended the popular test automation framework, Appium, into our cloud-based Continuous Quality Lab. What we’ve essentially done is take Appium’s test automation goodness and make it enterprise ready — with better test automation, performance and monitoring in real-user environments. If you’re an Appium user, check out our Appium Extension page […]

  

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Perfecto Mobile Helps You Get More out of Appium

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Appium, Cloud Based Testing, Continuous Integration, Mobile App Quality, Mobile Testing
29 Jul 2015

As agile practices take hold, enterprises are expecting more collaboration between dev and test teams. Dev teams are doing more testing while QA teams are becoming more skilled at coding. This is happening now, and as a result open-source test automation frameworks like Selenium and Appium are flourishing. Like others, Perfecto Mobile has been observing […]

  

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Making Appium an Enterprise-Grade Mobile Quality Solution

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Agile Testing, Android Testing, Appium, Cloud Based Testing, Continuous Quality, iOS Testing, Mobile Cloud
29 Jul 2015

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When looking at the 2015 mobile quality market, it’s hard to miss the shift toward open-source test frameworks. In addition to tools such as Calabash and Selenium, Appium is gaining momentum for enterprises using agile practices and developer-centric tools. Working with our enterprise customers, we realized Appium requires additional layers on top to support enterprise testing […]

  

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Five-Star Apps: What It Takes to Get Rave Reviews

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Agile Testing, Continuous Quality, Mobile App Quality, Mobile Testing, Performance Testing, Quality Assurance
17 Jul 2015

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Here’s some advice every enterprise mobile team would agree with: Make sure your app works before you send it to the app store. But what does having the “app work” really mean? Of course it needs to pass all functional tests and deliver a solid user experience. But are you doing rigorous performance testing on […]

  

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AWS Device Farm Another Win for Cloud-Based Mobile Testing

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Continuous Quality, Mobile App Development, Mobile App Quality, Mobile Cloud
14 Jul 2015

Something happened last week that made us even more enthusiastic about what we do here at Perfecto Mobile. Cloud leader Amazon joined the mobile app testing movement. Amazon’s AWS Device Farm service — as well as the arrival of Google’s Cloud Test Lab in May — both validate the market for automated mobile app testing […]

  

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United and NYSE ‘Glitches’ Show Why Mobile App Testing Matters

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Continuous Quality, Mobile App Development, Mobile App Quality, Mobile Monitoring, Security
09 Jul 2015

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Yesterday was weird, huh? In the same day, United Airlines grounded all of its U.S. flights for an hour, the Wall Street Journal’s homepage did not work for east coast readers, and a little outfit called the New York Stock Exchange stopped trading for three hours. The reason? Technical “glitches.” While the term “glitch” has […]

  

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Use the Mobile Test Pyramid to Release Better Apps

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Mobile App Quality, Mobile Testing, Quality Assurance, Test Automation
30 Jun 2015

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Anyone involved in software testing and software test automation should know the test automation pyramid introduced by Mike Cohn. I will expand on this subject in this post, which contains excerpts from my book “Hands-On Mobile App Testing” published with Pearson Education. The typical testing pyramid consists of three layers, as you can see in […]

  

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Make Hybrid Object Analysis Part of Your Automated Testing

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Agile Testing, Continuous Quality, iOS Testing, Mobile App Quality
29 Jun 2015

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As mobile testing becomes more complex, there’s a need for efficient testing tools and techniques to assure sufficient test coverage. When it comes to mobile test automation and object identification, it’s important to have both Native object analysis and visual object analysis capabilities within your test automation frameworks. Native objects (or DOM for web apps) […]

  

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Perfecto Mobile CEO Talks Digital, Rigorous App Testing in Interview

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Continuous Quality, Internet of Things, Mobile Testing, Wearables
26 Jun 2015

At Enterprise Apps World this week in London, Perfecto Mobile CEO Eran Yaniv sat down with Mobile World Live to discuss the company’s mission to help enterprises instill quality in their apps — from development all the way through customer support. In the interview, Yaniv told the tale of how Perfecto’s customers have progressed from […]

  

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Welcome George Kadifa to the Perfecto Mobile Board

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Agile Testing, Continuous Quality, Mobile App Development, Mobile Testing
25 Jun 2015

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I’m writing today to share some great news: the appointment of business and technology executive George Kadifa to Perfecto Mobile’s Board of Directors. We’ve been working hard as an organization to partner with global enterprises and enable them to create better mobile apps faster and elevate the quality of the digital experience with continuous quality. […]

  

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Here’s Why Your Mobile Quality Lab Needs to Be Always-On

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Agile Testing, Best Practies, Cloud Based Testing, Continuous Quality, Mobile App Quality
23 Jun 2015

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One of IT’s main responsibilities is making sure the company’s information systems continue to function all the time. What do you expect from systems such as email, ERP, CRM, Wi-Fi, file server? You need 24/7 and 99.9% availability, right? What do you expect from internal systems such as a corporate portal, room scheduling system, and […]

  

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Mobile Comes to Town at This Year’s Jenkins User Conferences

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Continuous Integration, Continuous Quality, Mobile App Development, Mobile App Quality, Mobile Testing
16 Jun 2015

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Consider this a shout out to mobile app developers: You are invited! For the first time, there’s a Mobile track at the Jenkins User Conferences to discuss the best ways to extend continuous integration to mobile application testing. It’s no secret that incorporating mobile test automation and CI comes with a learning curve. Mobile UI […]

  

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3 Mobile App Testing Mistakes to Avoid

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Continuous Quality, Mobile App Development, Mobile Testing
15 Jun 2015

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Is your enterprise mobile team staying a step ahead of the fast and fickle mobile market? Even the most innovative companies have trouble keeping up, but if you’re approaching mobile app testing with a laid-back web mentality or getting by on manual tests on in-house devices, I’m sorry to say you won’t keep up for […]

  

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Perfecto Mobile Offers iOS 9 Beta Testing in Its Continuous Quality Lab

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Continuous Integration, Continuous Quality, iOS Testing, Mobile Testing, News, Trends, Articles
09 Jun 2015

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Just as we were able to support iPhone 6, 6+ and other recent business-critical devices and OS platforms, Perfecto Mobile will support our customers with the brand new iOS 9 Beta 1 developer preview. As a company, we understand the importance of having early access to the developer beta previews. It’s been 24 hours since […]

  

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Google Still Needs To Open Up On Mobile App Testing

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Android Testing, CTO Blog, Mobile App Quality, Selenium Testing, WebDriver
05 Jun 2015

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Google I/O 2015 last week was a great show with lots of exciting news. I’m sure you’ve already read about Android M, Cardboard VR and Google Photos so I won’t bore you with another summary. For this post, I’d like to share my thoughts on what I saw from the show in terms of testing […]

  

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Perfecto Mobile Named SD Times 100 Award Winner for Second Straight Year

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Mobile App Development, Mobile App Quality, Mobile Testing, Performance Testing, Quality Assurance, Security
03 Jun 2015

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We’re happy to announce that Perfecto Mobile has won the SD Times 100 award for the second year in a row! We’ve been named as a leader in the QA, Security and Performance category. “Security remains a hot-button issue, and nobody wants to be the subject of the next sorry headline about a breach or […]

  

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The Mobile Devices to Test On, Both Now and Soon

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Mobile App Quality, Mobile Device Testing, Mobile Testing, Performance Testing, Wearables
26 May 2015

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Our newly-released Mobile Test Coverage Index is helping mobile teams create a test plan that covers the devices and operating systems their customers are using. But let’s make one thing clear: the devices you’re targeting are a moving target themselves and the cast of characters will change every quarter. Our industry-first report – which can […]

  

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Wondering Which Devices And Operating Systems To Test On?

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Continuous Quality, iOS Testing, Mobile App Development, Mobile App Quality, Mobile Monitoring, Mobile Testing, Performance Testing, Test Automation
18 May 2015

Any organization making the transition to mobile grapples with this million dollar question: What devices and operating systems should we be testing our apps against? So far, the market has not provided an answer. But we’ve all seen the angry customer tweets, the two-star app store ratings, and the national headlines about app failures. The […]

  

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App Letdowns: Mobile Glitches That Bug Us

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Continuous Quality, Mobile App Development, Mobile App Quality, Mobile Monitoring, Mobile Testing, Performance Testing
14 May 2015

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We talk a lot here at Perfecto Mobile about testing to catch app glitches before they reach users at the wrong time. Enough of these “glitch moments” and the dreaded army of two-star ratings and angry tweets will soon attack. You can’t underestimate the damage this kind of negativity can do to your brand and […]

  

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Are You Catching App Glitches Before They Reach Users?

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Best Practies, Continuous Integration, Continuous Quality, Mobile App Development, Mobile App Quality, Mobile Monitoring, Mobile Testing, Performance Testing, Test Automation
11 May 2015

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In the mobile enterprise, even a temporary app malfunction can have a major business impact. We’ve seen this happen recently. Enterprises in retail, banking and the airline industry that rely on mobile apps and websites to serve customers experienced headline-grabbing hiccups over the past six months. During the holidays, mobile traffic spikes caused website glitches […]

  

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