Enterprise App Development in a BYOD World

April 22, 2015

BYOD or Bring Your Own Device is a growing trend among both large enterprises and SMEs, which means they turn a blind eye or even encourage workers to use their own devices for work. But what does BYOD mean for the development and testing of enterprise apps? And how can you maintain security without harming [...]

  

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Every Cloud Has an App Silver Lining

April 14, 2015

Some things are just meant to go together. Batman and Robin, beer and football, Laurel and Hardy and so it goes with apps and the cloud. As we move more of our lives over to mobile, the ability to quickly access data and information will become crucial. To be truly mobile, data needs to be [...]

  

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Embracing Continuous Quality

April 8, 2015

Thanks to the Internet, all of human knowledge is at our fingertips and smartphones have made information accessible from almost anywhere. However, this expectation of immediate gratification has led to one undeniable trend – impatience. No one wants to have to deal with a technology that is either slow or delivers a bad user experience. [...]

  

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There is no ‘I’ in App Development

March 31, 2015

App development may have originated with lone programmers working away in their bedrooms to deliver new social media platforms, games or workflow tools, but we are a long way past that now. When delivering an app aimed at thousands or even millions of users, it is a collaborative, team process. However, when this process encompasses [...]

  

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How Infostretch Can Help with Selenium Mobile Testing

March 24, 2015

The app economy is huge. In fact, as Apple’s Q4 2014 results show, the app industry now supports double the amount of people as Hollywood does. With over a million apps available in both the App Store and the Google Play Store, there is a lot of competition for user’s time. An app that crashes [...]

  

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Mobile App Security and its Impact on Development and Testing

March 17, 2015

We use mobile apps to help us with virtually every aspect of our lives – calling a cab, keeping in touch with friends and family, staying up-to-date on current events, and even to deliver our groceries.  Many of us also use mobile apps for banking and financial transactions, and we store credit card details and [...]

  

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The Apple Watch: New Challenges for Developers

March 10, 2015

Unless you have been living under a rock, you probably noticed that yesterday Apple finally launched its much-anticipated smart watch. Although there is still much debate on the long-term impact of this new device and its price point, one thing is for sure, it will sell millions. We never really grow up, do we? That [...]

  

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The Demands of QA in Agile Development

March 9, 2015

Agile development has a more obvious place in mobile than any other type of application development.  For those applications with a large enough audience, they will have a continuous stream of feedback.  Addressing those bugs and issues while implementing new suggestions and features at the drop of a hat is the perfect set-up for agile [...]

  

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Why Testing Wearables is a BIG Idea

March 3, 2015

Wearable technology is exploding.  We are starting to see it appear across so many industries – healthcare, fitness, lifestyle, security, gaming, travel – you name it and there is a wearable device and app that already exists or is currently being created.  All to help make your life easier, and more connected.  But what about [...]

  

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The 5 Big Mistakes in Enterprise Mobile App Testing

February 24, 2015

No-one is pretending that developing and testing an enterprise mobile app is easy.  But avoid these five big mistakes and it will go a lot smoother. 1. Choosing function over form Getting your back-end systems synced and responsive might feel like it is the bulk of the development.  In truth it is only 50% of [...]

  

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