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Overview

With a mobile-first approach to applications, many enterprises face a dynamic and variable environment of: multiple devices, service providers, operating systems, and network conditions. A lack of best practices and experience prevents accurate testing of mobile applications. This paper addresses the issues of mobile testing and offers insight into testing mobile...

With a mobile-first approach to applications, many enterprises face a dynamic and variable environment of: multiple devices, service providers, operating systems, and network conditions. A lack of best practices and experience prevents accurate testing of mobile applications. This paper addresses the issues of mobile testing and offers insight into testing mobile application performance:

  • The top five myths of mobile testing
  • The challenges of developing and deploying applications on a mobile network
  • The software testing steps for a comprehensive network virtualization strategy
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Executive summary
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Stretching the limits of reality
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'Expert' advice?
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Unraveling the myths
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The top five myths of mobile application testing
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Myth 1: testing in the wild
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Myth 2: war driving
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Myth 3: freeware and partial emulation (a.k.a. compound inaccuracy)
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Myth 4: ignore jitter—streaming media and full emulation
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Myth 5: sterile functional testing (does a 10-minute response pass?)
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The challenges presented across the mobile network
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Network virtualization for software testing
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An introduction to HP Network Virtualization
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