Why Should One Pay Significant Attention to Mobile Web Software?

Why Should One Pay Significant Attention to Mobile Web Software?
August 05 10:00 2014 Print This Article

Now web technology is widely utilized in mobile software products. Mobile web programs and web sites have become extremely popular. According to the researches, at present more than half of online purchases is performed via mobile devices.

So, mobile testing of web sites and web applications is often ordered in any software testing company. One shouldn’t forget that web technology has originally been elaborated for personal computers in order to do such work appropriately.

Usability testing of mobile versions of many web sites reveals that they frequently require too many gestures and touch inputs, and are inconvenient and confusing for the users.

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Mobile testing of native software also differs from testing of mobile web programs.

Web Technology Requires Considering:

  • networking issues, like weak signals, network transition points, dead areas and so on;
  • usage of a web browser; it means that at least two programs must operate together what assumes utilization of more resources and more potential problems and difficulties.

Consequently, web site testing on tablets and smartphones is more complex process than it may seem. A software testing company advises its testers to be attentive to all its potential weaknesses, and keep in mind that a web application on a mobile device has other requirements than on a personal computer.

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