Multi-device or cross-device testing is a type of testing that verifies if an application works across different browsers, screen sizes, resolutions and devices as expected. It is the process of verifying your application’s compatibility with different browsers and devices and making sure that it works consistently and as intended without any dependencies, or compromise in quality. The goal is also to perform really complex end-to-end processes on multiple devices, independently of which action is realized.
Why is multi-device testing challenging?
Lack of resources
Multi device testing implies more devices and testers to properly test all devices. Bugs and risks tend to be higher on multiple devices testing. Moreover, setting up cross-platform tests with traditional tools (technical, infrastructure, skills) is complex.
Multi-device testing involves the use of multiple tools to test complex user paths. Sometimes, one tool can be used per technology and device which exponentially increases the cost to test (maintenance, training, creation and analysis). Getting a complete QA environnement can become a timebomb.
Manual validation is often made by developers or project managers. Validation activities then take too much time compared to development activities. Moreover, when running complex and large functional tests, it becomes impossible to maintain every test at scale.
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Flaky tests (false positive)
Saved in test maintenance costs
Reached in functional test coverage
Reduce time and costs
Lower the time and cost of writing tests by pooling functional test modules. Create complex and scalable automated user interface tests. Run automatically as part of a continuous integration (CI) after each new build or release candidate.
Execute end-to-end tests across multiple operating systems, browsers and web applications. Use the same intuitive, no-code approach to automate any technology, from SAP to web services, desktop and mobile applications.
Get a better path coverage
Customers can now use complex user paths with multiple data, on multiple devices and with multiple navigators. Add depth to your tests by replaying them on extended data, a useful approach when your customers report bugs related to their data.
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