Mobile Application Testing

Question: How to test applications on mobile phones?

Answer: We have two types of applications.
1. Browser based applications.
2. Simple applications (1. Standalone, 2. Client Server).

Testing approaches:
1. Test on simulators
2. Test on simulators provided by client web sites
3. Test directly on required devices.

There is no difference between regular testing and mobile phone application testing.

Windows iPhone Simulator: http://labs.blackbaud.com/NetCommunity/article?artid=662
Nice online simulator http://testiphone.com/
Very Nice iPhone Simulator: http://www.genuitec.com/products.html
iPhone File Browser: http://code.google.com/p/iphonebrowser/downloads/list
Sample Web based Simulator: http://emulator.mtld.mobi/emulator.php

Theory:
Mobile Web: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_Web
Mobile Web Best Practices: http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/CR-mwabp-20100211/

Mobile Web Sites
Kayak: http://m.kayak.com/
Orbitz: http://mobile.orbitz.com/
Travelocity iPhone: http://iphone.travelocity.com/
Travelocity BlackBerry: http://mobile.travelocity.com/
Flight Stats: http://www.flightstats.com/go/Mobile/home.do
IHG Mobile Application: http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/wireless/6c/1/en/home.action
Priceline: http://www.priceline.mobi/mobilesite/
List of Mobile Sites: http://wapreview.com/index.php?id=23

Search in Google for mobile simulator / emulators.

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