The term ‘regression’ sounds very tedious, terrifying and too technical, but it’s really not.
Literally, “regression” means “going back” to the previous state of your application just to ensure that any new change, bug fix, patch or version did not disturb the existing code of the application and the app runs as expected.
There is no big difference in regression testing of a mobile application to that of the web application.
This is because no matter what the platform is, the application’s functionality is not going to change.
Example: If the ‘LIKE button in Facebook’ has to work on the web platform, then it should work the same way on the mobile platform.
This means, that the functional aspects of the application don’t make difference in mobile regression to that of web regression testing.
Also, the test cases used for web app regression testing can be used for mobile regression testing.
Then why Mobile Regression Testing services is such a chaos?
There are other aspects which should be considered while executing regression test plan for a mobile application.
These are only few examples. This list will grow bigger based on the number of devices, platforms, OSs, country, currency involved, etc.
But these issues become traumatic when neglected.
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In a strange way, mobile application testing is dualistic. There is no middle ground. The growing use of smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices have accelerated mobile applications and mobile application testing indefinitely.
Like any desktop or web application testing, mobile application testing hones in on the quality and performance of the end product.
Mobile Regression Testing Puzzle can be solved easily when the below aspects are followed.
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