Testing, requirements and security are all concerns for IT involved with the mobile development
lifecycle. In this mobile guide, learn about QA testing, security measures, BYOD and mobile
1Requirements and testing-
Mobile software testing and requirements require planning
What are the first steps when testing for mobile applications quality assurance? How does mobile testing differ from other software testing? Find the answers to these questions and more here in this mobile testing and requirements section.
Going mobile with software quality assurance testing is hard for teams used to Web/desktop apps. Matt Heusser offers ideas to jumpstart the process. Continue Reading
Expert Scott Sehlhorst identifies three mobile app types and explains the unique challenges each poses around software requirement specifications. Continue Reading
It's time to fix mobile performance management. We can't control connectivity, but we can architect, code and test the app for optimal performance. Continue Reading
Code signing creates a system of trust among mobile users, but it doesn't bolster the security of the app itself, says expert Dan Cornell. Continue Reading
When an app loses its Wi-Fi connection, the best thing software pros can offer mobile users is graceful error handling. Here's how to test for it. Continue Reading
Mobile testing isn't the only big change shaking up the software lifecycle. The mobile planning and coding stages are also undergoing major shifts. Continue Reading
Building security into mobile connections
How secure is your mobile device? Is your Wi-Fi trustworthy? Learn what kinds of security threats are on the rise and how best to keep software secure in this mobile security section.
Expert Dan Cornell explains how to ensure mobile apps behave securely -- even when they encounter untrusted Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connections. Continue Reading
Security expert Dan Cornell explains why the practice of threat modeling early in the software development cycle is crucial for mobile developers. Continue Reading
Conducting an unbiased analysis of the skill gap in user experience and interface design, Crystal Bedell finds enterprise mobile know-how lacking. Continue Reading
Two security experts get up on their soap box about the steps software teams should take to secure applications throughout the apps' lifecycle. Continue Reading
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Creating usable mobile app dev lifecycles through teamwork
What does BYOD mean and what does it mean for mobile apps? How do software development teams work together? Find out about lifecycle development teams and processes in this section of our mobile development guide.
Creating compelling mobile user experiences is forcing software teams to broaden their skills and integrate UX expertise into the mobile lifecycle. Continue Reading
Enterprise software groups redefine themselves as 'team mobile,' as apps for smart phones and tablets take precedence over Web and desktop projects. Continue Reading
Bring-your-own-device policies have profound implications for enterprise mobile release management. Can your team handle the constant updates? Continue Reading
As software teams go mobile, the new way of working includes shorter lifecycles, continual software updates and one tester for every developer. Continue Reading
ALM expert Kevin Parker explains a key challenge of mobile apps development: managing the constant updates these business-critical apps demand. Continue Reading
Mobile apps development projects require shorter release cycles. Kevin Parker explains how automation can help teams cope with the tight time frame. Continue Reading
Strategies that say mobile comes first give mobile apps priority over desktop apps. Some experts say mobile and desktop apps should coordinate. Continue Reading