A Mobile Application Testing Community
- Native app
- Mobile web app
- Hybrid app
There are following types of mobile applications that are being tested by mobile testing services:
a) Native Application: Applications installed from application store (Google Play Store [for Android devices] and App Store [for iOS devices]) into the devices and run are known as Native applications.
Ex: Instagram, Whats app etc.
b) Web Application: Applications that runs on mobile web browsers like Chrome, Safari are called Web applications. Ex: m.facebook.com, m.gmail.com etc.
c) Hybrid Application: These are combination of Native and Web application. They can run on devices and written in web technologies like HTML5, CSS. Ex: eBay, Flipkart etc.