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Mobile Application 'Type' is quite confusing topic. Some people misunderstood this with Mobile Application 'Categories'. Mobile Application 'Categories' are Utility Apps, Entertainment Apps, Private Apps, Games, Banking Apps. Nut the Mobile Application 'Type' are totally.. read more..

Windows Phone and iPhone App Checklist :

1. Windows Phone Test Checklist read more..
2. iPhone App Test Cases read more..

Please correct me if i messed something !

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Developer vs Tester (fake competition)

Developer vs Tester … a never lasting debate..i know..

Today in lunch table, I faced a weird situation when one of my team members forced me to contribute my thoughts regarding Developers vs Testers; actually they wanted to show that the Developer is betters than the Testers. Their point, whatever I got, was the Developers are more creative, innovative and knowledgeable than the Testers (Developers point) and Testers are more responsible, dedicated and detail oriented (as Testers said). Well they provided a lot of stuffs, examples and evidences to prove them-self right. Ahhh…… again that fake competition.

I tried a lot to let them understand that we cannot judge the Head and Tale in same Coin. Both have their own roles and responsibilities. But the people had childish ego to prove them-selves superior.

I, truly, never understand why such intelligent, capable and talented people fall in such a waste topic to discuss. I mean there is lot of issues, topics are there to discuss of. Why they want to prove themselves perfect? I mean we guys are in same team, on same project and doing the same task so where’s the point of discussing superiority?

At last, I just added few things before leaving the table; the IT industry is like a Football game where Developer, Business analyst etc are the Strikers, Quarterback...and Tester is like Goal Keeper. The whole team plays hard to win the match and I understand even the Development team is concern about the Quality but if Goal Keeper misses a goal, the whole team is going to lose. Even same for the developer as the Developer has his own responsibilities as they must strike a goal otherwise Team will also lose. So where’s the Competition buddy? It’s a Team work dude.

So instead of comparing the foolish things(because both the developer and tester are on the same boat), let unite to build a better world.

Thanks God, whatever I used ever is already developed and tested. :)

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Eclipse configuration with Android SDK

This is my first blog here so please correct me if something wrong.

Pre-requisites:

  • Eclipse setup
  • Android SDK setup
  • ADT Plug-in for Eclipse
  • AJDT (for AspectJ conversion)

Eclipse:


Download Eclipse from URL:

http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/

Version: Eclipse Classic 3.7.2 (Windows 32 Bit)


No need to install the Eclipse, just unzip the downloaded folder anywhere in local drive. That will provide the ‘eclipse.exe’ which will open the Eclipse framework.

On opening the Eclipse framework, it will ask for the location of ‘workspace’ folder (‘Workspace’ is the location where the entire Eclipse project will be saved). Make any workspace folder anywhere in your machine and give the location.

Now Eclipse has successfully configured. Now we can open Eclipse, write any program and can save program to workspace folder.

Android SDK setup:


We need to setup and configure Android with Eclipse. Basically it is for development process but in case if we need to check how’s the application behave we can have a look on such the application in eclipse.

Download Android-sdk-windows (android-sdk_r18-windows) from the following URL:

http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html

No need to install the Android, just unzip the downloaded folder (android-sdk_r18-windows) anywhere in local drive. That will provide the ‘SDK Manager.exe’ (which will open the Android SDK Manager) and ‘AVD Manager.exe’ (which will open the AVD Manager).

i) SDK Manager: used for installing the Android packages
· Run the ‘SDK Manager.exe’ (can be found in the ‘android-sdk-windows’ folder)
· Android SDK manager will provide the list of package to install
· Install any of the package (like Android 4.0.3 (API 15))


ii) AVD Manager: used for creating the Virtual Device (emulator)
· Run the ‘AVD Manager.exe’ (can be found in the ‘android-sdk-windows’ folder)
· ‘Android Virtual Device Manager’ window will be open.
· Click on New> and follow the steps as shown in below screenshot:

Name: name of Virtual device (or emulator)
Target: version of Android emulator which you are going to use
CPU/ABI: for Android, use ARM
SD Card ‘Size’: it could be 512MB or 1GB
Snapshot: checked (best practice) [It will keep the track if any activity killed or process crashed, if its enabled we can restore the session ]
Skin ‘Built-in’: HVGA (for Android)

Click on ‘CreateAVD’. It will create the AVD which will be seen in ‘Android Virtual Device Manager’ under ‘AVD Name’ section.
Select the AVD name and click on ‘Start’. ‘Launch Option’ pop-up will be open. Then click on ‘Launch’. It will open the Android emulator.

ADT plug-in for Eclipse:
ADT plug-in extends the capabilities of Eclipse to let you quickly set up new Android projects, build an app UI, debug your app, and export signed (or unsigned) app packages (APKs) for distribution.


To install ADT plug-in:
· Start Eclipse> Help > Install New Software....
· Click Add, in the top-right corner.
· In the Add Repository dialog that appears, enter "ADT Plug-in" for the Name and the following URL for the Location:
· https://dl-ssl.google.com/android/eclipse/
· Click OK

Restart the Eclipse. It will ask for the Android SDK (which is we have already install as above mentioned steps) so Just give the location of Android SDK path.
Now while looking on the Eclipse, TWO newly added icons will be shown, these TWO icons are for ‘AVD Manager’ and ‘Android SDK Manager’.
Now Eclipse is configured with Android SDK.

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