[Chicago] Mobile device testing

Carl Karsten carl at personnelware.com
Wed Jul 22 16:58:20 CEST 2009

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 9:46 AM, Brian Ray<bray at sent.com> wrote:
> Hey all:
> Hope mobile testing is not to far off topic for this list; although, I know
> we have some experts so I thought I would give it a swing.
> I have a client who wants me to convert their existing survey (done in
> ExtJS, over Django, btw) to be viewable from a particular mobile phone's
> browser. I am already detecting and parsing User Agents. Currently I send
> them to a page saying to use a desktop computer.  I do not mind re-writing
> the form for mobile devices. Testing is the bigger issue here.
> I saw this site http://ready.mobi/  Not sure if their is a better way.  Is
> there a way to run test nightly with perhaps a Python framework to test
> mobile devices.  Under the hood I am sure these testing sites use some Lint
> engines. Any ideas how I test my product in the most Pythonic way possible?

you might want to see this iPhoneCamp video:
"Unit Testing using Google Toolbox for Mac" by Rusty Zarse

But I can't show it because I don't have a release.  I am guessing it
is an oversite, cuz the camera was 20' from him and he didn't object.
But I can't figure out how to contact him.  I found a blog and a
company, posted to "contact me" but have not heard back.  find me an
email address and I will take care of the release issue.

> Brian Ray
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Carl K

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