[Chicago] Mobile device testing

Tom Printy tprinty at mail.edisonave.net
Wed Jul 22 16:50:42 CEST 2009


IF you have some cash to burn you could use Device Anywhere 

It isn't cheap though:

The nice thing is that you can test your app on the actual 
hardware/software of the phone.


Brian Ray 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?
> Brian Ray
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