[Chicago] Mobile device testing

Carl Karsten carl at personnelware.com
Wed Jul 22 17:43:40 CEST 2009

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 9:58 AM, Carl Karsten<carl at personnelware.com> wrote:
> 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.


>From Rusty Zarse
To Carl
Hi Carl,

I got your note through Ockham.  Absolutely, you can post my iPhone
talks.  I was pleased that they went as well as they did.  It was an
excellent unconference.


Rusty Zarse _________________
CTO Ockham Research
rzarse at ockhamresearch.com

Carl K

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