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Strategies for testing client-server interactions in mobile applications

  • Niranjan Tulpule
MobileDeLi '13 Proceedings of the 2013 ACM workshop on Mobile development lifecycle, ACM, Indianapolis, Indiana, pp. 19-20

Abstract

Modern smartphone ecosystems have their unique set of constraints which makes testing the contract between client and servers hard. In this paper we will describe the Google+ team's approaches to solving this problem. We will describe our testing philosophy followed by a couple of frameworks and test design patterns that we have found to be really useful in a client-server testing context.

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