Ten Steps to Great Mobile App Performance Testing Using JMeter

Ten Steps to Great Mobile App Performance Testing Using JMeter

Nowadays, almost every company has its own mobile app which provides millions of customers with products and services for all kinds of requests. Just think of it: every day, developers upload thousands of new applications to Google Play and App Store. To engage and retain users, you should not only have brand new ideas, a great code and design, but also be sure of high system performance.

In this blog post, we will take a step-by-step look at how to write a load script for a mobile application and run a test by generating HTTP/HTTPS traffic on the app server using JMeter.

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Mobile App Performance Testing: Where to Start?

Have you noticed that your app often crashes or users uninstall it soon after the initial download? With high probability, the reason is the performance of your application in various networks and under different loads. To be sure about that, check it under critical conditions by testing your app’s performance.

Mobile app testing is often even more challenging and tedious than that of PC software. A large variety of devices, increased mobility of users, the use of device-specific features — all of this can seem confusing. In this post, you’ll find out more about what it means to performance test mobile apps, as well as get some tips and hacks that help do it.

types of testing for mobile applications

Types of Mobile Testing: How to Choose Right for Your App

Mobile testing helps mobile app developers maximize the performance of these applications. With that said, mobile testing is not a one step-operation, but rather a procedure of iterative steps that tailor the application according to user requirements.
In this article, we will discuss multiple types of mobile testing and discuss the goals and benefits of each given testing procedure.

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Automated vs Manual Mobile App Testing: Do You Need Both?

Software testing is a crucial part in creating a successful project. By assessing every facet of the product, a developer will know if the code meets business requirements. It’s through the testing that companies increase user tolerance and improve the performance of their apps.
Having said that, testing is only as beneficial as it is efficient. There are two main approaches to testing – manual or automated. Both are critiqued and advocated all over the web, so choosing the one to fit your project is not an easy task. In this post, we’ll give you a brief rundown on the difference between them, their respective pros and cons, and the ways developers can take advantage of both.

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PFLB and HeadSpin are taking mobile application testing to a new level

PFLB has announced collaboration with HeadSpin, USA, to implement projects in the field of automation, functional and load testing of mobile applications. PFLB will deliver a unique solution to the market. It can and should be used for remote testing of mobile applications on real devices built to meet the needs of customers. A special software and hardware complex from HeadSpin can be installed anywhere in the world and integrated with automation services for functional and load testing of mobile applications.

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Mobile Application Test: How Does It Work?

Gone are the days where phones were isolated communication devices that only got our attention when someone called us. They have now become our window to the world and the main source of interaction in a world halted by social restrictions.  Over the years, smartphones have become an essential part of modern life and their […]

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Mobile Testing: Real Device Vs Simulator Vs Emulator Testing

Over time, mobile devices are becoming increasingly common. They have become an essential part of our daily lives and have helped us speed up digital transformation initiatives. As of Q2 of 2020, people have downloaded 37.8 billion mobile apps on Apple and Google app stores. With the world shifting towards remote infrastructures and IoT networks, […]

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How to Build Mobile Testing Strategy?

Our mobile devices play a crucial role in everyday life. In fact, we rely on various mobile applications for everything, from monitoring our daily diets to meeting and interacting with people. However, the development of mobile applications is a long and arduous process and without proper mobile application testing, it can be difficult to implement […]