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Phonegap Essentials

By : Ivan Turkovic
Book Image

Phonegap Essentials

By: Ivan Turkovic

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Testing


The testing of applications is an important aspect of build applications, and mobile applications are no exception. With a slight difference for most of the development that doesn't require native device APIs, you can use the platform simulators and see the results. However, if you are using the native device APIs that are not supported through simulators, then you need to have a real device in order to run a test on it.

It is not unusual to use desktop browsers resized to mobile device screen resolution to emulate their screen while you are developing the application just to test the UI screens, since it is much faster and easier than building and running the application on a simulator or real device for every small change. There is a great plugin for the Google Chrome browser called Apache Ripple. It can be run without any additional tools. The Apache Ripple simulator runs as a web app in the Google Chrome browser. In Cordova, it can be used to simulate your app on a number of iOS...