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Microsoft Visual Studio emulator – Best in the business ?

Visual Studio emulator for Android is a great tool for debugging/deploy Android applications in the windows environment. For me personally, this is a much more convenient android emulator comparing with the Google’s own AVD emulators. Microsoft Visual Studio emulator for android uses the Hyper-V capabilities of the host computer, resulting in a faster launch. So it’s like, No more staring … Read More


Mobile Application Testing

How many apps do you use after its initial download? or in other words, have you ever downloaded an app and delete it after few minutes/weeks. Yes, would be the answer from most of us. Recent study conducted by the 34SP.com ( Full report in PDF ) found out that 20% of people regularly delete apps within just three months of downloading them, while 39% often delete apps … Read More


Mobile Test Automation – Appium – Part I

Appium is an open source test automation framework for use with native, mobile web and hybrid mobile app. I found couple of interesting articles regarding this and it kept me excited, so I’ve decided to take a look. Before going in to the configuration section, let’s just go through how Appium developed and the basic pillars of the Appium. Appium … Read More