May 14, 2013
The mobile and web matrix has grown to such epic dimensions that it is nearly impossible and extremely cost-prohibitive to cover entirely in-house. There are thousands of device, carrier and platform combinations for mobile alone. Add web browsers, anti-virus software, plug-ins and PC specs into the mix and your testing lab would need to be the size of an aircraft hangar. But somewhere in the world there are potential users for every matrix combination.
By moving a portion of your testing into the wild you can identify bugs specific to each combination and prevent show-stopping bugs from reaching your end users. Here's what in-the-wild testing will help you accomplish.