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June 9, 2010

Tips&Tricks: Using various Firefox plugins for initial testing of Mobile Projects

Filed under: FireFox Plug-Ins, Tips Tricks — natiku @ 8:38 am

Probably the optimum testing method for a mobile site is:

* Test the site in a desktop browser first to ensure functionality behaves as expected
* Once the site is functionally complete, test using some device emulators
* When the site is working correctly across all emulators, begin testing on real handsets

See more in:

Testing Mobile Web Sites Using Firefox

More information about useful Firebox Web Mobile related Plugins:

Firefox Plugins for Mobile Web Developers

XHTML (MP) Mime Mobile Profile

Low Quality Flash

Firesizer One of many resizers

Mobile Phone Identification Information Sources

Mobile Browser ID (User-Agent) Strings

User Agent Profile (UAProf) Lists Here, Here and

February 2, 2010

Tips&Tricks: Firefox is my best friend for couple years

Filed under: FireFox Plug-Ins, Tips Tricks — natiku @ 8:12 pm

Firefox is a powerful Web browser with unique flexible and easily extensible UI User Interface base on XML. Firefox using a XUL XML User Interface Language, which allows to write powerful handy tester tools as Firefox Add-ons.

Potential of so powerful tool was of course identified by Web Tester community and couple of interesting Firefox Add-ons (Plug-ins) was created with testing need in mind. I will try in this serial pressed my favorite Firefox testing (QA/QE) related Add-ons (Plug-ins).

Here is a sample of testing under Firefox from 2006 (Around Firefox 1.5 version)
Hacking Web 2.0 Applications with Firefox

Here is sample how my colleagues use Firefox for troubleshooting
Troubleshooting OpenSSO with Firefox Add-Ons

Here is sample hoe colleagues use Firefox under Selenium as regular testing tool
Rajesh’s Weblog – Selenium Category

In next posts I will show my Favorite FireFox Plug-ins

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