In present times, people use multiple devices to perform their day to day activities, be it booking a flight ticket, or watching a show on Netflix or buying stuff online, the corresponding portals are accessed from desktop, mobile devices as well as tablets. Before launching any application, a developer or an organization should carry out testing for multiple devices to ensure that it can be accessed from anywhere without causing any breakage. Let’s discuss why multi-screen behavior is required and how it affects testing.
Why Multi-Screen Behavior is Required With the advancement of the digital age, a lot has changed in customer behavior when it comes to accessing website and online applications.
- With the increasing use of smartphones for accessing web sites and applications, almost 7 billion people are using mobile as per a report published in the first quarter of 2018. It is important that an application works properly on mobile devices so that the end user can access it from anywhere.
- New applications that are introduced in the market are developed keeping cross device compatibility as top priority. However, many old applications are there, which still does not work properly on mobile or tablets. To keep up with the recently developed applications of similar pattern as well as their competitions, organizations should focus more into cross device compatibility.