Chapter 13. Debugging and Testing
Develop commercial quality mobile applications.
A key component in Forum Nokia’s develop-and-optimize approach is the iterative debugging and testing process. Compared with desktop application users, mobile users are less tolerant of application errors and poor UI designs. If the mobile application crashes, runs too slowly, or is not intuitive to use, the user simply moves on and does not use it anymore. On the other hand, debugging and testing for multiple target devices is a very tedious task. In this chapter, we cover some tools and approaches that make the debugging and testing process as smooth as possible. The topics include the following:
Debugging: covers the basics of MIDlet debugging. We introduce tools ...