Chapter    9

Testing and Deploying Your Mobile Web App

Believe it or not, testing and deploying your mobile web application is one of the most important, yet overlooked, aspects of the development cycle.

The most basic testing and deployment method is to use an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client to upload your mobile web application to a public-facing web server. Typically, you then test the uploaded application in your mobile’s web browser by “playing” with it to make sure that everything is working as it should. If there are any issues, then you make the amends on your local machine, test it, and then reupload the changed files.

This works for small applications and extremely small teams; however, as your application and development team ...

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