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Responsive Web Design with jQuery by Gilberto Crespo

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Chapter 9. Testing the Responsiveness

It is a fact that there is no better test than to check your design on the device itself, even though it consumes more time than we expected in our test emulators; browser tools are the solutions found to make testing faster, but will not be able to reproduce a website 100 percent identical to the real thing.

Although they will come very close, we may define this type of test as only the initial testing process, and then test on real devices ensuring that all features are working well.

In this chapter we will learn about:

  • Simulating a device using browser tools
  • Testing on a device's emulator
  • Tips for unit testing on responsive websites

Simulating a device using browser tools

Browser tools will not be able to simulate ...

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