Beginner's Guide To Mobile Testing - Daniel Knott

About This Course

Welcome to the Beginners Guide to Mobile Testing! This 9-part course will take you through the fundamentals of testing mobile applications and help you kick start your mobile testing activities.

The course will cover:

  • The different mobile data networks including the pros and cons.
  • The technical specifications of mobile devices including the architecture as well as the built-in sensors which are used by millions of mobile apps.
  • The different mobile app types and how they can affect your testing activities.
  • The different business models behind apps to aid you in defining a solid mobile testing strategy.
  • The different mobile app stores focusing on Apple and Google.

Beginners Guide to Mobile Testing is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes long and packed with around 3 hours worth of mobile testing tasks for you to try out as well as extra resources to support you.

Resources you'll use throughout this course:

There are lots of open resources suggested in the individual Lesson Resources sections, as well as, links to The Club forum where you can share your progress and findings from the authentic mobile testing tasks recommended throughout this course.

In addition, you can take a look at Daniel's book “Hands-On Mobile App Testing” which can be used to support your learnings while taking this course.

What You'll Learn:

We'll cover all the basics of mobile testing and have even sprinkled in some quick, fun tasks throughout to help you develop new mobile testing use cases to implement at your company.

Who's This Course For:

If you are new to mobile testing or you want to switch from another industry field to mobile, then this course is the right foundation for you.


It would be advantageous if you have a basic understanding of software testing, but no mobile testing skills are required.

Meet the Instructor

Daniel Knott

Daniel Knott

Hi, my name is Daniel Knott and I am a passionate software tester since 2008. In my career I worked for companies from different industries such as IBM, Accenture, XING and AOE. In different agile projects I gained strong knowledge in different areas of software testing e.g. mobile, search and recommendation technologies, web and desktop applications.

Since 2011, I am the blogger of this blog and publish posts about software testing, mobile testing and any other kind of interesting topics around software development. If I find the time, I am also a speaker at testing conferences and quality assurance articles. An overview of my publications can be found here.

In 2014, I published my first book about mobile testing. The title of the book is “Hands-On Mobile App Testing” and can be purchased on In the beginning of 2016, Daniel released a new eBook called “Smartwatch App Testing” and is published at

Course At A Glance

Level - Beginner
Duration - about 1 hour
Lessons - 9
Type - Self-Paced
Topics - Mobile, Test Strategies
First Published - January 2019
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