When your app crashes, you want to know absolutely everything!

From the developerWorks archives

Holman Sze

Date archived: February 1, 2017 | First published: November 06, 2014

If software engineering was like civil engineering, then mobile apps would be as rock solid as the average modern bridge. However, software engineering is a very different discipline - and a much younger one - than civil engineering. We have best practices and design patterns to help us write excellent software, but it is almost impossible to guarantee a piece of software will never crash. This is an even bigger challenge in today's mobile apps which, thanks to very short release cycles, do not enjoy as much quality assurance as do other kinds of software. In this article, you will understand how the automated crash reporting feature of IBM® Mobile Quality Assurance can make your mobile app as strong as a bridge.

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