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QA overview

Environments

  • iPhone OS 3.0 or higher on iPhone 3G or 3GS
  • iPhone OS 3.0 or higher on iPod touch 1G, 2G or 3G

For testing Fluid Engage with VoiceOver: 

  • iPhone OS 3.0 or higher on iPhone 3GS
  • iPhone OS 3.0 or higher on iPod touch 32 GB or 64 GB (Fall 2009 or later)

Protocol overview

General QA guidelines

  • Does the tool behave the way that you would expect?
  • Are you surprised by anything?
  • Does something take longer than you would expect?
  • When the tool does something unexpected or takes too long to do something, does the tool provide appropriate feedback?

QA tests

Unit tests

Protocol: Launch the following websites to execute unit tests.

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Task-oriented functional tests

Description: Ensures that the component is able to handle expected input.

Protocol: Perform these tasks after completing initial Engage setup (to be added: instructions on adding app to home screen).

Test all screens: Absence of horizontal scroll

Procedure:

  1. Drag the screen left and right while holding the device in portrait mode.

Expected results:

  • The screen should not shift left or right (i.e., it is fixed).
Test 1: Check empty My Collection

Procedure:

  1. Clear the device's Safari cache and cookies.
  2. Start the application.
  3. From the home screen, invoke "My Collection".
    (For VO: After the screen load announcement, have VO read the screen from top to bottom. Also tap around the screen to check position of elements.)

Expected results:

  • (For VO: User should hear "Web page loaded - My Collection".)
  • A screen showing an empty collection with instructions indicating that the user's collection is empty should appear.
    (For VO: Instructions should be readable by VO.)
Test 2: Create a My Collection

Procedure:

  1. From the application home screen, invoke "Enter object code" or its icon.
  2. Enter a valid object code (see object code list for possibilities).
  3. Invoke "Collect" on the artifact view.
  4. Invoke the home icon to return to the home screen.
  5. Repeat steps 1-4 several times (say, a dozen times).
  6. When this is done, invoke the "Home" button to return to the application home screen.

Expected results:

  • Each time "Collect" is tapped on, the button should change to read "Uncollect" and a status message should appear indicating that it was added to "My Collection".
    (For VO: User should hear the status message.)
Test 3: Page load (cont'd from Test 2)

Procedure:

  1. Complete Test 2.
  2. From the application home screen, invoke "My Collection" or its icon.
  3. (For VO: After the page load announcement, have VO read the screen from top to bottom. Also tap around the screen to check position of elements.)

Expected results:

  • (For VO: User should hear "Web page loaded - My Collection".)
  • An action bar with a single action button, Send, should be visible.
  • Below, a grid of thumbnails should be visible. No text should be accompanying the thumbnails.
  • The thumbnails should be of the artifacts that you collected from Test 2.
    (For VO: The thumbnails should have appropriate link labels giving the artifact title.)
Test 4: Tapping on an artifact in grid view (cont'd from Test 3)

Procedure:

  1. Complete Test 3.
  2. Invoke an artifact in the grid.
  3. Invoke the back button in the artifact view.

Expected results:

  • You should be redirected to the artifact view corresponding to the artifact thumbnail you selected.
    • See artifact view test plans or wireframes for further details on expected artifact view presentation.
  • Upon tapping the back button from the artifact view, you should be returned to the My Collection page in grid view.
Test 5: Switching to list view (cont'd from Test 3 or 4)

Procedure:

  1. Complete Test 3 or 4.
  2. Invoke the switch to list layout icon in the top right corner.
  3. (For VO: After the screen load announcement, have VO read the screen from top to bottom. Also tap around the screen to check position of elements.)

Expected results:

  • (For VO: User should get a feedback about the loading of objects in list layout.)
  • An action bar with a single action button, Send, should be visible.
  • The grid view should switch to list view of artifacts.
  • Each of the list items should consist of:
    • Artifact thumbnail
    • Name of the artifact
    • Date of the artifact
  • The exact artifacts from grid view should appear in list view (no more, no less).
Test 6: Tapping on an artifact in list view (cont'd from Test 5)

Procedure:

  1. Complete Test 5.
  2. Invoke an artifact in the grid.
  3. Invoke the back button in the artifact view.

Expected results:

  • You should be redirected to the artifact view corresponding to the artifact thumbnail you selected.
    • See artifact view test plans or wireframes for further details on expected artifact view presentation.
  • Upon tapping the back button from the artifact view, you should be returned to the My Collection page in list view.
Test 7: Switching back to grid view (cont'd from Test 5 or 6)

Procedure:

  1. Complete Test 5 or 6.
  2. Invoke the grid icon in the top right corner.
  3. (For VO: After the screen load announcement, have VO read the screen from top to bottom. Also tap around the screen to check position of elements.)

Expected results:

  • (For VO: User should get a feedback about the loading of objects in grid layout.)
  • An action bar with a single action button, Send, should be visible.
  • Below, a grid of thumbnails should be visible. No text should be accompanying the thumbnails.
    (For VO: The thumbnails should have appropriate link labels giving the artifact title.)
  • The exact artifacts from list view should appear in the grid view (no more, no less).
Test 8: Send the "My Collection"

Procedure:

Expected results:

Boundary Tests

Description: Ensures proper functionality at the input limits.

Protocol: Perform these tasks on the following site.

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