As an everyday user, when you encounter a bug, you don’t usually stop and think, “Maybe this issue is only happening on Chrome version 89 on Windows 10!” And why should you? Most people expect websites and apps to work properly on their system – especially if they’re not using an esoteric old version of Internet Explorer.
If you work in software development, it’s a good idea to remember that to a user encountering it, that “edge case” bug is everything. But how do you make sure you discover these environment-specific bugs?
And even after finding them, how do you prioritize them? After all, your app or website is never going to look completely perfect for 100% of possible device/browser/screen size combinations. As with most things, finding a balance is key.
Read on to find out more about why cross browser testing is important – and how to do it right. Continue reading →