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Browser Compatibility Testing

1. W hat is Compatibility Testing? According to the ISTQB , compatibility is an activity which independent computer systems work successfully in the same environment without affecting the other systems in the environment. In terms of testing, compatibility testing is a testing activity to ensure that after any updates in the environments the application is still work as expected. From this point of view, compatibility testing is aiming to explore the environment of the users, which should be supported by the statistical data and to find any un-expected behaviors of the application before the customers/users have such experiences. Compatibility matrix should be prepared to ensure that all the environment can be tested by desired frequency, a sample compatibility matrix can be found below:  Browser Compatibility Matrix Aim of the compatibility testing: Determining any functional or visual missing, errors or bugs of the application in the users’ environments with te