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Google has introduced a novelty with which it seeks to combat fragmentation in the Android mobile ecosystem and ensure that all applications work consistently, regardless of the device brand.
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The compatibility test suite (CTS) is a tool that the technology company has made available to manufacturers to check for incompatibilities that may arise in Android devices during development.
This tool now has a new module, CTS-D, aimed at application developers, which also offers a wide set of tests to check the compatibility of your developments on different devices.
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With CTS-D, Google aims to “help device manufacturers and app developers more effectively identify and share issues.” as stated in a statement.
The problem of compatibility within the Android ecosystem is not new. The developers of Urbandroid, responsible for the Sleep as Android application, have created a list with manufacturers and applications in which they collect the operation of the latest ones in the different mobile devices, which they collect under the name of ‘Don’t Kill my App’ . ‘, and that have been accompanied by a new application behavior test, according to Android Police.