Whether the test is based on the concept of crowdsourcing?

Will popular service of this kind:

There is a problem:
Indie mobile app developers is quite difficult to organize testing of their projects on the target audience. The inability to identify and correct errors in concept application, interface, or gameplay in an early stage of development entails serious problems in the future, until the need to fully rewrite the application from scratch.

Possible solution:
Developers can use the concept of crowdsourcing as applied to the testing of their applications. The idea is simple: to provide free demo version of an application, the community of people who want to participate in testing and receiving a reward.

The essence of our project:
To create an online platform where developers can upload demos of their apps, and community members to test it free of charge or to get a reward.

Architecture:
The system will consist of three main components:
1) Web-portal
2) mobile App (functionality similar to Google Play: the directory of the demo application which you can download, evaluate, leave feedback, participate in surveys, etc.)
3) Library to collect statistics and feedback, which the developers will incorporate into their applications.

Advantages for developers:
1) a Great tool for testing your application on real users
2) Getting feedback
3) the creation of the potential audience

Benefits for users:
1) Entertainment
2) participation in the creation of a real application
3) financial compensation from the developers

October 3rd 19 at 02:00
3 answers
October 3rd 19 at 02:02

http://www.utest.com/ say thing popular

For indie is not suitable, as I understand. We drove to the calculator 1 iOS application, functional and usability tests, without additional options. The result of $7,747 – $10,920 - a few lot to an independent developer. - Fay.Mraz96 commented on October 3rd 19 at 02:05
So you decide you're testing (if it will cost so much), or the feedback and comments from random people. That suggests a default is not a test, but rather feedback about the app. It can be called beta testing, but beta testing occurs when the application is already well-tested in and is ready to be released. - helga.Johns commented on October 3rd 19 at 02:08
for the objective assessment will look at the price tag and of the performers on uTest for a recognized bug give$ 5. In General, for an independent developer cloudtesting a priori not afford. - mazie_Wisozk commented on October 3rd 19 at 02:11
October 3rd 19 at 02:04

Popular utest, passbrains Indian, canadian strange mob4hire and, sorry, fixber - they sell an idea to pump up the crowd for testing. Your TK is unique only the word "free", but IMHO this bike will not go.

October 3rd 19 at 02:06

The idea is interesting, but indie paying almost no one will. So at the end of the portal testers who is testing the idea of a bunch of slag and a bit of decent apps.
Although if you compete with utest, maybe some people will go to the new portal.

Again very many developers will not, because everyone is afraid to show something before release because they can quickly steal the idea and produce yourself.

Perhaps it would make sense to integrate with the NDA and make a rigorous selection of testers, but in this case lost all sense of a simple test.

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