How To Test Applications (Faculty)
While AppsAnywhere is being implemented, there are 2 ways to test applications in preparation for upcoming semesters.
Launching AppsAnywhere - In A Campus Lab
The computer labs in CAMP 163 and CAMP 171 are currently setup as a test lab where the full AppsAnywhere experience can be tested.
- Login to a computer using your Clarkson network login.
- To launch, double-click the AppsAnywhere icon located on the desktop.
Launching AppsAnywhere - Outside Of A Campus Lab/Off Site
For testing and limited use only at this time, AppsAnywhere is accessible outside of the lab setting, on campus as well as off campus through a VPN connection. Supported only for testing purposes at this time.
To access software using AppsAnywhere you will need Cloudpaging Player installed on your device. To install Cloudpaging Player.
- If you are off campus - Connect to VPN
- Launch https://appsanywhere.clarkson.edu
- Log in to AppsAnywhere using your Clarkson network (Windows) login.
How To Test - After Launching AppsAnywhere
- Find the application that you want to test. Take notes on:
- How easy it is to find the app
- Is the icon/name/description accurate
- Anything else you notice, prior to launch
- To launch an app, move your mouse over the application in AppsAnywhere and click the green "Launch" button. During launch, take notes on:
- How long does it take to launch the app
- How much longer is this than usual?
- Anything else during the launch
- After the launch, verify & take notes on:
- Are all features/components installed that are needed for the application
- Are the features/components working properly & fast enough
- Also check other features such as:
- Can you save files
- Open saved files
- Close the application and take notes on anything that may be out of the ordinary while closing the application.
- Please take all those notes, and send them to firstname.lastname@example.org, and be sure to list the application that you are testing.