Automating Coverage Metrics for Dynamic Web Applications

@article{Alalfi2010AutomatingCM,
  title={Automating Coverage Metrics for Dynamic Web Applications},
  author={Manar H. Alalfi and James R. Cordy and Thomas R. Dean},
  journal={2010 14th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering},
  year={2010},
  pages={51-60}
}
Building comprehensive test suites for web applications poses new challenges in software testing. Coverage criteria used for traditional systems to assess the quality of test cases are simply not sufficient for complex dynamic applications. As a result, faults in web applications can often be traced to insufficient testing coverage of the complex interactions between the components. This paper presents a new set of coverage criteria for web applications, based on page access, use of server… CONTINUE READING
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