Chapter 1

Recent Advances in Web Testing

Paolo Tonellaa, Filippo Riccab and Alessandro Marchettoa,    aFondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy, bUniversity of Genova, Italy


Web applications have become key assets of our society, which depends on web applications for sectors like business, health-care, and public administration. Testing is the most widely used and effective approach to ensure quality and dependability of the software, including web applications. However, web applications are special as compared to traditional software, because they involve dynamic code creation and interpretation and because they implement a specific interaction mode, based on the navigation structure of the web application.

Researchers have investigated ...

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