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Thu 12 Nov 2020 01:09 - 01:10 at Virtual room 2 - Testing 1

Record-and-replay tools are important for quality assurance of Web applications by capturing user case scenarios and executing them automatically when needed. However, the tests generated by existing techniques are brittle, and often lead to test breakages as the dynamic behavior and frequent updates of modern Web applications. In this paper, we propose WebRR, a self-replay enhanced robust record-and-replay technique for Web applications testing. The novelty of WebRR is that, it introduces a new self-replay mechanism in the recording phase, which checks the captured event from the record module online, and generates multiple locators (including DOM locators, visual locator and proximity locators) automatically, to improve the robustness of generated test cases. During the replay, it combines multiple locators and new local workflow repair technique to repair test breakages, and can improve the resilience of generated tests to frequent updates of the applications. We applied our approach to 3 enterprise Web applications, which are deployed in a large power grid company of China. The experimental results show that WebRR is effective, and substantially improve the robustness of end-to-end web tests that are generated using record-and-replay technique.

Thu 12 Nov
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01:00 - 01:02
Long-paper
Research Papers
Yixue ZhaoUniversity of Southern California, USA, Justin ChenColumbia University, USA, Adriana SejfiaUniversity of Southern California, USA, Marcelo LaserUniversity of Southern California, USA, Jie M. ZhangUniversity College London, UK, Federica SarroUniversity College London, UK, Mark HarmanUniversity College London, UK, Nenad MedvidovićUniversity of Southern California, USA
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
01:03 - 01:04
Talk
Tool Demos
Ye LiuNanyang Technological University, Singapore, Yi LiNanyang Technological University, Singapore, Shang-Wei LinNanyang Technological University, Singapore, Qiang YanWeBank, n.n.
DOI Pre-print Media Attached
01:05 - 01:06
Talk
Research Papers
Jieshan ChenAustralian National University, Australia, Mulong XieAustralian National University, Australia, Zhenchang XingAustralian National University, Australia, Chunyang ChenMonash University, Australia, Xiwei XuData61 at CSIRO, Australia, Liming ZhuData61 at CSIRO, Australia / UNSW, Australia, Guoqiang LiShanghai Jiao Tong University, China
DOI
01:07 - 01:08
Talk
Tool Demos
Mulong XieAustralian National University, Australia, Sidong FengAustralian National University, Australia, Zhenchang XingAustralian National University, Australia, Jieshan ChenAustralian National University, Australia, Chunyang ChenMonash University, Australia
DOI
01:09 - 01:10
Talk
Industry Papers
Zhenyue LongChina Southern Power Grid, China, Guoquan WuInstitute of Software at Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, Xiaojiang ChenChina Southern Power Grid, China, Wei ChenInstitute of Software at Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, Jun WeiState Key Laboratory of Computer Science, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences & University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
DOI
01:11 - 01:30
Talk
Paper Presentations
Guoquan WuInstitute of Software at Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, Jieshan ChenAustralian National University, Australia, Sidong FengAustralian National University, Australia, Ye LiuNanyang Technological University, Singapore, Yixue ZhaoUniversity of Southern California, USA, Mulong XieAustralian National University, Australia, M: Corina S PasareanuCarnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley, NASA Ames Research Center