Visual GUI testing in Continuous Integration

Examensarbete för masterexamen

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Type: Examensarbete för masterexamen
Master Thesis
Title: Visual GUI testing in Continuous Integration
Authors: Radway, Alexander
Karlsson, Arvid
Abstract: Continuous Integration (CI) is a well-established process within software development, used to prevent problems with integration and to improve software quality. One part of the process is to test the code-base with automated tests and usually low-level tests are used for this purpose. Visual GUI Testing (VGT) was presented to complement the process of regression testing and has previously been shown to be a robust and flexible enough technique to be used as automated testing in industrial practice. This study shows that high level VGT tests works in a CI process in a small web-development environment with no prior automated testing. It also presents the advantages and disadvantages when introducing VGT as the only automated test technique. Furthermore, it presents that VGT tests can improve the business value of the application and code base, in this context.
Keywords: Informations- och kommunikationsteknik;Data- och informationsvetenskap;Information & Communication Technology;Computer and Information Science
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Chalmers tekniska högskola / Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik (Chalmers)
Chalmers University of Technology / Department of Computer Science and Engineering (Chalmers)
Collection:Examensarbeten för masterexamen // Master Theses

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