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An ASP.NET Web Applications Data Flow Testing Approach

by Moheb R. Girgis, Alaa I. El-Nashar, Tarek A. Abd El-Rahman, Marwa A. Mohammed
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 153 - Number 8
Year of Publication: 2016
Authors: Moheb R. Girgis, Alaa I. El-Nashar, Tarek A. Abd El-Rahman, Marwa A. Mohammed
10.5120/ijca2016912117

Moheb R. Girgis, Alaa I. El-Nashar, Tarek A. Abd El-Rahman, Marwa A. Mohammed . An ASP.NET Web Applications Data Flow Testing Approach. International Journal of Computer Applications. 153, 8 ( Nov 2016), 6-18. DOI=10.5120/ijca2016912117

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author = { Moheb R. Girgis, Alaa I. El-Nashar, Tarek A. Abd El-Rahman, Marwa A. Mohammed },
title = { An ASP.NET Web Applications Data Flow Testing Approach },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { Nov 2016 },
volume = { 153 },
number = { 8 },
month = { Nov },
year = { 2016 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 6-18 },
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url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume153/number8/26421-2016912117/ },
doi = { 10.5120/ijca2016912117 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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Abstract

This paper extends data flow testing techniques to Web applications, and presents a proposed approach to data flow testing of ASP.NET Web applications. It discusses the data flow analysis of ASP.NET Web applications, which have different structure than traditional programs. The proposed approach involves the construction of a Web application data flow model to support data flow analysis of ASP.NET Web applications. In this approach, testing is performed in four levels, Function, Interprocdural, Page, and Inter-Page levels. In each level, the definition-use (def-use) chains of the variables of interest are computed, then test data can be generated to cover these def-use chains, in order to fulfill the all-uses criterion. The application of the proposed approach is illustrated through a case study.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Web applications testing ASP.NET Web applications testing Data flow testing Data flow testing techniques Web applications data flow model.