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Framework for Extensible Application Testing

DOI: 10.4236/jsea.2012.55041, PP. 351-363

Keywords: Software Testing, Quality Assurance, Testing Automation, Framework for Extensible Application Testing (FEAT)

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In recent years large corporations as well as smaller commercial enterprises have begun to devote increased attention to software testing and software quality. This paper introduces a novel tool—the Framework for Extensible Application Testing (FEAT), implemented by the author and applicable for automatic generation and execution of test cases. The paper discusses system requirements, design, architecture and modes of operation. It also contains a detailed comparison of the FEAT framework with existing test environments, focusing in particular on the STAF/STAX framework. The final section is devoted to experimental research into the applicability and efficiency of the presented tools in various projects and configurations, as reflected by quality metrics.


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