Evaluating Current Testing Processes of Web-Portal Applications

  • Harpreet Bajwa
  • Wenliang Xiong
  • Frank Maurer
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3579)


Web-portal application development needs to be improved by comprehensive testing processes and practices. Building the initial knowledge by evaluating and improving the state of the art in testing will steer the future for better tested portal solutions. In this paper, we present the results of an industrial case study that helped us 1) to understand the testing practices and tools in use and 2) to identify challenges in testing web portal applications.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harpreet Bajwa
    • 1
  • Wenliang Xiong
    • 1
  • Frank Maurer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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