Automatic Page Object Generation with APOGEN

  • Andrea Stocco
  • Maurizio Leotta
  • Filippo Ricca
  • Paolo Tonella
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9671)

Abstract

Page objects are used in web test automation to decouple the test cases logic from their concrete implementation. Despite the undeniable advantages they bring, as decreasing the maintenance effort of a test suite, yet the burden of their manual development limits their wide adoption. In this demo paper, we give an overview of Apogen, a tool that leverages reverse engineering, clustering and static analysis, to automatically generate Java page objects for web applications.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Stocco
    • 1
  • Maurizio Leotta
    • 1
  • Filippo Ricca
    • 1
  • Paolo Tonella
    • 2
  1. 1.DIBRIS – Università di GenovaGenovaItaly
  2. 2.Fondazione Bruno KesslerTrentoItaly

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