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Abstract

This paper presents a tutorial, with extensive exercises, in the use of Quviq QuickCheck—a property-based testing tool for Erlang, which enables developers to formulate formal specifications of their code and to use them for testing. We cover the basic concepts of properties and test-data generators, properties for testing abstract data types, and a state-machine modelling approach to testing stateful systems. Finally we discuss applications of QuickCheck in industry.

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Software Test Test Failure Generate Test Case Abstract Data Type Empty List 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Hughes
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  1. 1.Chalmers University of Technology and Quviq ABGothenburgSweden

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