Automatic Detection of Potential Layout Faults Following Changes to Responsive Web Pages

by Thomas A. Walsh, Phil McMinn and Gregory M. Kapfhammer

International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2015)



Due to the exponential increase in the number of mobile devices being used to access the World Wide Web, it is crucial that web sites are functional and user-friendly across a wide range of web-enabled devices. This necessity has resulted in the introduction of responsive web design (RWD), which uses complex cascading style sheets (CSS) to fluidly modify a web site’s appearance depending on the viewport width of the device in use. Although existing tools may support the testing of responsive web sites, they are time consuming and error-prone to use because they require manual screenshot inspection at specified viewport ... [more]


Reference

Thomas A. Walsh, Phil McMinn and Gregory M. Kapfhammer. Automatic Detection of Potential Layout Faults Following Changes to Responsive Web Pages. International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2015), pp. 709–714, 2015


Bibtex Entry
@inproceedings{Walsh2015,
  author    = "Walsh, Thomas A. and McMinn, Phil and Kapfhammer, Gregory M.",
  title     = "Automatic Detection of Potential Layout Faults Following Changes to Responsive Web Pages",
  booktitle = "International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2015)",
  pages     = "709--714",
  year      = "2015",
  publisher = "ACM"
}