Automated Layout Failure Detection for Responsive Web Pages Without an Explicit Oracle

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

International Conference on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA 2017)



As the number and variety of devices being used to access the World Wide Web grows exponentially, ensuring the correct presentation of a web page, regardless of the device used to browse it, is an important and challenging task. When developers adopt responsive web design (RWD) techniques, web pages modify their appearance to accommodate a device’s display constraints. However, a current lack of automated support means that presentation failures may go undetected in a page’s layout when rendered for different viewport sizes. A central problem is the difficulty in providing an automated “oracle” to validate RWD layouts against, meaning that ... [more]


Reference

Thomas A. Walsh, Gregory M. Kapfhammer, and Phil McMinn. Automated Layout Failure Detection for Responsive Web Pages Without an Explicit Oracle. International Conference on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA 2017), 2017


Bibtex Entry
@inproceedings{Walsh2017,
  author    = "Walsh, Thomas A. and Kapfhammer, Gregory M. and McMinn, Phil",
  title     = "Automated Layout Failure Detection for Responsive Web Pages Without an Explicit Oracle",
  booktitle = "International Conference on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA 2017)",
  year      = "2017"
}