Automatically Identifying Potential Regressions in the Layout of Responsive Web Pages

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

Software Testing, Verification and Reliability, 2020



Providing a good user experience on the ever-increasing number and variety of devices being used to browse the web is a difficult, yet critical, task. With Responsive Web Design (RWD), front-end web developers design web pages so that they dynamically resize and rearrange content to best fit the dimensions of a device’s screen. However, when making code modifications to a responsive page, developers can easily introduce regressions from the correct layout that have detrimental effects at unpredictable screen sizes. For instance, the source code change that a developer makes to improve the layout at one screen size may obscure a ... [more]


Reference

Thomas A. Walsh, Gregory M. Kapfhammer, and Phil McMinn. Automatically Identifying Potential Regressions in the Layout of Responsive Web Pages. Software Testing, Verification and Reliability, vol. 30, no. 6, 2020


Bibtex Entry
@article{Walsh2020,
  author  = "Walsh, Thomas A. and Kapfhammer, Gregory M. and McMinn, Phil",
  title   = "Automatically Identifying Potential Regressions in the Layout of Responsive Web Pages",
  journal = "Software Testing, Verification and Reliability",
  volume  = "30",
  number  = "6",
  year    = "2020"
}