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Implementation of a Test Data Generator based on DSL Files

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  • Paul POCATILU

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  • Alin ZAMFIROIU

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In software testing process, test data generation represents an important step for high quality software, even for mobile devices. As proposed in previous works, a potential source for random data generation is represented by the UI layout files that are used for almost all mobile platforms (Android, iOS, Windows Phone/Mobile). This paper continues the previous work and presents a test data generation system based on Android layout files. The test data generator uses DSL files as input and generates test data that conform to several testing principles. The generated test data could be stored in XML files or any format required by the testing frameworks.

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  • Paul POCATILU & Alin ZAMFIROIU, 2016. "Implementation of a Test Data Generator based on DSL Files," Informatica Economica, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 20(2), pages 24-34.
  • Handle: RePEc:aes:infoec:v:20:y:2016:i:2:p:24-34
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    1. Paul POCATILU & Felician ALECU, 2014. "An UI Layout Files Analyzer for Test Data Generation," Informatica Economica, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 18(2), pages 53-62.
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