Going Interactive: Combining Ad-Hoc and Regression Testing

Kölling, Michael and Patterson, Andrew (2004) Going Interactive: Combining Ad-Hoc and Regression Testing. In: The Fifth International Conference on Extreme Programming and Agile Processes in Software Engineering (XP 2004). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3092/2. Springer, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany pp. 270-273. ISBN 3-540-22137-9. (doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/b98150) (Full text available)


Different kinds of unit testing activities are used in practice. Organised unit testing (regression testing or test-first activities) are very popular in commercial practice, while ad-hoc (interactive) testing is popular in small scale and experimental development environments and teaching situations. These testing styles are usually kept separate. This paper introduces a design and implementation of a system that combines these testing styles to create a tool for new testing activities that both communities – professional and educational – may benefit from.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: programming, testing, Java
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Computing Education Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:02 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2017 13:04 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14209 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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