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Generation of String Test Input from Web using Regular Expression

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 99 - Number 18
Year of Publication: 2014
Sneha Shelke
Sangeeta Nagpure

Sneha Shelke and Sangeeta Nagpure. Article: Generation of String Test Input from Web using Regular Expression. International Journal of Computer Applications 99(18):44-46, August 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Sneha Shelke and Sangeeta Nagpure},
	title = {Article: Generation of String Test Input from Web using Regular Expression},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {99},
	number = {18},
	pages = {44-46},
	month = {August},
	note = {Full text available}


To generate realistic test data is a challenging for software testers. Realistic test data generation for certain input type is hard to automate and therefore laborious. So in this paper, string inputs will be used from the internet by performing web queries based on the key identifiers appearing in the source code of the program under test. The resultant URLs will be generated, tokenised and the collected regular expressions are matched with the text and get valid string values.


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