QW2K Tutorial F1

Dr. G. Bazzana & E. Fagnoni
(ONION s.r.l.)

Testing Web-based Applications: Techniques for Conformance Testing


Presentation Abstract

The tutorial focuses on testing methods and tools which can be successfully applied to the testing of Web-based applications, notably:

The tutorial is constituted of over 150 slides which are constantly kept up-to-date w.r.t the unprecedented growth rate and dynamism of the Internet technologies and e-business. The distinguishing feature of the tutorial is that it combines methodological aspects with in-depth knowledge and experience of technical aspects, together with an overview of over 20 testing tools which can be applied depending on various phases.

About the Author

Gualtiero Bazzana is Partner and Managing Director of ONION S.p.A., an Italian SME specialised in the fields of sw communications, technologies, consulting (for more details please refer to the . Onion Home Page.

He matured and exploited know-how in conducting various medium sized and large projects for several companies in various application domains (telecommunications, data processing, MIS, process control, ecc.), covering topics like: sw development and testing, testing methods and tools, quality planning, test planning, reliability analysis, software product evaluation, process assessment and improvement, definition of quality systems in accordance to ISO 9001 and 9000/3, reviews and inspections, FDA computer system validation and so forth. He has matured significant technical experiences especially in the telecommunications domain (notably: switching systems and GSM mobile radio systems) in CIM and in networking, including Internet/ Intranet/ Extranet services and solutions.

His research activity spanned in various fields of software engineering, ranging from Petri Nets to development methodologies, functional and structural test coverage, metrics and related tools, CAST, reliability evaluation, software development process evaluation and improvement, management by metrics, software product quality evaluation, security, technology transfer and total quality management techniques. He has acted as Project Leader of several European Projects within the ESPRIT initiative.

He is member of the Advisory Committee of the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) and is author of over 50 publications at international conferences/ referred journals.

He can be contacted by e-mail at: gb@onion.it.