Article on Testing Web Apps

You might find this article interesting (I hope), I posted it just tonight:

Use Validators and Load Generators to Test Your Web Applications

I appreciate any feedback you can give me on this first draft of my
article.  I hadn't realized there was a mailing list for the W3C validator
or I would have joined it before setting out to write the article.

For example:

- Are my arguments clear and convincing, that one should make the effort to
  rigorously test a web application?  A lot of people, maybe most, don't

- Is the information given helpful, complete and comprehensible?

- Do you have anything I should correct or add, additional resources I should
  link to?

- Do you have suggestions for future articles I might write on the general
  of achieving better quality in Free and Open Source software, resources that
  I could link to, or articles you might like to contribute yourself?

- What do you think of my suggestion of integrating a validator into a load
  generator to test for document corruption from a server under heavy stress?

The Linux Quality Database at:

has the long-term objective of writing an easy-to-use but powerful bug
reporting database for the Linux kernel.  In the short term I'm working to
promote better quality in our community's software in general by writing
articles such as the one named here.


Mike Crawford

Michael D. Crawford
GoingWare Inc. - Expert Software Development and Consulting

   Tilting at Windmills for a Better Tomorrow.

Received on Monday, 5 March 2001 00:09:26 UTC