Provided by: International Academy for Science & Technology Education and Research (IASTER)
Code coverage is a promising measure of test effectiveness. There are a large number of coverage analyzers or coverage tools that perform coverage analysis. The output of coverage measurement can be used in several ways to improve the testing process. The coverage can help to find holes i.e. areas that are not covered by test cases. Code coverage also helps in Regression testing, test case prioritization, test suite augmentation and test suite minimization. This paper aims to provide a comparison of code coverage analysis tools.