Javascript Software Testing: unit testing, open source, Jasmine, Karma, Casper.js, QUnit, SinonJS, etc.

How to Write Beautiful JavaScript Tests

February 5, 2015 0

This talk shares some experience with JavaScript tests, and show the most important patterns you can rely on to write simple, beautiful, maintainable and incredibly fast tests.

Testable Frontend JavaScript Anti-patterns

June 3, 2014 0

Software testing starts when you write the code that will be tested. In these two articles, Shane Tomlinson discusses some anti-patterns that will make your JavaScript frontend code difficult to test. He explains how to detect these anti-patterns in your code and then shows how to refactor your JavaScript to be easier to read, to reuse and to test.

Testing Ember.js JavaScript Applications

April 17, 2014 0

Ember.js is an open-source client-side JavaScript web application framework based on the model-view-controller (MVC) software architectural pattern. It allows developers to create scalable single-page applications by incorporating common idioms and best practices into a framework that provides a rich object model, declarative two-way data binding, computed properties, automatically-updating templates powered by Handlebars.js, and a router for managing application state.

JavaScript Unit Testing Good Practices

April 10, 2014 0

This talk discusses common pitfalls in writing unreadable, unmaintainable unit tests in JavaScript. Some simple rules can keep you from tearing your hair out in anger three months from now, when things need to change.

Karma: a Test Runner for JavaScript

February 6, 2014 0

This video is an introduction to Karma, an open source test runner that makes testing JavaScript applications in real browsers frictionless and enjoyable.

UI Testing with CasperJS

February 3, 2014 0

CasperJS is an open source navigation scripting and testing utility written in Javascript for the PhantomJS WebKit headless browser and SlimerJS (Gecko). It eases the process of defining a full navigation scenario and provides useful high-level functions, methods and syntactic sugar for doing common tasks. PhantomJS is a headless WebKit scriptable with a JavaScript API. It has fast and native support for various web standards: DOM handling, CSS selector, JSON, Canvas, and SVG.

Unit Testing Web Applications with Intern

January 30, 2014 0

Intern is an open source software testing tool for Javascript. It runs tests using the browser or node.js and seamlessly integrates with SauceLabs or Selenium. You can write tests using object, TDD, or BDD styles and get full code coverage reporting with Istanbul. This article by Alvin Liu, Todd Kaplinger and Mingzhe Huang provides a presentation of Intern and explains how to use it to test web applications.

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