Web Testing with Nightwatch.js – Part 1 Installation

Nightwatch.js is an integrated open source tool to perform automated end-to-end testing on web applications and websites, across all major browsers. It is written in Node.js and uses the W3C WebDriver API to interact with various browsers.

Nightwatch is distributed as an easy-to-use CLI tool and has built-in support for all major browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. Nightwatch performs the browser automation by taking advantage of the industry standard protocol WebDriver, which is defined as a W3C standard specification. Nightwatch was established in 2014 and was acquired by BrowserStack in 2021. It is now actively maintained by BrowserStack with help from contributors.

Nightwatch.js is a complete solution for end-to-end and cross-browser testing. It aims to simplify the process of writing and running various types of tests, including:
* end-to-end tests on all major web browsers
* unit tests of Node.js services
* integration tests of HTTP APIs

This video provides you with an overview and step-by-step guide on installing Nightwatch. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced developer, this tutorial will help you get started with Nightwatch and streamline your web testing process.

Video producer: Nightwatch.js