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Unit testing your Javascript with jasmine

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Learn how to unit test your JavaScript using the jasmine framework, from your first test to continuous integration.

What you'll learn:
  • Write clean suites, specs and expectations.
  • Isolate dependencies on units through test doubles (spies).
  • Automate test runs through continuous integration from version control using a headless browser and a test runner.
  • Set up jasmine as their unit testing framework from scratch.
  • Configure setup and teardown for suites.
  • Understand how matchers work in Jasmine.
  • Write custom matchers and include them in your project.
  • Consume third party matchers.
  • Test asynchronous code.
  • Run unit tests both from a web browser and from a terminal through a test runner.
  • Generate code coverage reports.
  • Improve dependency management through a package manager.

Jasmine is a behavior-driven development framework for testing JavaScript code. It does not depend on any other JavaScript frameworks. It does not require a Document Object Model (DOM), and it has a clean, obvious syntax so that you can easily write tests.

If you want to stand out as a JavaScript developer, you need to learn how to unit test your code. Jasmine is a great way to do so.

By the end of watching this course, you'll be able to:

  • Understand what unit testing is and why it is important in today's market.

  • Set up jasmine from scratch.

  • Write clean and concise suites, specs, and specifications.

  • Understand and use all of the out-of-the-box jasmine matchers, create your custom ones, and include them in your project.

  • Isolate dependencies through test-doubles, known as spies in Jasmine, for true unit testing.

  • Unit test asynchronous code.

  • Setup test reports and continuous integration from version control to automate your test runs.

  • Apply best practices when structuring your tests.

With this course, you'll get downloadable source code, slides, and section notes.


This is a beginner and intermediate course.

No previous unit testing experience is needed, just basic familiarity with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS (just optional when building our course project).

You don't need previous experience with a testing framework at all. We've got you covered!


Promo video music license:

Adventures by A Himitsu - Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 Music released by Argofox - Music provided by Audio Library

Taught by

Juan Lizarazo and Reynaldo Pena


4.6 rating at Udemy based on 938 ratings

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