Testing JavaScript with Jasmine

BDD with Jasmine

The Testing JavaScript with Jasmine training course focuses on teaching JavaScript developers how to write test-drive and behavior-driven tests using the open-source Jasmine JavaScript testing framework.

The Testing JavaScript with Jasmine course can be delivered on Jasmine 2.x or higher.

If you are looking for a comprehensive JavaScript testing course, consider combining this course with our Effective JavaScript training course.

Course Summary

Learn how to write BDD JavaScript using Jasmine.
JavaScript developers looking to adopt Jasmine.
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Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

Hands On help
1 Day
Productivity Objectives: 
  • Describe how Jasmine compares to other JS testing frameworks, like JSPec
  • Describe the Jasmine testing lifecycle
  • Implement tests, including spies and mocks
Testing JavaScript with Jasmine is part of the JavaScript Training curriculum.

What You'll Learn

In the Testing JavaScript with Jasmine training course you’ll learn:

  • Core Jasmine Testing Concepts
    • Unit Tests
    • Integration Tests
    • Stubs, Spies, Mocks and Other Test Doubles
    • What, When and How Much to Test
    • BDD/TDD Overview
    • Introduction to Jasmine
  • Configuring Our Environment
    • Getting Jasmine
    • Setting Up
    • Hello World!
    • Other Expectation Frameworks (JSPec, Sinon, Chai)
  • Jasmine Structure and Syntax
    • Suites & Specs
    • Matchers
    • Spies
    • Deferring Tests
    • Testing Time-based Logic
    • Testing Asynchronous Logic
  • Anatomy of a Test
    • When Do I Test?
    • What Do I Test?
    • How Do I Test?
    • How Do I Know My Test is Good?
  • Automated Testing
    • Console Testing with NodeJS
    • Parallel Browser Testing with Karma
    • Grunt Task Runner
    • Headless Testing with PhantomJS

Meet Your Instructor

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Joshua has been in the Internet industry almost since its inception, working as an enterprise systems administrator for 5 years, as a systems/network architect for two years, and as a developer for 15 years. His programming experience is generally centered on Internet applications; nowadays mostly focused on JavaScript, both server-side and front-end. Joshua is a believer in disruptive technologies and methodologies, and has practiced Agile/TDD methods for the past several years. Outside of work, he develops games,...

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Jeremy is a senior software engineer with over 15 years experience building websites and applications. He develops mobile apps with Ionic, crafts user interfaces with AngularJS, and builds web-service layers with Node.js.

He has a passion for open source and is the author of Ionic in Action and coauthor of Angular 2 in Action. He lives in Texas with his wife and daughter, and when he isn’t coding, you can find him brewing beer.

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In an increasingly web-driven world, Peter believes that the way the web is evolving is important.

A frequent speaker at tech meetups, he has spoken on topics such as Node.js, the HTML5 Audio API, WebRTC and Web Components. He started a Meetup group for participants to discuss new and upcoming web technologies, and recently wrote and taught a series of workshops on JavaScript and related web technologies.

Having started programming at age 10, Peter started a technology-led...

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Craig recently released the book, The JavaScript Framework Guide: AngularJS, Backbone, and Ember. Craig has been a guest on the Hanselminutes and JavaScript Jabber podcasts. He’s an avid blogger, and several of his articles have been published in Peter Cooper’s poplular “JavaScript Weekly” newsletter. He also has his own podcast, “The Front-End Developer’s Cast”.

Craig has been a developer for over 15 years at startups, enterprises, and as a consultant. During...

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Elias Carlston has 20 years’ experience as a software engineer, from lean startups to large enterprises. Having great mentors early on showed Elias the value of sharing knowledge, and he enthusiastically embraces the opportunity to give back to the community through teaching.

Beginning his career as a data analyst for a large non-profit clinic, he soon became a full stack developer. First, at healthcare cloud services provider athenahealth, and later with car sharing pioneer Zipcar, he learned techniques...

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Pete Lyons

Pete has been doing professional software development since 2001. His experience includes the full spectrum of businesses from large Fortune-500 Enterprises through growing mid-sized companies, down to brand new startups with a handful of founders. He has developed web-based business applications of many flavors, enterprise data center management software, social media applications, industrial control systems, and back end microservices. Pete hopped on the node.js train in the early days of 2011 and has been...

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Eric is a professional trainer and software developer who loves learning new things, sharing what he learns, and helping clients to solve business problems. He holds a BS in Computer Science from the Virginia Military Institute, and numerous software certifications to include the Microsoft Certified Professional Developer certification.Eric has extensive experience providing customized training and software development services for companies around the world for almost 18 years. He provides those services both on-...

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