Types of Testing
Testing an individual unit like functions independently where input is provided with already known output to ensure the expected results are produced.
Testing the whole application or a component to seek the expected results in the output.
const flyDroneButton = document.getElementbyId('fly-drone-button')
.then(isFlying => assert(isFlying))
End-to-end Testing (E2E)
Testing the application in a real browser. It starts a browser, performs navigations and asserts whether the expected elements are shown in the browser after performing the action. Often ignores the internal working to test expectations. Look at the example below,
Go to page "https://localhost:3303"
Type "test-user" in the field "#username"
Type "test-pass" in the field "#password"
click on "#login"
Expect Page Url to be http://localhost:3303/dashboard
Expect "#name" to be "test-name"
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The test runners help you to execute your tests from the command line. It gives the structure of your tests, offering functions for your test. The output of your tests will project in the command line.
- Support NodeJS debugger
- Has an in-built test runner
- Flexible on frontend as well as backend
- Asynchronous testing and supports any browser
- Assistance in object mocking to perform flexible backend tests
- Establishes a clean base to develop tests as per the requirements of the developer
- Jasmine can also run on Python and Ruby. Provide assistance if you want to run your client-side tests along your server-side
- Supported by many CIs
- Supports Frontend as well as Backend tests
- The coding is similar to writing in natural language
- Extensive documentation to use it with several frameworks
- Built-in syntax for assertions
- Zero external dependencies
- Built-in test runner and assertion functions
- Jest Supports NodeJS, React, Angular, VueJS and babel based projects
- Easy documentation and standard syntax of coding
- Live Snapshots allows you to manage tests with larger objects
- Run tests on browsers and headless environments as well on devices
- Supports tests in the most popular frameworks
- Supports test case debugging using chrome and Webstorm
- Suitable for both Angular and Non-Angular applications
- Provide support in test chrome extensions
- Supports ES6 functionalities
- Allow setting custom resolutions and sizes for the browser
- Automation support for form submission, User interface testing and keyboard inputs
This framework practically runs on the browser. Cypress is an independent test runner that doesn’t need to integrate with your code.
- Comments automatically retry their assertion
- Works on the network layer
- Easy control of response bodies, status, and header
- Built on top of Mocha and Chai
- Allows to choose whether to stub responses
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