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7 Open-Source Test Automation Frameworks

SitePoint - 10 Nov 2017
This article was originally published by TestProject. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. As we enter the last quarter of 2017, TestProject's team decided to round up the best open-source test automation frameworks out ...
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The best JavaScript testing tools for React

InfoWorld - 31 Jul 2017
In general, there are three structural layers to testing in JavaScript: test runners, test frameworks, and assertion libraries. Every testing setup requires each layer, although sometimes these layers will be consolidated into a single tool. For ...
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A Beginner's Guide to Testing Functional JavaScript

SitePoint - 21 Jun 2017
These include Jasmine, Mocha, Enzyme, Jest, and a host of others. Each one has different advantages and disadvantages, best use cases, and a loyal following. Jasmine is a robust framework that can be used in a wide variety of circumstances, so here's a ...
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Interview with Kris Borchers, JS Foundation Executive Director

SitePoint - 09 Mar 2017
Take two of our projects, Lodash and Mocha, for example. Lodash which is a JavaScript utility library, is the most depended upon package on npm based on dependency count. Mocha, a JavaScript testing framework, is also widely used and though it isn't a ...
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Automated Accessibility Checking with aXe

SitePoint - 30 Mar 2017
aXe is an automated accessibility testing library which has set out on the road to bring accessibility testing into mainstream web development. The axe-core library is open source and designed in a way to be used with different testing frameworks ...
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WebAssembly Is Overdue: Thoughts on JavaScript for Large Projects

SitePoint - 11 Jan 2017
For starters, the object model in this new language was entirely different from the Simula-derived Java object model. This initial prototype of a language was known as Mocha, and later as LiveScript. LiveScript was quickly renamed JavaScript just as it ...
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JavaScript projects regroup under a new foundation

InfoWorld - 17 Oct 2016
"And to also signal this effort to start creating a center of gravity for open source JavaScript." JS Foundation will cultivate best practices among JavaScript application and server-side projects, and it will oversee such projects as the jQuery ...
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Front-End Tooling Trends for 2017

SitePoint - 28 Feb 2017
Grunt has fallen from favor, slipping down to 12%. Also slipping by 9% are the 11% of respondents choosing not to use a task runner. Those using a module bundler increased 20% during 2016 to reach 68%. Webpack is the most popular at 31%, with ...
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Open Source Visual Studio Code Editor Gets Interactive Playground

ADT Magazine - 03 Feb 2017
After missing a beat in the monthly release cadence in December, the January release of Visual Studio Code 1.9 is out with a bunch of fixes, updates and new features, including an interactive playground in a new welcome page. VS Code is a free, open ...
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Node.js takes center stage in NetBeans 8.1

InfoWorld - 10 Nov 2015
In the HTM5L/JavaScript realm, NetBeans 8.1 offers new support for the Mocha JavaScript test framework and Selenium browser framework. It features enhancements for the AngularJS JavaScript framework and KnockoutJS library, and Shadow DOM support is ...
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Komodo 10.2 Adds Slack Sharing

iProgrammer - 23 Feb 2017
With this new release, we've given Komodo IDE developers using Slack an easier way to share files and snippets. We've also added support for Yarn - as an alternative to the existing support for npm - which gives Node.js developers better performance ...
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Beyond jQuery: An expert guide to JavaScript frameworks

InfoWorld - 02 Mar 2016
A little JavaScript history. The history of JavaScript goes back to development work Brendan Eich did on the Mocha language for the Web browser company Netscape in 1995. Mocha was released as LiveScript later that year and renamed to JavaScript when ...
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JavaScript Testing: Unit vs Functional vs Integration Tests

SitePoint - 25 Apr 2016
Unit tests, integration tests, and functional tests are all types of automated tests which form essential cornerstones of continuous delivery, a development methodology that allows you to safely ship changes to production in days or hours rather than ...
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ECMAScript, TypeScript lead among JavaScript flavors

InfoWorld - 04 Oct 2016
The Angular 2 JavaScript framework "is still brand new, so in absolute numbers it leads the pack when it comes to technologies people are interested in learning," according to the report. Thirty-six percent of respondents had heard of Angular 2 and ...
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Java vs. JavaScript: What's the Difference?

Business 2 Community - 29 Dec 2016
After all, as famed web developer Jeremy Keith once poignantly put it—”Java is to JavaScript as ham is to hamster.” But for the uninitiated, you'd be forgiven for thinking there was some sort of link—both languages make a prominent appearance in the ...
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How to Unit Test a RequireJS Application

New York Times (blog) - 15 Jan 2015
Because we built it with Backbone.js and because it is AMD-compliant (each Backbone component or shared service, vendor library or utility class is a RequireJS module), the app was pretty modular even before we considered unit testing. However, even ...
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Design and Build Your Own JavaScript Library: Tips & Tricks

SitePoint - 31 May 2016
This article was peer reviewed by Adrian Sandu, Vildan Softic and Dan Prince. Thanks to all of SitePoint's peer reviewers for making SitePoint content the best it can be! Libraries: we use them all the time. A library is packaged code that developers ...
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Build software like Lego with this smart new developer tool

TNW - 08 Jun 2017
Node has the Node Package Manager. Ruby has RubyGems. Packages downloaded through these systems are complex, large bodies of code. It's unlikely to find one, for example, that does something as simple as an arithmetic operation, or encoding a string ...

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