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Testing

  • May 16, 2013 · 8:00 PM
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As Javascript code gets more advanced and we start using frameworks like Backbone.js, it becomes ever more prudent to have tests for our Javascript code. Tests allow us to be confident that we don't break our application when installing new versions of jQuery or adding new functionality.

In this talk I'll introduce using Jasmine for testing your Javascript code along with using grunt and Node.js so you can test your code as part of a build process. Such build processes are vital in an era of continuous deployment.

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  • Mark W.

    Very good talk! What was even more interesting than the 101 on Jasmine was the general discussion around the topic, and to hear real users talk about the choices and compromises they make around testing Javascript. Really friendly unfussy speaking style, and I'd like to hear what the speaker has to say about other topics.

    2 · June 24, 2013

  • Gino S.

    Thanks for a great talk Andy. Also, thank you Andrew, Rick and Adam for organising a very enjoyable event!

    May 17, 2013

  • Keith J.

    Clean and informative - met some interesting people.

    May 17, 2013

  • Richard D.

    Sorry, can't make this now.

    May 16, 2013

  • Chris G.

    Won't be able to make this unfortunately as a family emergency just came up. Hopefully will be there for the next meeting.

    May 16, 2013

  • Richard D.

    Testable JavaScript (O'Reilly book) has a daily deal for 50% off today - thought that might be of interest: http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920024699.do?code=DEAL&imm_mid=0a7c60&cmp=em-code-books-videos-deal-day-testable-javascript - add to cart to see discount.

    1 · May 9, 2013

  • Gavin D.

    Unfortunately I'm double booked for that evening, but I would love to come along to future meetups!

    May 2, 2013

  • Richard D.

    Great topic!

    April 26, 2013

  • Steve

    Gutted I can't make it!

    April 16, 2013

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