Defining nested suites to write more meaningful specs

Sometimes, we need to refactor Jasmine specs by defining a suite or suites within a suite (that is, nested suites) to make it more granular and readable. This helps all stakeholders to understand the functionality from a holistic perspective. Moreover, you can easily identify and map the failing spec(s) with an exact piece of code. In this recipe, you will learn to design specs with nested suites.


In Jasmine, we can define suites using the describe global function. This function accepts two parameters (string and function()). The string parameter is for naming the collection of specs and function() is a block of code that implements the suite.

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