Preface

JavaScript is not only widely used to create attractive user interfaces for the Web, but, with the advent of Node.js, it is also becoming a very popular and powerful language with which to write server-side applications. In this context, JavaScript systems are no longer toy applications, and their complexity has grown exponentially. To create complex applications that behave correctly, it is almost mandatory to cover these systems with an automated test suite. This is especially true in JavaScript because it does not have a compiler to help developers. Unfortunately, it is easy to fall into testing pitfalls that will make your test suite brittle; hard to maintain, and sooner or later, they will become another headache instead of a solution. ...

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