Views manage the relationship between data (such as, models or collections) and the user interactions (DOM). In the case of views, you should test for the following:
- Rendering: Given a model or collection, you should verify that the output HTML is the right one
- Events: This verifies that the DOM events are handled correctly
- Model changes: If the model changes something, the view should be in sync
For this example, we are going to test the
ContactForm view; the responsibility of this view is to show a form to the user and then get the user input to update a model.
When making test on views, it is recommended to use a fake model and not the original
Contact model. The main reason for this is to isolate the
ContactView object so that if ...