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Node.js Web Development - Third Edition by David Herron

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Summary

We've covered a lot of territory in this chapter, looking at three distinct areas of testing: unit testing, REST API testing, and UI functional tests. Ensuring that an application is well tested is an important step on the road to software success. A team which does not follow good testing practices is often bogged down with fixing regression after regression.

Testing is of course a large topic area, but with this information, you can take the steps required to improve your application quality.

We've talked about the potential simplicity of simply using the assert module for testing. While the test frameworks such as Mocha provide great features, we can go long ways with a simple script.

There is a place for test frameworks, such as Mocha, ...

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