Painless JavaScript testing with Jest

The most important way to learn how to test React components in the right way is by writing some code, and that is what we are going to do in this section.

The React documentation says that at Facebook they use Jest to test their components. However, React does not force you to use a particular test framework and you can use your favorite one without any problems.

In the next section, you will learn how  it's possible to test components using Mocha.

To see Jest in action we are going to create a project from scratch, installing all the dependencies and writing a component with some tests. It'll be fun!

The first thing to do is to move into a new folder and run:

npm init

Once the package.json is created we can ...

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