Appendix B. Testing an SPA

This appendix covers
  • Setting up test modes
  • Selecting a test framework
  • Setting up nodeunit
  • Creating a test suite
  • Adjusting SPA modules for test settings

This appendix builds on code we’ve completed in chapter 8. Before starting, you should have the project files from chapter 8, as we’ll be adding to them. We recommend you copy the entire directory structure you created in chapter 8 into a new “appendix_B” directory and update them there.

We’re fans of test-driven development and have worked gonzo projects where the generation of tests was automated. A permutation tool was used to automatically generate thousands of regression tests by simply describing the APIs and their expected behavior. ...

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