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Unit Testing and Test Driven Development in NodeJS

Created by Richard Wells, Last Updated 11-Jul-2020, Language:English

Unit Testing and Test Driven Development in NodeJS

Learning the discipline of Test Driven Development (also known as TDD) in NodeJS with Javascript.

Created by Richard Wells, Last Updated 11-Jul-2020, Language:English

What Will I Get ?

  • Learn what is Unit Testing and Test Driven Development and how does it help you.
  • What are the Mocha and Chai testing libraries and how are they used for writing unit tests in NodeJS.
  • How to setup some common NodeJS development environments to use Mocha and Chai.
  • What are Test Doubles and how do you implement and use them with Sinon.
  • What are some Best Practices for unit testing and Test Driven Development.
  • We’ll also walk through some hands on example programming sessions using TDD in NodeJS.

Requirements

  • Introductory understanding of Javascript and NodeJS
  • A PC running Windows, MacOS X, or Linux
  • NodeJS installed on the PC
  • Your preferred IDE or code editor installed

Description

Test Driven Development is a key discipline every software developer should practice to ensure the quality of their code.  In this course I'll show you how to use this discipline in your everyday coding practices to help ensure the quality of your code base.

In this course we’ll be going over:

  • What is Unit Testing and Test Driven Development and how does it help you.
  • What are the Mocha and Chai testing libraries and how are they used for writing unit tests in NodeJS.
  • How to setup some common NodeJS development environments to use Mocha and Chai.
  • What are Test Doubles and how do you implement and use them with Sinon.
  • What are some Best Practices for unit testing and Test Driven Development.
  • We’ll also walk through some hands on example programming sessions using TDD in NodeJS.

Course Content