Jasmine: An Introduction

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Why aren’t you test-driving your JavaScript yet? Haven’t found a testing library that works well in your environment? Meet Jasmine. No DOM required, so you can unit test in a browser, or browsers, or just use Node to test-drive your objects.

Come learn the syntax and some key tips and tricks – test doubling, mocking AJAX, using timers – to make your client-side, or even mobile code as robust as your server-side code.

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Davis W. Frank

Pivotal Labs

Davis has coded, managed, and wrangled at Intel, Broderbund, Handspring/Palm, and a couple of forgettable startups. He is now an Agile Engineer at Pivotal Labs in San Francisco, working on Rails & webOS projects and is a maintainer of the Jasmine testing framework for JavaScript.

He misses Grunge, loves great barbecue, and expects live fish to stay in water at all times.


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