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Practical Test Automation

Learn to Use Jasmine, RSpec, and Cucumber Effectively for Your TDD and BDD

Authors: Matsinopoulos, Panos

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  • Teaches Jasmine, Rspec, and Cucumber using practical projects – get a solid overview of testing for a variety of platforms
  • Suitable for anyone with basic web development experience who wants to expand their toolset with a focus on testing
  • Written by a developer with 25 years experience teaching and mentoring developers
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About this book

Learn the principles behind test-driven development (TDD) and behavior-driven development (BDD) and see how Jasmine, RSpec and Cucumber can be used to your advantage. This book examines some of the leading technologies used for testing.

You'll see how to use Jasmine’s features to work with a JavaScript application. You will learn how to use Mini Test and RSpec with Ruby and Rubymine. Finally, you’ll use Cucumber to develop your software using a BDD approach.

Understanding test automation is a vital skill for any web developer. Practical Test Automation breaks down for you some of the important TDD and BDD technologies on the modern web.

What You'll Learn

  • Test an example JavaScript application with Jasmine
  • Use Jasmine with JS Bin
  • Work with Minitest for test-driven development
  • Test an example Ruby project with RSpec
  • Use Cucumber and Gherkin for behavior-driven development
  • Integrate Cucumber with RSpec

Who This Book Is For

This book is for anyone who wants to learn test automation and more about test-driven development and behavior-driven development.

About the authors

Panos Matsinopoulos loves developing programs, both for web browsers and for mobile apps. He has been doing that for the past 25 years and has developed numerous applications. He also loves writing books, blogging and teaching computer programming. He has organized a lot of programming classes for kids, adults and elderly people. You can read find him on Twitter @pmatsino.

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Table of contents (7 chapters)

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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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Softcover $54.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-6140-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Practical Test Automation
Book Subtitle
Learn to Use Jasmine, RSpec, and Cucumber Effectively for Your TDD and BDD
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Panos Matsinopoulos
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-6141-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-6141-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-6140-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 315
Number of Illustrations
89 b/w illustrations
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