Web App Testing Using Knockout.JS

Design, implement, and maintain a fully tested JavaScript web application using Knockout.JS

Book Description:

As modern web applications grow in complexity and features, developers need tools and frameworks to deliver and maintain solutions with high quality standards. Knockout.JS is an emerging JavaScript presentation framework that promotes a solid solution design in combination with Jasmine, a well-known unit testing library. They both ensure rapid development and maintainability over time, and modification of requirements, reducing errors and addressing expected functionalities.

This book is a great starting point to meet all the most important concepts and frameworks involved in modern web application production. Every chapter sequentially introduces a library or a tool as a specific building block of the entire environment, proposing concrete examples and development considerations. By the end of this book, you will have a solid direction to follow when developing a web application, and you will also collect new hints and ideas to improve the delivery process of web applications.

What You Will Learn

  • Introduce and use Knockout.JS in a JavaScript web application as a presentation framework
  • Design a JavaScript web application using the well-known Model-View-ViewModel presentation pattern
  • Set up a simple testing environment with Jasmine
  • Unit test a JavaScript web application using the Behavior Driven Development approach
  • Adopt the correct development strategies to obtain the best results in terms of unit testing
  • Install and set up an automated testing environment using Node.JS and Karma
  • Execute unit testing and code coverage on development and minified production code