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Posted October 5, 2021

DZone Refcard - JavaScript Test Automation Essentials

Learn about the conceptual underpinnings of modern JavaScript test automation frameworks and explore six of the most popular JS test frameworks available today.


JavaScript has grown to become the predominant client-side scripting language, and with that a number of JS test automation frameworks have emerged. This DZone Refcard begins by addressing the fundamentals of testing JavaScript applications, starting with a general test methodology and then discussing the design of effective test cases.

The author then compares the architecture, advantages and drawbacks, and use cases for each six different automated testing frameworks. Accompanying these concepts are installation details and examples of simple test cases to help you determine which JavaScript automated testing framework is most fitting for your needs.

Download the Refcard today to explore the differences and use cases for 6 of the most popular JS automated testing frameworks, including WebdriverIO, NightWatch, Playwright, Puppeteer, TestCafe, and Cypress.

Oct 5, 2021
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