Spotlight: JavaScript

2012-03-24 00:00:00 2012-03-25 00:00:00 America/Toronto Spotlight: JavaScript The Spotlight event series concentrates on relevant tech topics for one day, allowing interactive professionals and students to build up their skills at a low price point with a minimal time commitment. The second in the series puts a spotlight on JavaScript, a development language… Toronto FITC Toronto



We’ve seen this a million times. A developer releases their new Javascript Framework and writes up a simple Todo list application as an example. The problem is they almost certainly won’t show you how to test it. Nor will they share with you best practices for testing your code.

As client side coding starts to resemble application development it’s crucial for developers to test their code. JavaScript is a dynamic language and really relies on having a great test suite to keep the code base in check.

This talk will cover creating a simple Todo application test first, using the mocha test framework.