Jasmine-BDD: A Screencast On The Standalone Test Runner

My 2nd screencast at WatchMeCode.net is now online, and is free!

WatchMeCode Episode 2: The Jasmine Standalone Runner

In this episode, I cover the basics of JavaScript testing with the Jasmine-BDD test framework, showing how to install and use the standalone version.

What you’ll see:

  • Download Jasmine
  • Jasmine’s folder structure
  • PlayerSpec.js
  • The guts of a test
  • Custom Jasmine matchers
  • Writing our own spec
  • Running our spec

What you’ll get in the download:

  • Code from the episode
  • 17 minutes of content
  • iOS optimized, 720p video
  • Chapter markers

I’m not covering the real deep details on “why Jasmine”, “why write tests” or anything like that in this episode. I’m going to be working on a more in-depth screencast and/or series to cover more of these topics soon, though.

I hope you enjoy the video and learn a little bit about the Jasmine testing framework.


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About Derick Bailey

Derick Bailey is an entrepreneur, problem solver (and creator? :P ), software developer, screecaster, writer, blogger, speaker and technology leader in central Texas (north of Austin). He runs SignalLeaf.com - the amazingly awesome podcast audio hosting service that everyone should be using, and WatchMeCode.net where he throws down the JavaScript gauntlets to get you up to speed. He has been a professional software developer since the late 90's, and has been writing code since the late 80's. Find me on twitter: @derickbailey, @mutedsolutions, @backbonejsclass Find me on the web: SignalLeaf, WatchMeCode, Kendo UI blog, MarionetteJS, My Github profile, On Google+.
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  • http://www.philliphaydon.com Phillip Haydon

    This video is great, it’s a great video and a great example of the type of video content to be expected in the future that I or anyone else may need to pay for.

    Really awesome quality video and content :) I learnt a lot!

    • http://mutedsolutions.com Derick Bailey

      Thanks, Phillip! :)