JavaScript for Testers
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JavaScript for Testers

About the Book

About the Authors

Carlos Blé Jurado
Carlos Ble
  • Founder of Lean Mind. Today I am the founder of Lean Mind, a software craftsmanship boutique based in the Canary Islands. A proud member of team that cares about customers and users working collaboratively with them.
  • I wrote my first line of code when I was 6, it was actually a listing from a book on BASIC.
  • AMIGA user and community member during my childhood.
  • Open source enthusiast since I discovered GNU/Linux in 1999.
  • Started working officially as a software developer in 2002.
  • I've been independent consultant, trainer and developer since 2009 helping dozens of teams and organizations all over Spain. Also training teams in Berlin, London, Brussels and Bordeaux.
  • From 2001 to 2009 worked for a wide variety of companies including my own startup.
  • XP (eXtreme Programming) practitioner since 2008.
  • Author of the first book on TDD in the Spanish language in 2010.
  • Speaker with more than a hundred talks given along my career.
  • Full stack developer using mostly JavaScript, C#, Java and Python.

Table of Contents

  • Workshop overview
    • Conventions
  • Configuring the project
    • Setting up the tools for the workshop
  • The JavaScript Language
    • Introduction to Jasmine
    • Data types
    • Functions
    • JavaScript: The tricky parts
    • Common sources of defects
    • JSON
  • Browser development tools
  • The DOM (Document Object Model)
  • jQuery basics
    • Selectors
    • Ajax
  • Debugging Applications
    • Watching Expressions
    • The Call Stack
    • Debugging with Firebug
    • Debugging with Chrome Dev Tools
    • Debugging on IE
    • Debugging JavaScript in the server
  • Online tools
  • Integration Testing utilities
    • Selenium
    • CasperJS
    • Integration tests with Jasmine, jQuery and the DOM
  • Fast and isolated tests with doubles: Stubs, Mocks and Spies
    • Stubs
    • Mocks
    • Spies
  • Code quality tools
    • JSHint
    • Code coverage
  • Hunting memory leaks
  • Performance tips
    • Measuring performance
    • Benchmarking
  • Security basics
    • Cookies
    • XSS: Cross-site scripting.
    • The same-origin policy.
    • JSONP
    • CSRF: Cross-site request forgery.
    • Sending malicious JSON data.
    • Sniffing network messages.
  • References

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