Efficiently test your backbone.js web applications using Packts new book.

October 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Backbone.js Testing, a step-by-step guide to help developers create and implement test support for their Backbone.js applications. The book is available now in print and all the popular eBook formats.

About the Author: Ryan Roemer is the Director of Engineering at Curiosity Media, a language learning startup, where he manages technical operations and leads the development team. He develops (and tests) full-stack JavaScript applications and backend Node.js services. He also works with data mining, cloud architectures, and problems related to large scale distributed systems.

Backbone is a JavaScript library with a RESTful JSON interface, and is based on the model–view–presenter (MVP) application design paradigm. It is designed for developing single-page web applications. Backbone.js Testing gives the reader practical exercises to master current techniques in Backbone.js test development. Readers will learn to plan, architect, and develop tests for Backbone.js applications using modern testing principles and practices.

The book introduces readers to fundamental testing concepts and comprehensive test infrastructure design, showing readers how to easily and systematically test modern JavaScript web applications. Through a tutorial-style approach, it guides readers through the test planning and implementation processes for application models, views, routers, and other Backbone.js components.

The book covers the following topics:

Chapter 1: Setting Up a Test Infrastructure

Chapter 2: Creating a Backbone.js Application Test Plan

Chapter 3: Test Assertions, Specs, and Suites

Chapter 4: Test Spies Chapter 5: Test Stubs and Mocks

Chapter 6: Automated Web Testing

 

For more information about the book and to download sample chapters, please visit the Packt book page.


Backbone.js Testing
Plan, architect and develop tests for Backboke.js applications using modern testing principles and practices

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/backbonejs-testing/book

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