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CasperJS - Behavioral Test for web application
Submitted by Ravindra Singh (@ravindrasingh) on Thursday, 30 July 2015
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate
To explore CasperJS as a framework for automation testing for the web applications.
Most of the times, all you want is an automated way to ensure that your application is functioning properly at a high level. But do you really need to write mountains of Unit tests to achieve this? Moreover, can unit tests even achieve this at all? And when it comes to front-end behavior, how do you write effective tests?
In this session, we will demonstrate:
-PhantomJS and CasperJS Introduction
-Features of CasperJS
-Playing with Casper API
-Headless demo with real world example
-How to test-
–Impersonating user agents
–Making AJAX requests
-How to minimize regressing testing with CasperJS
Team Leads/Technical Architect/Project Managers/Developers/QA Folks
Ravindra is a open source contributor (like he is contributing to Drupal 8 core and modules). Being a TA he is supposed to research on the best solutions from open-sources, and started research in testing frameworks like CasperJS and Behat which are faster by their headless nature. At the recently held DrupalCon in Los angeles, he was selected as a mentor for Drupal8 contribution.
Ravindra has been a speaker in various events. Below are some of the recent events where he presented a session.
http://drupalcampbangalore.org/drupal-camp-bangalore/sessions/behat-writing-tests-stylized-way http://www.slideshare.net/ravindrasingh251/how-to-contribute-back-to-drupal http://www.slideshare.net/ravindrasingh251/checklist-for-drupal-site-development-dev-tools