Monday, April 15

Tag: javascript testing

CSS Tricks

Demystifying JavaScript Testing

Many people have messaged me, confused about where to get started with testing. Just like everything else in software, we work hard to build abstractions to make our jobs easier. But that amount of abstraction evolves over time, until the only ones who really understand it are the ones who built the abstraction in the first place. Everyone else is left with taking the terms, APIs, and tools at face value and struggling to make things work. One thing I believe about abstraction in code is that the abstraction is not magic — it’s code. Another I thing I believe about abstraction in code is that it’s easier to learn by doing.   Imagine that a less seasoned engineer approaches you. They’re hungry to learn, they want to be confident in their code, and they’re ready to start testin...