Testing Angular Applications

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Summary

Testing Angular Applications is an example-rich, hands-on guide that gives you the real-world techniques you need to thoroughly test all parts of your Angular applications. By the end of this book, you'll be able to confidently write unit and end-to-end tests for Angular applications in TypeScript.

Foreword by Brad Green, Google.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the Technology

Don't leave the success of your mission-critical Angular apps to chance. Proper testing improves code quality, reduces maintenance costs, and rewards you with happy users. New tools and best practices can streamline and automate all aspects of testing web apps, both in development and in production. This book gets you started.

About the Book

Testing Angular Applications teaches you how to make testing an essential part of your development and production processes. You'll start by setting up a simple unit testing system as you learn the fundamental practices. Then, you'll fine-tune it as you discover the best tests for Angular components, directives, pipes, services, and routing. Finally, you'll explore end-to-end testing, mastering the Protractor framework, and inserting Angular apps into your continuous integration pipeline.

What's inside

  • Getting to know TypeScript
  • Writing and debugging unit tests
  • Writing and debugging end-to-end tests with Protractor
  • Building continuous integration for your entire test suite

About the Reader

This book is for readers with intermediate JavaScript skills.

About the Author

Jesse Palmer is a senior engineering manager at Handshake. Corinna Cohn is a single-page web application specialist. Mike Giambalvo and Craig Nishina are engineers at Google.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to testing Angular applications

    PART 1 - Unit testing

  2. Creating your first tests
  3. Testing components
  4. Testing directives
  5. Testing pipes
  6. Testing services
  7. Testing the router
  8. PART 2 - End-to-end testing

  9. Getting started with Protractor
  10. Understanding timeouts
  11. Advanced Protractor topics
  12. PART 3 - Continuous integration

  13. Continuous integration
  • Appendix A - Setting up the sample project
  • Appendix B - Additional resources

About The Authors

Jesse Palmer has more than 15 years of web development experience with Fortune 500 companies, the Federal Government, and small businesses. He is a Master Software Engineer at Capital One in Retail & Direct Technology Group who also contributes to Angular.

Corinna Cohn has been creating websites since 1995 and has written enterprise web apps for radio stations, scientific publishing, education, and business-to-business, with a focus on single-page applications since 2013. Corinna has written ugly, cryptic software in the past, but has committed to writing human-readable, unit-tested, and maintainable code from now on.

Mike Giambalvo is a developer at Google working on the UI for Google Cloud Platform. He contributes to Angular and Protractor, the end to end test framework for Angular applications. In his copious free time, he enjoys hiking and building robots.

Craig Nishina is a developer at Google working on Ads. In a previous career, Craig worked as a civil engineer designing buildings, but he much prefers writing code over building structures. When he is not contributing to Protractor and webdriver-manager, he enjoys playing golf and traveling.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Manning Publications (November 19, 2018)
  • Length: 240 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781617293641

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