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JavaScript and Node testing best practices

JavaScript and Node testing best practices
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We recalled best practices for numerous times on our blog. But it’s never too many of them if we talk about professional software development. Today we are presenting to you great JavaScript and Node testing best practices.

This is a collection of the best practices of JavaScript and Node.js from A-Z. This collection gathered many blog posts, books, and tools in the market. We selected some of them for you:

  1. The Golden Rule: Design for lean testing
  2. Include 3 parts in each test name
  3. Describe expectations in a product language: use BDD-style assertions
  4. Choose the right test doubles: Avoid mocks in favor of stubs and spies
  5. Test many input combinations using Property-based testing
  6. Avoid global test fixtures and seeds, add data per-test
  7. Enrich your testing portfolio: Look beyond unit tests and the pyramid
  8. Ensure new releases don’t break the API using
  9. Measure and refactor using static analysis tools
  10. Avoid global test fixtures and seeds, add data per-test
  11. Separate UI from functionality
  12. Whenever possible, test with a realistic and fully rendered component
  13. Watch how the content is served over the network

There are some of the section’s topic, please feel free to read more here.

As a bonus, we can also share with you the most interesting Node.js best practices. There are great practices, style guides, and architectural tips for your services.

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