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PhantomJS Cookbook

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PhantomJS Cookbook

Rob Friesel, "PhantomJS Cookbook"
English | ISBN: 178398192X | 2014 | EPUB/MOBI/Code files | 276 pages | 32,7 MB

Over 70 recipes to help boost the productivity of your applications using real-world testing with PhantomJS

About This Book
Learn the fundamentals of working with the headless PhantomJS browser
Create unit and functional test suites backed by PhantomJS
Integrate PhantomJS into development and testing workflows for efficient unit testing

Who This Book Is For
This book is intended for web development professionals who want to integrate PhantomJS into their development and testing workflows. If you are a web developer looking to run automated unit tests while you work, or perhaps you are a QA engineer looking for a fast test automation utility, then this book is perfect for you. Some prior knowledge of JavaScript would be helpful.

What You Will Learn
Develop your own PhantomJS core modules
Learn sophisticated strategies for interacting with web page contents and how to capture those interactions
Create a front-end continuous integration (CI) strategy with PhantomJS
Perform unit testing with frameworks such as Jasmine, Mocha, and QUnit
Implement functional and end-to-end testing with PhantomJS using tools such as Selenium, Capybara, and CasperJS
Automate performance analysis with libraries such as Confess.js and YSlow
Automate the generation of images and PDFs of your web content

In Detail
Beginning with the basics of PhantomJS, this book will dive into its core modules and guide you through how to solve real-world testing problems. This book explores a variety of test automation tasks, including executing JavaScript unit tests with the Jasmine, QUnit, and Mocha frameworks; functional tests with tools such as Selenium, Capybara, and CasperJS; performance analysis with tools such as YSlow; and much more.

If you are a web developer looking to run automated unit tests while you work, or perhaps you are a QA engineer looking for a fast test automation utility, then this book is perfect for you. Some prior knowledge of JavaScript would be helpful.