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Unit Testing, Browser Automation

Unit Testing

General info

Buster.JS is a JavaScript test framework for node and browsers.

Buster.JS is a new JavaScript testing framework. It does browser testing by automating test runs in actual browsers (think JsTestDriver), as well as Node.js testing. It has a bunch of great features. is aUnit testing framework for C# and .NET is a free, open source, community-focused unit testing tool for the .NET Framework. It is used to test C#, F#, VB.NET and other .NET languages. and works with ReSharper, CodeRush, TestDriven.NET and Xamarin. It is part of the .NET Foundation,
Set of frameworks originating from SUnit (Smalltalk's testing framework). They share similar structure and functionality.


Buster.Js is a xUnit style Test Framework

Yes is part of the xUnit family of frameworks
Allows testing code execution on the client, such as a web browser


It does browser testing with browser automation, QUnit style static HTML page testing, testing in headless browsers and more front-end components and functionality


You can test various front-end components independently since it is a Unit testing framework
Allows testing the bahovior of a server-side code


It is a Node.js testing toolkit as well which means it can test back-end behaviour and functionality as well as run in a server environment


You can test various back-end components independently since it is a Unit testing framework
Allows defining a fixed, specific states of data (fixtures) that are test-local. This ensures specific environment for a single test



It contains class fixtures which are setup once pertest class
Group fixtures
Allows defining a fixed, specific states of data for a group of tests (group-fixtures). This ensures specific environment for a given group of tests.


Yes contains collection fixtures which allow you to share context among many tests
Supports data generators for tests. Data generators generate input data for test. The test is then run for each input data produced in this way.

Licence type governing the use and redistribution of the software

BSD License

Mocks are objects that simulate the behavior of real objects. Using mocks allows testing some part of the code in isolation (with other parts mocked when needed)

Buster.JS ships with Sinon.JS. every test in a test case has a sandbox associated with it, making it easy to mock and stub

Allows organizing tests in groups

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