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Configuring the JSTestDriver test runner

You do not need to download the JSTestDriver framework manually. The server and the assertion framework are provided through the JSTestDriver plugin. The plugin is bundled with WebStorm and activated by default. If it is not, enable the plugin.

This plugin does the following:

  • Runs the JSTestDriver server that captures an opened browser to execute tests in.
  • During the test creation, detects the unit testing framework the test code complies with, whereupon suggests the Add <test framework> support intention action, provided that the framework is recognized as a WebStorm JavaScript library and is thus available in the IDE.

Configuring testing frameworks in a project
  1. Download the framework of your choice and configure it as a WebStorm JavaScript library.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Add the project folder to the library scope.
    • Enable the framework support on-the-fly during test creation. Write the test as required, position the cursor at it, and press Alt+EnterAlt+EnterAlt+EnterAlt+EnterAlt+EnterAlt+EnterAlt+EnterAlt+Enter, Shift+Alt+J or Ctrl+Shift+MAlt EnterAlt EnterCommand 1. Then choose the Add <test framework> support intention action from the list.
    • To use Jasmine, add jasmine-jstd-adapter to the configuration file.

      Open jsTestDriver.conf and type the following code in it:

      load:
      
      lib/jasmine/jasmine.js
      lib/jasmine-jstd-adapter/JasmineAdapter.js
                                  
      For more details about JSTestDriver configuration files, see Running JavaScript Unit Tests.

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