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JSTestDriver Server Tool Window

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Start a local server - Start a local server link.

In this tool window, start and stop the JSTestDriver Server to run unit tests against and capture the browser to execute unit tests in.


The tool window becomes available when the following prerequisites are met:

  1. The JSTestDriver plugin is enabled. The plugin is activated by default. If the plugin is disabled, enable it on the Plugins page as described in Managing plugins.

  2. The current project contains at least one test runner configuration files.



Tooltip and shortcut


the Run button

Run a local server

Click this button to have WebStorm launch the default JSTestDriver server.

the Stop button

Stop the local server

Click this button to have WebStorm stop the currently running JSTestDriver server.

Capture a browser using the URL

This read-only field shows the URL address to access the Remote Console of the JSTestDriver. Copy the URL address and open it in the browser of your choice.

Firefox Chrome Safari Internet Explorer Opera

The icons indicate available browsers. The icon that corresponds to the browser you just opened, is active. Click the icon to get ready for executing tests.

Last modified: 17 September 2019

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