simple JavaScript testing tool
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This is a simple, "put together while reading" version of the discussed test tool from the book Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja by John Resig and Bear Bibeault.


  • simply testing JavaScript code
  • testing asynchronuos operations
  • grouped and coloured output


See a full examples in javascripts/tests/tests.js

// set an intro text

// set a progressbar with the typical ...F... output

// simple example
ninjaTest.test("Testset A", function () {
  assert(true, "First assertion true");
  assert(false, "Second assertion false");

// asynchronous example
ninjaTest.test("Asynchronous Test A", function () {
  setTimeout(function () {
    assert(true, "First async test is true");
  }, 1000);


  • write docu
  • more features:
    • ability to mark tests pending

License (MIT)

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions: The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software. THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.