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Latest commit 50efbfb @Dignifiedquire Dignifiedquire Merge pull request #1698 from karma-runner/greenkeeper-karma-mocha-0.2.0
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bin feat: remove `karma` binary in favor of karma-cli
client fix(client): Revert back to old reloading detection
docs docs(runner): Add missing link to TeamCity integration page
lib fix(eslint): Fix formatting for the new ESLint 1.8.0
logo chore: add logo
scripts chore: Fix linting after eslint updates
static feat(static): Support media queries
tasks chore: Move to standard JS style.
test feat(launcher): Add concurrency limit
.codeclimate.yml chore: Add .codeclimate.yml
.eslintignore chore: Lint test files.
.eslintrc chore(lint): Use babel-eslint parser
.gitattributes chore: do not change pdf files line endings
.gitignore chore: add npm-debug.log to the gitignore
.mailmap chore: update .mailmap to remove duplicate contributors
.npmignore chore: ignore integration-tests etc.
.travis.yml chore(travis): Test on Node 5, use default npm; uprade g++ chore: release v0.13.15 chore: Add code of conduct docs(contributing): fix typo
LICENSE chore: update copyright year range docs: change the README links to newest karma version feat(launcher): Add concurrency limit
config.tpl.js feat(launcher): Add concurrency limit feat(launcher): Add concurrency limit
credentials switch saucelabs credentials from voijta to karmarunnerbot
gruntfile.js chore(build): make release work properly style(completion): fix the comment chore: added mocha debug task chore: add shell script to start mocha watcher
package.json chore(package): update karma-mocha to version 0.2.0 fix(init): Make the requirejs config template normalize paths
requirejs.config.tpl.js fix(init): Make the requirejs config template normalize paths
thesis.pdf chore: add my thesis
wallaby.js chore: support wallabyjs for karma tests


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A simple tool that allows you to execute JavaScript code in multiple real browsers.

The main purpose of Karma is to make your test-driven development easy, fast, and fun.

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When should I use Karma?

  • You want to test code in real browsers.
  • You want to test code in multiple browsers (desktop, mobile, tablets, etc.).
  • You want to execute your tests locally during development.
  • You want to execute your tests on a continuous integration server.
  • You want to execute your tests on every save.
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  • You don't want your (testing) life to suck.
  • You want to use Istanbul to automagically generate coverage reports.
  • You want to use RequireJS for your source files.

But I still want to use _insert testing library_

Karma is not a testing framework, nor an assertion library. Karma just launches a HTTP server, and generates the test runner HTML file you probably already know from your favourite testing framework. So for testing purposes you can use pretty much anything you like. There are already plugins for most of the common testing frameworks:

If you can't find an adapter for your favourite framework, don't worry and write your own. It's not that hard and we are here to help.

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Throughout the development of AngularJS, we've been using JSTD for testing. I really think that JSTD is a great idea. Unfortunately, we had many problems with JSTD, so we decided to write our own test runner based on the same idea. We wanted a simple tool just for executing JavaScript tests that is both stable and fast. That's why we use the awesome library and Node.js.

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