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phantomjs-yuitest

The javascript scripts in phantomjs-yuitest enable the execution and gathering of YUI Test results via PhantomJS.

Highlights

  • Compatible with the standard YUI Test runner, so you can use existing YUI Test HTML files and tests unchanged.
  • Run a single test file.
  • Run a list of multiple files or use a RegExp to find test files in a directory and report all results as a single Test Run.
  • Run tests from the filesystem or hosted on other servers.
  • Fast headless testing on PhantomJS, a full featured WebKit browser with native support for various web standards: DOM handling, CSS selector, JSON, Canvas, and SVG.
  • Run the same tests in exactly the same manner in a browser for easy test debugging.
  • Command line options for CI server integration.
  • Output reports in all supported YUI Test formats: JUnit, TAP, JSON, XML, and render a screenshot of each page.
  • Runs on Mac OS X, Linux and Windows.

Install

You need the PhantomJS browser installed on your system. You can download binaries for Mac OS X and Windows from the PhantomJS download section.

You will also need a HTML page with YUI Test present and test cases setup to run onload, and which exposes the test runner as window.Y.Test.Runner. (see examples/unit_testing_file/unit.html)

Usage

To get a list of options and some examples run:

phantomjs run-yuitest-multi.js --help

How it works

In a typical use case on a developers machine:

  • The developer sets up a test page to host tests for the area of work under development
  • The URL to the page is passed as the argument to the script
  • PhantomJS loads the page and executes all tests, just as if loaded in a browser
  • On completion the results are collected and output in the console

In a typical use case with lots of test files running from a continuous integration server:

  • The script uses the supplied testFilesMatch RegExp to scan a testDirectory to find test files to execute
  • Individual URLs for each test file are made from the files path in the directory and a supplied testUrl prefix
  • Each URL is opened in PhantomJS and the page loads and executes all present tests, just as if loaded in a browser
  • Listeners are attached the the YUI Test Runner to monitor tests as they run and provide feedback
  • On completion of each page the results are collected and output in the console and reports saved to disk using the testRunId in the path
  • Results are aggregated as a Test Run, including whether the page failed to load, timed out or was missing tests
  • After all pages are loaded the total pass/fail result is shown and a summary saved
  • The CI server (such as Hudson or Go) reads all the saved JUnit XML reports and displays the data such as individually failing tests with stack traces

Alternatives

A minimal standalone script run-yuitest-single.js is supplied for comparison with the run-qunit.js and run-jasmine.js examples and as a starting point for custom development.

History

2013-07-23 v0.5 Standalone script now requires PhantomJS 1.6+ 2012-01-10 v0.3 First release

Contributors

License

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2011 Michael Kessler

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.

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