Jumping into front end testing

by Alicia Sedlock

The front-end workflow has gotten wildly complex. CSS preprocessors and task runners are some of our new favorite things, but other tools and techniques, such as testing, haven’t gotten as much love lately. Testing your front-end code can be a timesaver and saving grace on complex applications, and writing tests has become a crucial piece of the front-end developer’s workflow. We’ll talk about why you should be testing your code, the variety of tests you can write, what each variety is best suited for, testing tools and frameworks, and how to approach writing tests.