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AngularJS Web Application Development Cookbook by Matt Frisbie

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Writing basic unit tests

Unit tests should be the foundation of your test suite. Compared to end-to-end tests, they are generally faster, easier to write, easier to maintain, require less overhead while setting up, more readily scale with the application, and provide a more obvious path to the problem area of the application when you debug a failed test run.

There is a surplus of extremely simplistic testing examples available online and rarely do they present a component or test case that is applicable in a real-world application. Instead, this recipe will jump directly to an understandable application component and show you how to write a full set of tests for it.

Getting ready

For this recipe, it is assumed that you have correctly configured your ...

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