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Web App Testing Using Knockout.JS by Roberto Messora

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Task automation with GulpJS

Before talking about unit testing automation (that is the main objective of this chapter), we need to introduce another concept: task automation.

What do we really mean by the term task automation? Well, we need to talk about what we need to do when delivering a web application to production.

The one and only true objective of web development is to publish a fully functioning and optimized web application. In this regard, there are several well-known best practices that have to be respected, at least:

  • Source code quality verification: Using tools like JSLint or JSHint, we need to check the quality of our source code in search of possible style convention deficiencies as well as structural problems
  • Source file concatenation ...

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