AiA 159: Testing Angular with Intern 4 with Bryan Forbes

Panel: 
Joe Eames
Shai Reznik
Alyssa Nicoll
Charles Max Wood
Special Guests: 
Bryan Forbes
In the episode of Adventures in Angular, the panel speaks with Bryan Forbes. Bryan has been working for Sight Pen a consultancy company that works with JavaScript and many others platforms. Bryan mentions that SitePen is well known for their Dojo toolkit. Bryan talks about testing Angular with the intern tool.
Bryan and the panel dive into the testing of all sorts old and new tools and compared them to the Intern Toolkit.  Bryan talks about the different kinds functions that are needed to compile and implement testing. The discussion covers tools like Testacular, karma, Protractor, and Leadfoot, and Intern, as testing kits for Angular.
In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

What intern a testing tool and how it is used.
Protractor and how this is different as a testing tool
Cross browser testing
Testacular turning in to Karma
Unit testing end to end.
Using typescript
Promise shim
How to bring Intern into your Angular App
Assertion libraries
Intern working with Karma
Intern is client-side product, not a SAAS product
Protractor
Webpak plugin to integrate Intern
End-to-End testing
Leadfoot testing
and much more!

Links: 

SitePen
Bryan Forbes
Leadfoot
Testacular
Karma
Protractor
Bryan’s blog
@bryanforbes
GitHub/Bryan Forbes
 

Picks:
Shai

Angular Connect – EG Game Show

Alyssa

Destiny II

Joe

The Behavior Gap

Charles

Profit First 
MoviePass.com

Bryan

Using Intern With Angular 
Read!

Link: https://devchat.tv/adv-in-angular/aia-159-testing-angular-intern-4-bryan-forbes