Jasmine is easy to implement in different development methodologies. Users simply need to download the standalone library files from the official website of Jasmine and implement these into the application.
Reasons to use Jasmine
- The Jasmine framework uses only clean and obvious syntax similar to a natural language
- Jasmine does not require a DOM
- Jspec, JS spec, Rspec heavily influence Jasmine
- Jasmine is available in different versions such as ruby gem, stand-alone, and Node
- The standalone version of Jasmine makes it easy to see how everything is set up, allowing users to use it the right way
- Jasmine supports both front-end and back-end tests
- It has strong community support and documentation
Jasmine vs. Mocha
- Jasmine uses spies to implement test doubles while Mocha uses an external library without any test doubles.
- Both Jasmine and Mocha have command line utility for running tests.
- Jasmine has built-in assertions while Mocha uses Chai for assertions instead of an assertions library.