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A JavaScript Testing Framework

Jasmine is a Behavior Driven Development testing framework for JavaScript. It does not rely on browsers, DOM, or any JavaScript framework. Thus it's suited for websites, Node.js projects, or anywhere that JavaScript can run.

Documentation & guides live here: For a quick start guide of Jasmine, see the beginning of

Upgrading from Jasmine 2.x? Check out the 3.0 release notes for a list of what's new (including breaking changes).


Please read the contributors' guide


For the Jasmine NPM module:

For the Jasmine Ruby Gem:

For the Jasmine Python Egg:

For the Jasmine headless browser gulp plugin:

To install Jasmine standalone on your local box (where {#.#.#} below is substituted by the release number downloaded):

  • Download the standalone distribution for your desired release from the releases page
  • Create a Jasmine directory in your project - mkdir my-project/jasmine
  • Move the dist to your project directory - mv jasmine/dist/jasmine-standalone-{#.#.#}.zip my-project/jasmine
  • Change directory - cd my-project/jasmine
  • Unzip the dist - unzip jasmine-standalone-{#.#.#}.zip

Add the following to your HTML file:

<link rel="shortcut icon" type="image/png" href="jasmine/lib/jasmine-{#.#.#}/jasmine_favicon.png">
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="jasmine/lib/jasmine-{#.#.#}/jasmine.css">
<script type="text/javascript" src="jasmine/lib/jasmine-{#.#.#}/jasmine.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="jasmine/lib/jasmine-{#.#.#}/jasmine-html.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="jasmine/lib/jasmine-{#.#.#}/boot.js"></script>

Supported environments

Jasmine tests itself across many browsers (Safari, Chrome, Firefox, PhantomJS, Microsoft Edge, and new Internet Explorer) as well as nodejs. To see the exact version tests are run against look at our .travis.yml



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