The main purpose of Karma is to make your TDD development easy, fast, and fun.
Karma is not a testing framework, neither an assertion library, so for that you can use pretty much anything you like. Right now out of the box there is support for
All the major browsers are supported, if you want to know more see the Browsers page.
You don't need to sign anything but here are some resources to help you to get started.
Every serious project has a screencast, so here is ours. Just click here and let the show begin.
If you have Node.js installed, it's as simple as
$ npm install -g karma
This will give you the latest stable version available on npm. If you want to live life on the edge you can do so by
$ npm install -g karma@canary
You can find a simple example in test/client/karma.conf.js which contains most of the options.
To create your own from scratch there is the
init command, which
will be named
karma.conf.js by default:
$ karma init
This will ask you many questions and if you answered them all correct you will be allowed to use Karma.
For more information on the configuration options see Configuration File Overview.
Now that you have your configuration all that is left to do is to start Karma:
$ karma start
If you want to run tests manually (without auto watching file changes), you can:
$ karma run
But only if you have started the Karma server before.
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