REST API Testing Helpers (designed for use with Mocha)
testREST is a testing helper that is designed to make the process of testing your REST application easier to write and easier to read. A simple YAML definition file format is used to describe tests.
.yaml file is defined for the test that you want to run. Displayed
below is an example from the testrest tests:
- it: should be able to send headers to a serverget: /echo-headersheaders:foo: barexpect:status: 200body:foo: bar- it: should be able to send cookies to a serverget: /echo-cookiescookies:foo: barexpect:status: 200body:foo: bar
Now the above tests a designed to test a simple server that echos header values and cookie values back in a JSON response, and when run in conjuction with the following mocha test file, will execute successfully:
var testrest = require'testrest';describe'header tests' testrest'headers'server: require'./server/headers';
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