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What is Venus.js?

It is a testing tool for JavaScript (JS), which simplifies running unit tests. When you are developing a browser-based project in JS, you'll want to create unit tests and run them frequently. Typically, you'll write a unit test using some library, such as Mocha or Jasmine. These libraries let you define testcases (or "specs" if you are following a BDD style), and provide APIs for writing assertions.
Venus.js is a tool in the Javascript Testing Framework category of a tech stack.

Venus.js Integrations

Venus.js's Features

  • Use Simple annotations in your tests to specify which testing library you want to use, the file you are testing, other file dependencies, and a test harness template
  • Quickly run your browser-based tests directly from the command line using PhantomJS
  • Run your tests from the command line in multiple browsers (running locally or remotely) at the same time
  • Integration with Continuous Integration tools (Selenium Grid + Travis CI)

Venus.js Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Venus.js?
Jest provides you with multiple layers on top of Jasmine.
Mocha is a feature-rich JavaScript test framework running on node.js and the browser, making asynchronous testing simple and fun. Mocha tests run serially, allowing for flexible and accurate reporting, while mapping uncaught exceptions to the correct test cases.
It is a BDD / TDD assertion library for node and the browser that can be delightfully paired with any javascript testing framework. It has several interfaces that allow the developer to choose the most comfortable. The chain-capable BDD styles provide an expressive language & readable style, while the TDD assert style provides a more classical feel.
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.
It is a really helpful library when you want to unit test your code. It supports spies, stubs, and mocks. The library has cross browser support and also can run on the server using Node.js.
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