Introduction to Protractor

by Nate Taylor

Protractor is an automated testing framework for testing AngularJS applications in the browser. This course will walk through the basics of Protractor while discussing how Protractor can fit into a development workflow.

What you'll learn

Protractor is an automated testing framework for testing AngularJS applications in the browser. It simulates a user interacting with the website by filling out forms, clicking on elements, and navigating from page to page. In this course, we'll look at the Protractor basics, for example, how to write a simple test. We'll also take a look at a lot of the features that Protractor uses to interact with Angular. We'll discuss how Protractor can fit into a normal development workflow and how it can be used by a team. We'll end by looking at some ways to make sure our Protractor tests are maintainable and easy to read.

About the author

Nate's first program was written in QBasic on an 8086 clone his dad built. Since then he's written applications in C++, .NET, and Node.js.

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