Mocha.js for Test Automation of Node.js REST API on Oracle Developer Cloud Service by Abhinav Shroff


This blog covers the testing automation of Node.js based REST service application using a popular testing framework called Mocha.js on Oracle Developer Cloud Service. The Node.js application will be deployed on Oracle Application Container Cloud Service.

Note: For details on how to develop and deploy NodeJS REST application on Application Container Cloud using Developer Cloud service, please refer the blog link here.

Tech Stack Used

Eclipse: IDE for Nodejs development.

Expressjs: Nodejs module for REST web service development.

Grunt: Tool for building the Nodejs code archive for deployment.

Testing Framework: Mocha.js

Oracle Developer Cloud: For CI & CD of the Nodejs application and Test automation as part of it.

Oracle Application Container Cloud: Cloud service to deploy Nodejs based REST web service

About Mocha framework:

Mocha is a feature-rich JavaScript test framework running on Node.js and in the browser. The primary goal of Mocha test framework is to simplify asynchronous testing. Mocha tests run in a prescribed order, this allows for flexible and accurate reporting, while mapping uncaught exceptions to the correct test cases. Read the complete article here.

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