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What is Mocha?

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.

What is Jest?

Jest provides you with multiple layers on top of Jasmine.

What is QUnit?

QUnit is a powerful, easy-to-use JavaScript unit testing framework. It's used by the jQuery, jQuery UI and jQuery Mobile projects and is capable of testing any generic JavaScript code, including itself!

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    What are some alternatives to Mocha, Jest, and QUnit?

    • Jasmine - DOM-less simple JavaScript testing framework
    • Enzyme - JavaScript Testing utilities for React, by Airbnb
    • Protractor - End-to-end test framework for Angular and AngularJS applications
    • AVA - A refined, futuristic test runner

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