Angular 2 Installing the Jasmine testing framework


The most common way to test Angular 2 apps is with the Jasmine test framework. Jasmine allows you to test your code in the browser.


To get started, all you need is the jasmine-core package (not jasmine).

npm install jasmine-core --save-dev --save-exact


To verify that Jasmine is set up properly, create the file ./src/unit-tests.html with the following content and open it in the browser.

<!DOCTYPE html>
  <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html;charset=utf-8">
  <title>Ng App Unit Tests</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="../node_modules/jasmine-core/lib/jasmine-core/jasmine.css">
  <script src="../node_modules/jasmine-core/lib/jasmine-core/jasmine.js"></script>
  <script src="../node_modules/jasmine-core/lib/jasmine-core/jasmine-html.js"></script>
  <script src="../node_modules/jasmine-core/lib/jasmine-core/boot.js"></script>
   <!-- Unit Testing Chapter #1: Proof of life.  -->
     it('true is true', function () {