API Automation using Axios, Mocha, Chai and JavaScript Setup Guide


Getting started

Pre-requisites

  • Download and install Node.js
  • Download and install any Text Editor like Visual Code/Sublime/Brackets

Setup Visual Code

  • Install GitLens Extension from the Marketplace: GitLens — Git supercharged by GitKraken
  • Install vscode-icons from the Marketplace: vscode-icons
  • Go to Visual Code Preference > Setting and search formatOnSave and enable/ON it.

Setup Scripts

  • Clone the repository into a folder
  • Go to Project root directory and install Dependency: npm install
  • All the dependencies from package.json would be installed in node_modules folder.

How to write Test

  • Add new test under api-tests folder
  • Name the file as .js (e.g. get_request.js)

How to Run Test

  • Go to Project root directory and run command: npm test
  • If you want to run api tests then run command: npx mocha --recursive api-tests/*.js --timeout 10000 --reporter mochawesome

How to Update local npm packages

  • Go to Project root directory and run command: npm update

How to view HTML report

  • Go to Project root directory: ./mochawesome-report/mochawesome.html

Sample Test Results

API Automation using Axios, Mocha, Chai and JavaScript Test Report

API Automation using Axios, Mocha, Chai and JavaScript Test Report Detailed View

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