Sinon.js: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v18.0.0(2 months ago)

This package is actively maintained.Types definitions are provided via a separate npm package: @types/sinonNumber of direct dependencies: 6Monthly npm downloads

Sinon is a powerful JavaScript testing utility for creating spies, stubs, and mocks in unit tests. It provides a simple and expressive API for simulating behavior in functions and objects, enabling developers to isolate and test individual components of their codebase effectively. Sinon is widely used in conjunction with testing frameworks like Mocha, Jasmine, and Jest to enhance the testing capabilities and ensure the reliability of JavaScript applications.

Compared to other testing libraries, Sinon stands out for its flexibility and ease of use in setting up test doubles. It allows developers to simulate complex scenarios and interactions within their tests, making it a valuable tool for maintaining code quality and test coverage.

Alternatives:
jest-mock+
testdouble+
nock+
chai-spies+
jasmine+
ts-mockito+
mockery+
proxyquire+
rewire+
faker+

Tags: javascripttestingspiesstubsmocks