We’re happy to finally launch one of our most requested features: You can now write unit tests for your Alexa Skills and Google Actions with the Jovo Framework.
Unit Testing is a software testing method that allows you to make sure individual units of your app work as expected. To date, most voice apps are only tested manually by talking to a device, leaving developers and designers with the following problems:
Although we think manual testing and debugging is very important (we created a complete product just for this with the Jovo Debugger), we think that unit testing voice apps is absolutely essential to make sure you provide a robust experience. After all, it’s just a feeling of peace of mind when you see that all tests work as expected.
With Jovo, we want to help you as much as possible to improve your voice apps, add new features, make sure they are robust, and just stay relaxed while shipping cool stuff without having to worry about errors. This is why you can now write unit tests for both your Alexa Skills and Google Actions with the Jovo Framework.
> Take a look here to learn more: Jovo Docs > Unit Testing.
After crafting some tests, <ou can simply run them in your terminal and can finally get a good night’s sleep:
We’re excited to help you along the way of prototyping, developing, testing, and maintaining your voice apps. Watch out for more features that help you with these steps, especially combined with our Jovo Debugger.
If you want to get started quickly, go ahead and download our brand new template with some default unit tests.