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NodeJS + EJS + Jest

  • Posted February 12, 2022
  1. NodeJS, EJS and Jest.

  2. The JS line calling render:

    return res.status(200).render(‘users’, {data:allUsers});

  3. The Jest test snippet:

    await request(server) .get(“/users”) .send() .expect(200)

  4. The Jest error:

    GET /users GET /users › Return 200 with the list of users (99 ms)

    expected 200 “OK”, got 500 “Internal Server Error” 47 | .get(“/users”) 48 | .send()

    49 | .expect(200) | ^

To be able to pass the test:

return res.status(200).json(allUsers);
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Hello,

What I would suggest is to actually start testing why you are seeing the 500 internal server error as the test is expecting a status 200 OK.

Once you have the actual error rather than just the generic 500 error, feel free to share it here so I could try to advise you further.

Best,

Bobby