Minitest 2.3.0 Released

minitest version 2.3.0 has been released!

minitest provides a complete suite of testing facilities supporting
TDD, BDD, mocking, and benchmarking.

minitest/unit is a small and incredibly fast unit testing framework.
It provides a rich set of assertions to make your tests clean and

minitest/spec is a functionally complete spec engine. It hooks onto
minitest/unit and seamlessly bridges test assertions over to spec

minitest/benchmark is an awesome way to assert the performance of your
algorithms in a repeatable manner. Now you can assert that your newb
co-worker doesn’t replace your linear algorithm with an exponential

minitest/mock by Steven B., is a beautifully tiny mock object

minitest/pride shows pride in testing and adds coloring to your test

minitest/unit is meant to have a clean implementation for language
implementors that need a minimal set of methods to bootstrap a working
test suite. For example, there is no magic involved for test-case


2.3.0 / 2011-06-15

  • 5 minor enhancements:

    • Add setup and teardown hooks to MiniTest::TestCase. (phiggins)
    • Added nicer error messages for MiniTest::Mock. (phiggins)
    • Allow for less specific expected arguments in Mock.
    • Made MiniTest::Mock a blank slate. (phiggins)
    • Refactored minitest/spec to use the hooks instead of
      define_inheritable_method. (phiggins)
  • 2 bug fixes:

    • Fixed TestCase’s inherited hook. (dchelimsky/phiggins/jamis, the
      ‘good’ neighbor)
    • MiniTest::Assertions#refute_empty should use mu_pp in the default
      message. (whatthejeff)