minitest version 5.4.2 has been released!
- home: https://github.com/seattlerb/minitest
- bugs: https://github.com/seattlerb/minitest/issues
- rdoc: http://docs.seattlerb.org/minitest
- vim: https://github.com/sunaku/vim-ruby-minitest
- emacs: https://github.com/arthurnn/minitest-emacs
minitest provides a complete suite of testing facilities supporting
TDD, BDD, mocking, and benchmarking.
"I had a class with Jim W. on testing last week and we were allowed to choose our testing frameworks. Kirk H. and I were paired up and we cracked open the code for a few test frameworks... I MUST say that minitest is *very* readable / understandable compared to the 'other two' options we looked at. Nicely done and thank you for helping us keep our mental sanity." -- Wayne E. Seguin
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 (and stub)
minitest/pride shows pride in testing and adds coloring to your test
output. I guess it is an example of how to write IO pipes too.
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
"Again, I can't praise enough the idea of a testing/specing framework that I can actually read in full in one sitting!" -- Piotr S.
Comparing to rspec:
rspec is a testing DSL. minitest is ruby. -- Adam H., "Bow Before MiniTest"
minitest doesn’t reinvent anything that ruby already provides, like:
classes, modules, inheritance, methods. This means you only have to
learn ruby to use minitest and all of your regular OO practices like
extract-method refactorings still apply.
5.4.2 / 2014-09-26
2 minor enhancements:
- Extract teardown method list.
- Thanks to minitest-gcstats got a 5-10% speedup via reduced GC!