Minitest integration for Rails 5
gem install minitest-rails
This installs the following gems:
Create a new rails app:
rails new MyApp
Add minitest-rails to the Gemfile:
If you are running Rails 4.1 or 4.2, be sure to specify a 2.x release in the Gemfile:
gem "minitest-rails", "~> 2.0"
If you are running Rails 4.0 or earlier, be sure to specify a 1.x release in the Gemfile:
gem "minitest-rails", "~> 1.0"
Next run the installation generator with the following:
rails generate minitest:install
This will add the test_helper.rb file to the test directory.
This project aims to enable Minitest within the Rails TestCase classes. Your test will continue to inherit from ActiveSupport::TestCase, which will now support the spec DSL. You can generate test files using the Minitest::Spec DSL with the standard model, controller, resource, and other generators:
rails generate model User
And you can specify generating the tests without the Minitest::Spec DSL on any of the generators by providing the --no-spec option:
rails generate model User --no-spec
And you can specify not generating the fixture for a model by providing the --skip-fixture option:
rails generate model User --skip-fixture
You can also set these as defaults by adding the following to the config/application.rb file:
config.generators do |g| g.test_framework :minitest, spec: false, fixture: false end
To run your tests use the rails test that ship with rails.
Using Rails 4.1 or 4.2
For information on using minitest-rails with Rails 4.1 and 4.2, see the README for the 2.x branch: github.com/blowmage/minitest-rails/tree/2.x#readme
Using Rails 4.0 or earlier
For information on using minitest-rails with Rails 3.0 through 4.0, see the README for the 1.x branch: github.com/blowmage/minitest-rails/tree/1.x#readme
You can use Capybara for feature tests by adding minitest-rails-capybara as a dependency. See the README for more information: github.com/blowmage/minitest-rails-capybara
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