Contexts for Test::Unit.
Write declarative tests using nested contexts without performance penalties. Contest is less than 100 lines of code and gets the job done.
Declare your tests as you would in RSpec or Shoulda:
require 'contest' class SomeTest < Test::Unit::TestCase setup do @value = 1 end teardown do @value = nil end test "sample test" do assert_equal 1, @value end context "a context" do setup do @value += 1 end test "more tests" do assert_equal 2, @value end context "a nested context" do setup do @value += 1 end test "yet more tests" do assert_equal 3, @value end end end end
For your convenience,
context is aliased as
test is aliased as
should, so this is valid:
class SomeTest < Test::Unit::TestCase setup do @value = 1 end describe "something" do setup do @value += 1 end should "equal 2" do assert_equal 2, @value end end end
You can run it normally, it's Test::Unit after all. If you want to run a particular test, say "yet more tests", try this:
$ testrb my_test.rb -n test_yet_more_tests
Or with a regular expression:
$ testrb my_test.rb -n /yet_more_tests/
$ sudo gem install contest
If you want to use it with Rails, add this to config/environment.rb:
Then you can vendor the gem:
rake gems:install rake gems:unpack
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