Standalone autotest extracted from ZenTest.
As soon as you save a file, autotest will run the matching tests.
Improvements over ZenTest
-cnot run all tests after a failed test passes
-ruse given config file
-puse parallel_tests to run tests (Test::Unit only)
-suse any style you want ->
alias autospec2="autotest --style rspec2"
-buse bundle exec to run tests
-nnotify about results (simple + experimental)
- simplified test setup
- simplified packaging
- less globals
- integration tests
sudo gem uninstall ZenTest sudo gem install autotest-standalone
Optional: Autotest for Test::Unit on Rails
sudo gem install autotest-rails-pure
Optional: ZenTest without Autotest version:
sudo gem install zentest-without-autotest
- go to project folder with tests
-f, --fast-start Do not run full tests at start -p, --parallel Run tests (Test::Unit only) in parallel -- gem install parallel_tests -c, --no-full-after-failed Do not run full tests after failed test passed -v, --verbose Be verbose. Prints files that autotest doesn't know how to map to tests -q, --quiet Be quiet. -r, --rc CONFIG Path to config file. (Defaults to ~/.autotest or current_dir/.autotest) -s, --style STYLE Which style to use, e.g. rspec, rspec2 -b, --bundle-exec Use bundle exec to run tests -d, --delay SECONDS Delay time from file change to test run -n, --notify Notify about success and failure via popups -h, --help Show this.
Windows needs diff.exe
- [RSpec] if you want to use
rspec --configure autotest
- add documentation for hooks
- remove globals from unitdiff
- add some automatic notifications e.g. autotest -n -> use any notify library found
- use watchr
Autotest was extracted from ZenTest and improved by:
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