Skip to content
This repository

HTTPS clone URL

Subversion checkout URL

You can clone with HTTPS or Subversion.

Download ZIP

Cool replacement for Test::Unit's TestRunner

branch: master
README.rdoc

leftright

leftright is kind of like the redgreen gem. It makes passing tests look green, exceptions yellow, and failures red. But then there's more:

* It lets you know which TestCase class is being tested
* It shows you the full text of failures and exceptions as they happen
* It skips all remaining tests for a TestCase class if one fails

Dependencies

Right now this is pretty heavily dependent on Test::Unit, so it won't work in Ruby 1.9+ using MiniTest. Support is planned as soon as I find myself using the Ruby 1.9 + Rails 3 combo day to day.

Installation instructions

From Rubyforge's gem server (might not be there):

gem install leftright

From Gemcutter:

gem install leftright --source http://gemcutter.org

Both are the same, and are loaded the same way:

require 'leftright'

If you're on JRuby, you'll need to install ffi-ncurses to format properly:

jruby -S gem install ffi-ncurses

Example usage

require 'leftright'

class SomeTest < Test::Unit::TestCase
  def test_that_true_is_indeed_true
    assert_equal true, true
  end
end

Then run the file with ruby. Mind you, it gets a lot more exciting with your own tests, specially if they fail. :)

Legal

Copyright © 2009 Jordi Bunster, released under the MIT license

Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.