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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

This release was tested under:

* Rubinius 1.0.1
* REE 1.8.7
* MRI 1.8.6 and 1.8.7
* JRuby 1.4.0 and 1.5.2 (both in 1.8.7 mode)


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

gem install jleo-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

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


Copyright © 2009, 2010 Jordi Bunster, released under the MIT license

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