Boot task for running Expectations
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Boot task for running Expectations tests

[seancorfield/boot-expectations "1.0.11"] ;; latest release


Add boot-expectations to your build.boot dependencies and require the namespace:

(set-env! :dependencies '[[seancorfield/boot-expectations "X.Y.Z" :scope "test"]])
(require '[seancorfield.boot-expectations :refer :all])

If your tests are in a directory that is not included in the classpath, you will need to add it

(set-env! :source-paths #{"test"})

You will need to do this outside the middleware layer of any prior task since boot-expectations creates a pod based on the dependencies outside its middleware layer for efficiency.

You can see the options available on the command line:

$ boot expectations -h

or in the REPL:

$ boot expecting repl

The expecting task adds an Expectations context and disables running tests at shutdown.

boot.user=> (doc expectations)

Continuous Testing

Whisper some magic incantations to boot, and it will run tests every time you save a file

boot watch expectations

with sound!

boot watch speak expectations


  • 1.0.11 - 07/14/2016 - Update to Expectations 2.1.9.
  • 1.0.10 - 07/07/2016 - Add expecting task.
  • 1.0.9 - 05/10/2016 - Add --startup option.
  • 1.0.8 - 04/21/2016 - Update to Expectations 2.1.8.
  • 1.0.7 - 03/17/2016 - Reorder pod manipulation to speed up testing (#11).
  • 1.0.5 - 01/30/2016 - Bug fix for --requires option.
  • 1.0.3 - 12/25/2015 - Add --requires / --shutdown options.
  • 1.0.2 - 12/24/2015 - Create pod before task body for efficiency.
  • 1.0.1 - 12/20/2015 - Add distinct to dedupe list of namespaces (#7).
  • 1.0.0 - 12/19/2015 - Initial public release.


Copyright © 2015-2016 Sean Corfield

Distributed under the Eclipse Public License either version 1.0 or (at your option) any later version.