Behavior Driven Development framework for C++
Switch branches/tags
Nothing to show
Clone or download
Fetching latest commit…
Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time.
Permalink
Failed to load latest commit information.
examples
include
src
test
.gitignore
CMakeLists.txt
LICENSE
README.md Rename README Oct 3, 2012
runtests.sh

README.md

CppSpec

CppSpec is a behavior driven development (BDD) framework for C++. BDD is a refinement of TDD which turns the focus from writing the tests to the process of defining the behavior of the software using tests. You can read more about BDD from www.behaviour-driven.org.

CppSpec is licensed under Apache License, version 2.0.

Using CppSpec

To define behavior of your class you need to create a specifications for different states of your class. Specification is created by deriving from CppSpec::Specification class. Expectations for the behavior are written using specify method.

Basic validation

specify(should.be.empty()); 
specify(not should.be.empty());
specify(context().count(), should.equal(1));  

Exception handling

Exceptions are tested by calling a method which should throw an exception and verifying the result. For example:

specify(invoking(&Stack<int>::pop).should.raise.exception<std::exception>());

Containers

If the context implements iterator interface, you can specify that context should contain either unique items or sequences using contain keyword.

specify(should.contain("key"));
specify(should.contain(sequence.begin(), sequence.end()));

Regular expressions

specify(context().asString(), should.match(pattern)); 

Building

Building CppSpec requires CMake and Boost. See CMake documentation for more information about building using CMake.