MiniTest integration for Rails 3 and 4
gem install minitest-rails
This installs the following gems:
Create a new rails app without Test::Unit:
rails new MyApp --skip-test-unit
minitest-rails to the Gemfile:
Next run the installation generator with the following:
rails generate mini_test:install
This will add the
test_helper.rb file to the
This project aims to enable MiniTest within the
Rails TestCase classes. Your test
will continue to inherit from
will now support the spec DSL. You can generate test files with the
standard model, controller, resource, and other generators:
rails generate model User
And you can specify generating the tests using the
MiniTest::Spec DSL on any of the generators by providing the
rails generate model User --spec
And you can specify not generating the fixture for a model by providing the
rails generate model User --skip-fixture
You can also set these as defaults by adding the following to the
config.generators do |g| g.test_framework :mini_test, :spec => true, :fixture => false end
The 0.9 release marks a new direction for minitest-rails. Deprecations have been added for the features that won’t make it to 1.0. See instructions for upgrading to 0.9: github.com/blowmage/minitest-rails/wiki/Upgrading-to-0.9
Efforts have been made to be compatible with Ruby 1.8.7, but some rough edges may remain. You have been warned.
Existing tests that call
describe will not work, since
describe is used by
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