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Testing frameworks

This page lists testing frameworks supported by IntelliJ IDEA.

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  • Test::Unit is intended for unit testing and comes bundled with Ruby.

  • Shoulda is intended for unit testing, and becomes available in Ruby projects on attaching the shoulda gem. In doing so, the Shoulda tests are added on to the Test::Unit framework.

  • RSpec. This testing tool supports BDD. RSpec becomes available in Ruby projects on attaching the rspec gem. For the Rails applications, rspec-rails gem is also required.

  • MiniTest becomes available on attaching the minitest-reporters gem. The minitests are added to the Test::Unit framework.

  • Cucumber. This testing tool supports BDD, and enables using features and scenarios written in a human-readable language, either English or any other language specified in the # language: comment. Cucumber becomes available in project upon installing and activating the cucumber gem.

Last modified: 02 August 2022