Java Testing with Spock

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Summary

Java Testing with Spock teaches you how to use Spock for a wide range of testing use cases in Java. Readers new to Groovy will appreciate the succinct language tutorial that'll give you just enough Groovy to use Spock effectively.

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About the Technology

Spock combines the features of tools like JUnit, Mockito, and JBehave into a single powerful Java testing library. With Spock, you use Groovy to write more readable and concise tests. Spock enables seamless integration testing, and with the intuitive Geb library, you can even handle functional testing of web applications.

About the Book

Java Testing with Spock teaches you how to use Spock for a wide range of testing use cases in Java. You'll start with a quick overview of Spock and work through writing unit tests using the Groovy language. You'll discover best practices for test design as you learn to write mocks, implement integration tests, use Spock's built-in BDD testing tools, and do functional web testing using Geb. Readers new to Groovy will appreciate the succinct language tutorial in chapter 2 that gives you just enough Groovy to use Spock effectively.

What's Inside

  • Testing with Spock from the ground up
  • Write mocks without an external library
  • BDD tests your business analyst can read
  • Just enough Groovy to use Spock

  • About the Reader

    Written for Java developers. Knowledge of Groovy and JUnit is helpful but not required.

    About the Author

    Konstantinos Kapelonis is a software engineer who works with Java daily.

    Table of Contents
    PART 1 FOUNDATIONS AND BRIEF TOUR OF SPOCK
  • Introducing the Spock testing framework
  • Groovy knowledge for Spock testing
  • A tour of Spock functionality
  • PART 2 STRUCTURING SPOCK TESTS
  • Writing unit tests with Spock
  • Parameterized tests
  • Mocking and stubbing
  • PART 3 SPOCK IN THE ENTERPRISE
  • Integration and functional testing with Spock
  • Spock features for enterprise testing
  • About The Author

    Konstantinos Kapelonis is a software engineer who works with Java daily.

    Product Details

    • Publisher: Manning Publications (March 27, 2016)
    • Length: 304 pages
    • ISBN13: 9781617292538

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