An Example Of Why I Like Spock

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An Example Of Why I Like Spock

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Spock is really making writing tests fun, instead of a chore.

    @Unroll("toClass '#javaName' should be #expectedClass")
def "toClass tests"() {

PlasticInternalUtils.toClass(getClass().classLoader, javaName) == expectedClass


javaName | expectedClass
"java.lang.String" | String.class
"java.lang.Integer[]" | Integer[].class
"java.lang.Long[][]" | Long[][].class
"void" | void.class
"int" | int.class
"int[]" | int[].class
"float[][]" | float[][].class


This combines lots of things I've seen before in TestNG, but nicer; just more readable ... and the @Unroll annotation (which guides Spock on how to report the test execution) is really handy, especially when things go wrong. It's just a slick overall package. 

From http://tapestryjava.blogspot.com/2011/04/example-of-why-i-like-spock.html


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