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From:
Ovid
Date:
January 24, 2005 13:35
Subject:
Re: Test::Unit, ::Class, or ::Inline?
Message ID:
20050124213500.52664.qmail@web60802.mail.yahoo.com
Hi Ian,

Test::Unit was a nice idea, but it's been abandoned.

Test::Inline seems nice, but it doesn't give you the full benefits of
Test::Class (convenient setup, teardown, inheritance, etc.).

Test::Class is great.  I'm quite happy with it.  If you're more
comfortable with XUnit style testing, this is the way to go.  However,
read the docs for caveats.

Test::More is also good if you're doing smaller projects.  All of my
CPAN modules now require Test::More.  It's very easy to use and you can
get up to speed faster with Test::More than most of the other testing
tools (besides Test::Simple).

Cheers,
Ovid
--- Ian Langworth <bass@ccs.neu.edu> wrote:

> I'm taking a software development class this semester which will
> involve 
> writing extensive object-oriented code. My partner and I are trying
> to 
> decide whether to use Test::Unit, ::Class, or ::Inline for our test
> scripts.
> 
> I can see the advantages of Test::Class in terms of object heirarchy,
> 
> but I really like the idea of having my tests right along with the 
> methods when using Test::Inline. (The latter would be great when 
> presenting our code to the class.)
> 
> Thoughts?
> 
> -- 
> Ian Langworth
> Project Guerrilla
> Northeastern University
> College of Computer and Information Science
> 
> 


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