Minitest integration for Rails 7.0
gem install minitest-rails
This installs the following gems:
Create a new rails app:
rails new MyApp
Choosing a version
This gem follows the versioning of Rails. If you are running Rails 7.0, specify the corresponding 7.0 release in the Gemfile. For example:
gem "minitest-rails", "~> 7.0.0"
If you are running Rails 6.x, specify the corresponding 6.x release in the Gemfile. For example, if you are using Rails 6.1 you will specify:
gem "minitest-rails", "~> 6.1.0"
If you are running Rails 5.x, specify the corresponding 5.x release in the Gemfile. For example, if you are using Rails 5.2 you will specify:
gem "minitest-rails", "~> 5.2.0"
Or, if you prefer to run the previous release for Rails 5.x, specify the 3.x release in the Gemfile:
gem "minitest-rails", "~> 3.0"
If you are running Rails 4.1 or 4.2, specify the 2.x release in the Gemfile:
gem "minitest-rails", "~> 2.0"
If you are running Rails 4.0 or earlier, you really need to upgrade. But if you are you need to specify the 1.x release in the Gemfile:
gem "minitest-rails", "~> 1.0"
Next run the installation generator with the following:
rails generate minitest: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
ActiveSupport::TestCase, which will now support the spec DSL.
You can generate test files using the
Minitest::Spec DSL with the standard model, controller, resource, and other generators:
rails generate model User
And you can specify generating the tests without the
Minitest::Spec DSL on any of the generators by providing the
rails generate model User --no-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 :minitest, spec: false, fixture: false end
To run your tests use the
rails test that ship with rails.
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