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Re: Testing: Fun for the family

by xdg (Monsignor)
on Mar 11, 2004 at 16:09 UTC ( #335850=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Testing: Fun for the family

Reading about the "joys" of testing -- and the addictive quality of knowing when you've got things working the way you expect, I just have to mention Devel::Cover, which I was alerted to in a TPJ article recently. Devel::Cover tracks how much of your code has been exercised by your tests and produces a fantastic HTML report that highlights in green and red areas that were tested and untested. In effect, it tests your tests. It includes:

  • subroutines
  • statements
  • branches
  • conditions
  • pod (if Pod::Coverage is installed)

It's still alpha but works reasonably well.

-xdg

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