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Unit testing and mocking for c++
6 projects | /r/cpp | 19 Oct 2021
Coming from googletest/googlemock, I found FakeIt to be a rabbit hole. In particular, I recall not being able to match const reference parameters or something strange like that -- the matcher values would dangle I think. Ah yes, this issue here: https://github.com/eranpeer/FakeIt/issues/108.
[C++20][safety] static_assert is all you need (no leaks, no UB)
3 projects | /r/cpp | 10 Apr 2023
I don't think stepping through static_assert is a thing? Curious if it is, though. Since constexpr is either run-time or compile-time and static_assert is not a poor man's debugging facility could be to -Dstatic_assert(...) assert(__VA_ARGS__) and gdb the code. Alternatively, a more refined solution would be to use an UT framework (for example https://github.com/boost-ext/ut) which helps with that. IMHO, TDD can also limit the requirement of stepping into the code and with gurantees that the code is memory safe and UB safe there is less need for sanitizers and valgrind etc. depending on the coverage.
snatch -- A lightweight C++20 testing framework
5 projects | /r/cpp | 18 Oct 2022
Have you compared with Boost UT, or was this targeted at keeping things catch2-like?5 projects | /r/cpp | 18 Oct 2022
It was not easy, I had to modify Boost UT to get it to run my tests. It doesn't support type-parametrized tests when the type parameter is non-copiable, which was the case for me. This is a symptom of a larger issue, which is that it relies on std::apply and std::tuple to generate the type-parametrized tests, which in turns requires instantiating the tuple and the contained objects (even though these instances aren't actually used; eh). That's a no go for me, since I need to carefully monitor when instance are created, and this was throwing off my test code. I had to effectively disable these checks to get it to run without failures. Then there was a similar issue with expect(), which doesn't work if part of the expression is non-copiable. I reported these issues to them.
[C++20] New way of meta-programming?
5 projects | /r/cpp | 5 Sep 2022
https://github.com/boost-ext/ut (for better user interface when defining tests without macros)
Getting started with Boost in 2022
5 projects | /r/cpp | 14 Apr 2022
https://github.com/boost-ext/ut from Kris Jusiak is worth checking
How to unit test
8 projects | /r/cpp_questions | 9 Feb 2022
Calculate Your Code Performance
5 projects | dev.to | 23 Oct 2021
C++: C++ has quite a number of benchmarking libraries some of the recent ones involving C++ 20's flexibility. The most notable being Google Bench and UT. C does not have many specific benchmarking libraries, but you can easily integrate C code with C++ benchmarking libraries in order to test the performance of your C code.
6 projects | dev.to | 19 Oct 2021
Another C++ unit testing framework without macros
6 projects | /r/cpp | 16 Apr 2021
By Boost.UI you mean this?6 projects | /r/cpp | 16 Apr 2021
In Boost.UT there is a number of different styles to add a parametrized test case. All of them are pretty cryptic bue to heavy isage of oeverloaded operators of custom "non-public" classes. Except for the for-loop method, in all other methods the list of parameter values goes after the test procedure definition. I find this inconvenient, as I want to see list of parameter value next to the test name. This is what I used to from the times I was coding a lot of unit tests in C#.
What are some alternatives?
catch2-with-gmock - Exmaple of using Catch2 with GMock
trompeloeil - Header only C++14 mocking framework
Boost.Test - The reference C++ unit testing framework (TDD, xUnit, C++03/11/14/17)
doctest - The fastest feature-rich C++11/14/17/20/23 single-header testing framework
upp11 - C++11 lightweight single header unit test framework
Catch - A modern, C++-native, test framework for unit-tests, TDD and BDD - using C++14, C++17 and later (C++11 support is in v2.x branch, and C++03 on the Catch1.x branch)
KmTest - Kernel-mode C++ unit testing framework in BDD-style
Minctest - tiny unit testing framework for ANSI C