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Ask HN: Is writing a math proof like programming without ever running your code?
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Quickcheck is a Haskell testing library which allows the programmer to write propositions about how a function should behave, and the library will try to find cases which falsify the proposition.
If my understanding is correct, it can't "prove" any properties, only disprove them.
For concretely proving properties of a program, you would need something like Idris's dependent type system, where you can prove that a function always returns a sorted list, for example.
What are some alternatives?
hedgehog - Release with confidence, state-of-the-art property testing for Haskell.
hspec - A Testing Framework for Haskell
hspec-wai - Helpers to test WAI applications with Hspec
HUnit - A unit testing framework for Haskell
swagger-test - Property based testing tool for Swagger APIs
quickspec - Equational laws for free
doctest-prop - Allow QuickCheck-style property testing in doctest.
quickcheck-state-machine - Test monadic programs using state machine based models
doctest-driver-gen - Generate driver file for doctest's cabal integration.
doctest-discover-configurator - Easy way to run doctests via cabal
fuzzcheck - A library for testing monadic code in the spirit of QuickCheck