DocTest VS quicktest

Compare DocTest vs quicktest and see what are their differences.


An implementation of Python's doctest for Haskell (by sol)


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Posts with mentions or reviews of DocTest. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-19.
  • Why is the debugger so bad in Haskell? (or is it just me)
    3 projects | | 19 Oct 2021
    Try to restrict your types even on sub functions (inside where), use testing, break down your code to the most atomic parts, using ghci to debug each part once at a time, and because Haskell doesn't let you reuse variables, or mutate state, it's a lot easier to rationalize evaluation order (which makes it a lot easier to debug without step debuggers compared to languages like python).


Posts with mentions or reviews of quicktest. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing DocTest and quicktest you can also consider the following projects:

tasty - Modern and extensible testing framework for Haskell

test-framework - Framework for running and organising QuickCheck test properties and HUnit test cases

http-test - Tests for HTTP APIs

leancheck - enumerative property-based testing for Haskell

titan - Testing Infrastructure for Temporal AbstractioNs

test-fixture - Testing with monadic side-effects

HUnit-Plus - A test framework expanding on the HUnit Haskell testing package

should-not-typecheck - A HUnit/hspec assertion to verify that an expression does not typecheck

faker - Faker is pure Haskell library for generating fake data.

smartcheck - A Smarter QuickCheck