Minitest vs. RSpec in Rails

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  • minitest

    minitest provides a complete suite of testing facilities supporting TDD, BDD, mocking, and benchmarking. [Moved to:] (by seattlerb)

    Rails is a framework that comes with nearly everything included, focusing on conventions over configurations. Minitest is one of these conventions. Minitest is small and fast, and it provides many assertions to make tests readable and clean.

  • Capybara

    Acceptance test framework for web applications

    Since the Capybara library drives the underlying tests, Minitest also has the same syntax.

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  • rspec_vs_minitest_vs_cucumber

    compare performance of rspec minitest and cucumber

    There is an interesting library that measures the raw performance of Minitest, RSpec, and Cucumber using Ruby Benchmark and finds the following for Ruby 3:

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