Introduction

TestBox is a next-generation testing framework for ColdFusion (CFML) based on BDD (Behavior Driven Development) for providing a clean, obvious syntax for writing tests.

TestBox BDD v5.x

TestBox
TestBox is a next-generation testing framework for ColdFusion (CFML) based on BDD (Behavior Driven Development) for providing a clean, obvious syntax for writing tests. It contains not only a testing framework, runner, assertions, and expectations library but also ships with MockBox, A mocking and stubbing companion. It also supports the xUnit style of testing and MXUnit compatibilities.

Features At A Glance

Here is a simple listing of features TestBox brings to the table:
  • BDD style testing
  • xUnit style testing
  • Code Coverage via FusionReactor
  • Testing life-cycle methods
  • MockBox integration for mocking and stubbing
  • MockDataCFC for mocking JSON/complex data and relationships
  • Ability to extend and create custom test runners
  • Ability to extend and create custom test reporters
  • Extensible reporters, bundled with tons of them:
    • JSON
    • XML
    • JUnit 4 XML
    • Text (80's style)
    • Console
    • Simple HTML
    • Min - Minimalistic Heaven
    • Raw
    • CommandBox
  • Asynchronous testing
  • Multi-suite capabilities
  • Test skipping
  • Suite skipping
  • Dynamic skipping support via runtime executions
  • Test one or more suites exclusively
  • Test one or more tests/specs exclusively
  • Test labels and tagging
  • Testing debug output stream
  • Clickable suite titles to filter test execution
  • Much more!

Versioning

TestBox is maintained under the Semantic Versioning guidelines as much as possible. Releases will be numbered in the following format:
<major>.<minor>.<patch>
And constructed with the following guidelines:
  • bumpBreaking backward compatibility bumps the major (and resets the minor and patch)
  • New additions without breaking backward compatibility bump the minor (and resets the patch)
  • Bug fixes and misc changes bump the patch

License

TestBox is open source and licensed under the Apache 2 License. If you use it, please try to mention it in your code or website.
  • Copyright by Ortus Solutions, Corp
  • TestBox is a registered trademark by Ortus Solutions, Corp
The ColdBox Websites, Documentation, logo, and content have a separate license, and they are separate entities.

Discussion & Help

Reporting a Bug

We all make mistakes from time to time :) So why not let us know about it and help us out? We also love pull requests, so please star us and fork us: https://github.com/Ortus-Solutions/TestBox

Professional Open Source

Ortus Solutions, Corp
TestBox is a professional open source software backed by Ortus Solutions, Corp offering services like:
  • Custom Development
  • Professional Support & Mentoring
  • Training
  • Server Tuning
  • Security Hardening
  • Code Reviews
  • Much More

Resources

HONOR GOES TO GOD ABOVE ALL

Because of His grace, this project exists. If you don't like this, don't read it, it's not for you.
Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ: By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. - Romans 5:5
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