[Israel.pm] Testing scripts
gabor at perl.org.il
Tue Dec 28 12:33:24 PST 2004
On Thu, 23 Dec 2004, Offer Kaye wrote:
> I have a Perl script I would like to test.
Good start !
> So I started using Test::Simple and later moved to Test::More.
> My problem is, all the documentation talks about testing modules and
> it isn't clear to me how to test stuff like the output files and error
> messages my script outputs.
Try looking around http://qa.perl.org/
and I also started to write up some documentation but it
is lacking a lot of things.
Especially for you, you might want to look at Test::Warn or
File::Compare and Text::Diff might also help in comparing output
files to some expected result.
> Is there a standard framework for testing scripts?
yes: TMTOWTDI :)
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