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Last updated : Oct 26, 2022
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This blip is not on the current edition of the Radar. If it was on one of the last few editions it is likely that it is still relevant. If the blip is older it might no longer be relevant and our assessment might be different today. Unfortunately, we simply don't have the bandwidth to continuously review blips from previous editions of the Radar Understand more
Oct 2022
Adopt ? We feel strongly that the industry should be adopting these items. We use them when appropriate on our projects.

Kotest (previously KotlinTest) is a stand-alone testing tool for the Kotlin ecosystem that is widely used among our teams across various Kotlin implementations — native, JVM or JavaScript. Its key advantages are that it offers a variety of testing styles in order to structure test suites and that it comes with a comprehensive set of matchers, which allow for expressive tests in an elegant internal DSL. In addition to its support for property-based testing, our teams like the solid IntelliJ plugin and the support community. Many of our developers consider it their first choice and recommend those who are still using JUnit in Kotlin consider switching over to Kotest.

Mar 2022
Trial ? Worth pursuing. It is important to understand how to build up this capability. Enterprises should try this technology on a project that can handle the risk.

Kotest (previously KotlinTest) is a stand-alone testing tool for the Kotlin ecosystem that is continuing to gain traction within our teams across various Kotlin implementations — native, JVM or JavaScript. Key advantages are that it offers a variety of testing styles in order to structure the test suites and that it comes with a comprehensive set of matchers, which allow for expressive tests in an elegant internal DSL. In addition to its support for property-based testing — a technique we've highlighted previously in the Radar — our teams like the solid IntelliJ plugin and the growing community of support.

Nov 2019
Assess ? Worth exploring with the goal of understanding how it will affect your enterprise.

KotlinTest is a stand-alone testing tool for the Kotlin ecosystem that our teams have come to like. It allows property-based testing, a technique we've highlighted in the Radar before. Key advantages are that it offers a variety of testing styles in order to structure the test suites and that it comes with a comprehensive set of matchers, which allow for expressive tests in an elegant internal DSL.

Veröffentlicht : Nov 20, 2019

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