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runtests.vim : Automatically generate, manage, and run test files for perl source.

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Kent Cowgill
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This is a quick and dirty vim script for automatically generating, managing, and running perl t/*.t files for any perl file you are currently editing.

The idea is to give a perl developer a leg up in creating tests for new or legacy code to give some basic unit tests.  Please note that these tests are just stub tests - it is up to the developer to expand the stub tests to fully exercise the code they're testing.

In a module (.pm) file, it looks for a new() constructor and adds a special test to create an object of that package, adds an isa_ok() for the created object, and every subroutine that it finds is called as an method on that object.

In a normal perl file (.pl), calls all subroutines as functions in ok() calls.

Also has a few extra commands for opening a quick view to the test file, creating a Makefile, which helps run your tests as well as a few extra bonuses such as running code coverage reporting, automatically opening the HTML code coverage report in a local web browser.  Please note that the last element is completely untested and not working on windows or linux - patches welcome :)

Help is available after installing:  :help runtests

Ideas for improvements or other suggestions welcome.
install details
Move runtests.tgz to ~/.vim.

Untar: tar xzvf runtests.tgz

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
runtests.tgz 1.0 2007-08-08 7.0 Kent Cowgill Initial upload
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