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Spock random order of tests - how to?

Spock Framework executes test methods (features) in a single class (specification) in the declaration order. There is nothing wrong in this default behavior - we should write tests with their isolation in mind. However, in some cases, we would like to randomize test methods execution. Today we are going to learn how to do it.

Spock assertion inside if-statement doesn't work - why?

Spock Framework is one of my favorite tools in the Groovy ecosystem toolbox. It makes writing automated tests a few times more pleasant thanks to its opinionated syntax. From time to time I see some corner cases where Spock behaves unexpectedly. Today I would like to show you one of these corner cases and explains what happens under the hood.

Ratpack: register SessionModule in handler unit test

Unit testing Ratpack handlers has many benefits. In the previous post we have learned how to mock Session object to use it with GroovyRequestFixture. Today instead of mocking we will register SessionModule and then we will use a real session object.

Ratpack: mocking Session object in GroovyRequestFixture test

Ratpack allows you unit test handlers using GroovyRequestFixture class. The good thing about this approach is that it does not require running the whole application and you can quickly test if the handler does what you expect. However, if you retrieve objects from Raptack’s registry you will run into a problem - registry in this case is empty.