Java Testing with Spock teaches you how to use Spock for a wide range of testing use cases in Java. Readers new to Groovy will appreciate the succinct language tutorial that'll give you just enough Groovy to use Spock effectively.
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About the Technology
Spock combines the features of tools like JUnit, Mockito, and JBehave into a single powerful Java testing library. With Spock, you use Groovy to write more readable and concise tests. Spock enables seamless integration testing, and with the intuitive Geb library, you can even handle functional testing of web applications.
About the Book
Java Testing with Spock teaches you how to use Spock for a wide range of testing use cases in Java. You'll start with a quick overview of Spock and work through writing unit tests using the Groovy language. You'll discover best practices for test design as you learn to write mocks, implement integration tests, use Spock's built-in BDD testing tools, and do functional web testing using Geb. Readers new to Groovy will appreciate the succinct language tutorial in chapter 2 that gives you just enough Groovy to use Spock effectively.
Testing with Spock from the ground up
Write mocks without an external library
BDD tests your business analyst can read
Just enough Groovy to use Spock
About the Reader
Written for Java developers. Knowledge of Groovy and JUnit is helpful but not required.
About the Author
Konstantinos Kapelonis is a software engineer who works with Java daily.
Table of Contents
PART 1 FOUNDATIONS AND BRIEF TOUR OF SPOCK
Introducing the Spock testing framework
Groovy knowledge for Spock testing
A tour of Spock functionality
PART 2 STRUCTURING SPOCK TESTS
Writing unit tests with Spock
Mocking and stubbing
PART 3 SPOCK IN THE ENTERPRISE
Integration and functional testing with Spock
Spock features for enterprise testing