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What is Boost.Test?

Boost.Test is a C++03/11/14/17 unit testing library, available on a wide range of platforms and compilers.

The library is part of [Boost](www.boost.org). The latest release of the library is available from the boost web site.

Full instructions for use of this library can be accessed from http://www.boost.org/doc/libs/release/libs/test/

Key features

  • Easy to get started with:
    1. download and deflate the latest boost archive
    2. create a test module with this (header version): #define BOOST_TEST_MODULE your_test_module #include <boost/test/included/unit_test.hpp>
    3. Write your first test case: BOOST_AUTO_TEST_CASE( your_test_case ) { std::vector<int> a{1, 2}; std::vector<int> b{1, 2}; BOOST_TEST( a == b ); }
    4. build and run
    5. done
  • powerful and unique test assertion macro BOOST_TEST, that understands floating points, collections, strings... and uses appropriate comparison paradigm
  • self-registering test cases, organize cases in test suites, apply fixtures on test cases, suites or globally
  • provide assertion context for advanced diagnostic on failure
  • powerful and extensible dataset tests
  • add decoration to test cases and suites for advanced description, group/label, and dependencies
  • powerful command line options and test case filters
  • extensible logging, XML and JUNIT outputs for third-party tools (eg. cont. integration)
  • various usage (shared/static library/header only) for faster integration and/or compilation/build cycles, smaller binaries

Copyright 2001-2014, Gennadiy Rozental. Copyright 2013-2020, Boost.Test team.

Distributed under the Boost Software License, Version 1.0. (Get a copy at www.boost.org/LICENSE_1_0.txt)

Contribute

Please read [this document](CONTRIBUTE.md) to get started.

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