to be able to run a number of tests (e.g. on a different val). check the references for seeing how it is used. It is extracted into a val to avoid having all that clutter in the same val as your tests.
Each test is a named function (which can be async), the name is used as the name for the test.
- the input passed as the first argument is passed to each test, great for importing assertion methods, stubs, fixed values, ... everything that you do not mutate during a test
- if a function is async (it returns a promise) there is a timeout of 2 seconds before the test is marked as failed.
- all tests are called in the declared order, but async tests run in parallel afterwards, so don't assume any order
- if a test starts with
skipit is not executed
- if a test fails it throws the output, so it appears in the read box below the val and the evaluation/run is marked red
- if all tests pass it returns the output, so it appears in the grey box and the evaluation/run is marked green.
Note: If you are using the test runner to store the result in that val, as described above, it is considered a "JSON val" and has a run button, but it also means that another of your vals could update the val with just any other (JSON) state. Alternatively you can define a function val that calls the test runner and have a separete val to keep the curretn test results, but it means after updating the tests you need to fest save that val and then reevaluate to val storing the test state.