Intellij + Infinitest Continuous Testing

The Infinitest is a continuous testing plugin, it helps to run the test automatically.

1. Install on IntelliJ

1.1 In Plugins, clicks on the “Browse repositories…”

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1.2 Type “Infinitest” and clicks on the “Install” button.

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1.3 Restart the Intellij IDEA.

2. Add Infinitest facet

In the project structure / settings, add a “Infinitest” facet.

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3. Enable Make Project Automatically

3.1 By default, Intellij doesn’t compile classes automatically, you need to enable it manually so that the “Infinitest” plugin can detect the changes and run the test automatically.

3.2 In project settings or preferences, select “Compiler” -> Make project automatically

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4. Continuous Testing

Done, everything is ready, enjoy the continuous testing.

* The Infinitest plugin will run all the test classes while any of the project source code is changed.
* If a test class is modified, the Infinitest plugin will run the current modified test class automatically.

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Note
Please refer to this Infinitest user guide for more tips

References

  1. Infinitest official site
  2. JetBrains Plugin Repository – Infinitest
  3. Intellij IDEA – How to build project automatically

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Infinitest is also available for Eclipse