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Few developers would argue that writing automated tests is a good idea, but actually pursuing it is a different story. If you build applications with Java or Groovy, there’s good news: the Spock testing framework, built on the foundation of JUnit. This definitive guide shows you how to use Spock’s expressive test capabilities to write concise and highly readable tests.
Written by a senior software engineer at Netflix with more than 15 years of experience writing automated tests within the Java and Groovy ecosystems, this book takes you from Spock basics to advanced topics, using fully worked integration examples. Learn how initiate test-driven development in your team, using tests as living documentation—and discover why Spock is the most accessible, modern, and innovative testing framework on the JVM.
Rob Fletcher is a Senior Software Engineer at Netflix, where he focuses on using automated testing as design tool. He has over 15 years of experience in the software industry, and has contributed to several open source projects including Groovy, Geb, Ratpack, and Grails.