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Google Test
Developer(s)Google
Stable release
1.12.1 / June 30, 2022; 38 days ago (2022-06-30)
Repositorygithub.com/google/googletest/
Written inC++
Operating systemLinux, Microsoft Windows, macOS
TypeUnit testing tool
LicenseBSD 3-clauses
Websitegoogle.github.io/googletest/ Edit this on Wikidata

Google Test (also known as gtest) is a unit testing library for the C++ programming language, based on the xUnit architecture.[1] The library is released under the BSD 3-clause license.[2] It can be compiled for a variety of POSIX and Windows platforms, allowing unit-testing of C sources as well as C++ with minimal source modification.[vague]


Projects using Google Test

Besides being developed and used at Google, many other projects implement Google Test as well:

Related tools

Google Test UI is a test runner that runs test binary, allows to track progress via a progress bar, and displays a list of test failures. Google Test UI is written in C#.[5] Additionally, a feature-complete Visual Studio extension exists with Google Test Adapter.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ A quick introduction to the Google C++ Testing Framework, Arpan Sen, IBM DeveloperWorks, 2010-05-11, retrieved 2016-04-12
  2. ^ Google Test's repository, retrieved 2016-04-12, cites New BSD as license. The license file is at github.com/google/googletest/blob/master/googletest/LICENSE
  3. ^ Android Native tests
  4. ^ Gromacs Testing Framework
  5. ^ Google Test UI retrieved 2016-04-12
  6. ^ Soltenborn, Christian. "GoogleTestAdapter". GitHub.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)

Further reading