Hadley Wickham's

testthat: Get Started with Testing

  • Hadley Wickham.
  • testthat: Get Started with Testing.
  • The R Journal, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 5––10, 2011.

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Software testing is important, but many of us don't do it because it is frustrating and boring. testthat is a new testing framework for R that is easy to learn and use, and integrates with your existing workflow. This paper shows how, with illustrations from existing packages.

  author = {Hadley Wickham},
  journal = {The R Journal},
  month = {June},
  number = {1},
  pages = {5––10},
  title = {testthat: Get Started with Testing},
  url = {http://journal.r-project.org/archive/2011-1/RJournal_2011-1_Wickham.pdf},
  volume = {3},
  year = {2011},
  bdsk-url-1 = {http://journal.r-project.org/archive/2011-1/RJournal_2011-1_Wickham.pdf},