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Testing with JUnit by Frank Appel

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Chapter 5. Using Runners for Particular Testing Purposes

Until now, we used test cases as the pivotal point in writing self-checking behavior specifications of components. But they can serve other purposes, such as collecting particular test classes to run them as a group too, since pluggable processors allow execution adjustments to highly diverse demands. This chapter will start by explaining the architecture behind this mechanism and advance, for a profound understanding, with what it takes to write a custom extension. With these insights, we'll be ready to discuss a couple of valuable use cases and also draw attention to some tradeoffs. Since one of the most important applications is parameterized tests, we will cover the available approaches ...

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