class TestPendingException

[source: org/scalatest/TestPendingException.scala]

class TestPendingException
extends java.lang.RuntimeException with AnyRef
Exception thrown to indicate a test is pending.

A pending test is one that has been given a name but is not yet implemented. The purpose of pending tests is to facilitate a style of testing in which documentation of behavior is sketched out before tests are written to verify that behavior (and often, the before the behavior of the system being tested is itself implemented). Such sketches form a kind of specification of what tests and functionality to implement later.

To support this style of testing, a test can be given a name that specifies one bit of behavior required by the system being tested. The test can also include some code that sends more information about the behavior to the reporter when the tests run. At the end of the test, it can call method pending, which will cause it to complete abruptly with TestPendingException. Because tests in ScalaTest can be designated as pending with TestPendingException, both the test name and any information sent to the reporter when running the test can appear in the report of a test run. (In other words, the code of a pending test is executed just like any other test.) However, because the test completes abruptly with TestPendingException, the test will be reported as pending, to indicate the actual test, and possibly the functionality, has not yet been implemented.

Bill Venners
Methods inherited from java.lang.Throwable
java.lang.Throwable.getMessage, java.lang.Throwable.getLocalizedMessage, java.lang.Throwable.getCause, java.lang.Throwable.initCause, java.lang.Throwable.toString, java.lang.Throwable.printStackTrace, java.lang.Throwable.printStackTrace, java.lang.Throwable.printStackTrace, java.lang.Throwable.fillInStackTrace, java.lang.Throwable.getStackTrace, java.lang.Throwable.setStackTrace
Methods inherited from AnyRef
getClass, hashCode, equals, clone, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait, finalize, ==, !=, eq, ne, synchronized
Methods inherited from Any
==, !=, isInstanceOf, asInstanceOf

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