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Add the expect function for BDD style assertions

v0.2.0 2019-07-25 13:36 UTC

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Adds the expect(value) function for you to your code, allowing you the same style of assertions that phpspec uses. Note that phpspec uses should[matcher] and shouldNot[matcher], where this function also allows to[matcher] and notTo[matcher] calls. For more information of matchers take a look at the phpspec documentation on matchers.

Adding custom matcher globally

By calling Bravesheep\PhpspecExpect\ContainerHolder::getInstance()->getContainer() you can modify the phpspec ServiceContainer instance. You can add extra matchers for all your tests from that point on by adding an object starting with matchers.matcher, for example:

$container = \Bravesheep\PhpspecExpect\ContainerHolder::getInstance()->getContainer();
$container->setShared('', function (\PhpSpec\ServiceContainer $c) {
    return new My\Custom\Matcher($c->get('formatter.presenter'));

Note that shared objects will only be created once, whereas those added with $container->set() will be constructed again for every call made.


If the object in which a call to expect(value) is made implements the PhpSpec\Matcher\MatchersProviderInterface then the matchers provided by that object are included in the available matchers.