Moodle behat extension

v3.40.0 2020-04-20 09:32 UTC


Behat extension for Moodle to get features and steps definitions from different moodle components; it basically allows multiple features folders and helps with the contexts spreads across components of an external app.

Following custom formats are supported.

  • moodle_progress: Prints Moodle branch information and dots for each step.
  • moodle_list: List all scenarios.
  • moodle_stepcount: List all features with total steps in each feature file. Used for parallel run.
  • moodle_screenshot: Take screenshot and core dump of each step. With following options you can dump either or both.
    • --format-settings '{"formats": "image"}': will dump image only
    • --format-settings '{"formats": "html"}': will dump html only.
    • --format-settings '{"formats": "html,image"}': will dump both.
    • --format-settings '{"formats": "html", "dir_permissions": "0777"}'


Upgrade from moodle-behat-extension 1.31.x to 3.31.0

  • Chained steps are not natively supported by behat 3.
    • You should either replace Behat\Behat\Context\Step\Given with Behat\Behat\Context\Step\Given;
    • or use behat_context_helper::get('BEHAT_CONTEXT_CLASS'); and call api to execute the step.
  • named selectors are deprecated, use named_exact or named_partial instead.
  • Failed steps are cached for rerun and doesn't require an empty file to save failed scenarios.