mocha-simple-html-reporter!NPM Statusnpm-imgnpm !Travis Statustest-imgtravis !Dependency Statusdavid-imgdavid
$ npm install --save-dev mocha-simple-html-reporter
UsageTell mocha to use this reporter:
$ mocha testfile.js --reporter mocha-simple-html-reporter --reporter-options output=report.html
By default, it will output to the console. To write directly to a file, use
- mocha-html-reporter — reporter with original Mocha-style.
- good-mocha-html-reporter — reporter with custom style.
- mochawesome — builds user-friendly report with percentage, charts and navigation menu.
Why not use original HTML reporter?
The HTML reporter is currently the only browser reporter supported by Mocha.
It means that original HTML reporter not building HTML report. It run tests in browser.
Why not use The
mocha-html-reporterpackage has the following problems:
- It not able report about failures only. If your project has many tests, it is difficult to find the error among thousands of passed tests.
- It able to return HTML-report only in console. There is no way to write to a file if your tests writing something to
- It requires concatenating result with
tail.htmlto build report with styles and scripts.
- You can't move file with HTML report: styles link to CSS-file in
- It does not show execution time for slow tests.
- It requires
Why not use The
mochawesomepackage feels very comfortable, but html page will be quite slow for lots of tests.
Besides the interface is different from the original. For some, it may be important.