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Test Kit Repository Layout and Organization

Table of Contents

  1. Template Layout
  2. Test Organization

Template Layout

After cloning the template repository, you will have a directory structure that looks something like this:

├── Dockerfile
├── config
│   └── ...
├── data
│   └── redis
│       └── ...
├── docker-compose.yml
├── docker-compose.background.yml
├── inferno_template.gemspec
├── lib
│   ├── inferno_template
│   │   └── igs
│   │       └── ...
│   └── inferno_template.rb
├── spec
│   ├── ...
└── worker.rb
  • Dockerfile - This controls how the docker image for your tests is built.
  • Gemfile - This is where you add extra ruby dependencies.
  • config - This folder contains configuration for the database and web servers.
  • - This is the main file for the Inferno’s web server process.
  • data - Database and redis snapshots live here.
  • docker-compose.yml - This coordinates and runs all of the serivces inferno needs.
  • docker-compose.background.yml - This coordinates and runs the background services needed for running Inferno.
  • inferno_template.gemspec - This file controls how your tests can be packaged up as a distributable ruby gem. This is also where you can add additional ruby gems if you need them.
  • lib - This is where the code for your tests will live.
  • lib/{YOUR_TEST_KIT_NAME}/igs - This is where IG packages go so that they can be used by the validator.
  • spec - Unit tests live here.
  • worker.rb - This is the main file for Inferno’s test runner process.

Test Organization

Inferno test kits are organized like ruby gems to enable them to be easily distributed.

  • Tests must live in the lib folder.
  • The lib folder should contain only one file, which is the main entrypoint for your test suite. The name of this file should be your_test_kit_name.rb, and this is what people will require in order to load your tests.
  • All other test files should live in a subdirectory in lib, and conventionally this subdirectory has the same name as the single file in lib without the extension.
  • The package.tgz file for the IG you’re test against should be placed in lib/your_test_kit_name/igs. This will allow you to validate against the profiles in that IG.

For example, if I were creating a test kit for the US Core Implementation Guide, my lib folder might look like this:

├── us_core_test_kit.rb
└── us_core_test_kit
    ├── patient_tests.rb
    ├── condition_tests.rb
    ├── ...
    └── igs
        └── package.tgz

And anyone wanting to use this test kit, would load it with require 'us_core_test_kit'. Check out existing test kits for examples.