mocha(1) simple, flexible, fun test framework


Usage: mocha [debug] [options] [files]


Mocha is a feature-rich JavaScript test framework running on Node.js and browser, making asynchronous testing simple and fun. Mocha tests run serially, allowing for flexible and accurate reporting, while mapping uncaught exceptions to the correct test cases.


init <path>
initialize a client-side mocha setup at <path>


-h, --help
output usage information
-V, --version
output the version number
-r, --require <name>
require the given module
-R, --reporter <name>
specify the reporter to use
-u, --ui <name>
specify user-interface (bdd|tdd|exports)
-g, --grep <pattern>
only run tests matching <pattern>
-i, --invert
inverts --grep matches
-t, --timeout <ms>
set test-case timeout in milliseconds [2000]
-s, --slow <ms>
"slow" test threshold in milliseconds [75]
-w, --watch
watch files for changes
-c, --colors
force enabling of colors
-C, --no-colors
force disabling of colors
-G, --growl
enable growl notification support
-d, --debug
enable node's debugger, synonym for node --debug
-b, --bail
bail after first test failure
-A, --async-only
force all tests to take a callback (async)
-S, --sort
sort test files
include sub directories
enable node's debugger breaking on the first line
--globals <names>
allow the given comma-delimited global [names]
check for global variable leaks
display available interfaces
display available reporters
--compilers <ext>:<module>,...
use the given module(s) to compile files
display actual/expected differences inline within each string
require a clean shutdown of the event loop: mocha will not call process.exit


This man page was created by Leo Iannacone <[email protected]>

License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later