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a test generator for use with the Sails command-line interface.

Installing this generator

Certain generators are installed by default in Sails, but they can be overridden. Check the Sails docs for information on installing generator overrides / custom generators.

For a particular app

In your app directory:

$ npm install sails-generate-test

Then edit this project's ./.sailsrc file (see below for details). If no local .sailsrc file exists yet, you can just create one.

As the default for your global Sails install

In your $HOME folder (i.e. ~/):

$ npm install sails-generate-test

Then edit your global ~/.sailsrc file (see below for details). If no global .sailsrc file exists yet, you can just create one.

Configuring a .sailsrc file to use this generator

Add or replace the module used for generating a "test" demo:

    "generators": {
        "modules": {
            "test": "sails-generate-test"
Add unit test necessary module packages

In your package.json add a script and then Install test packages to your project with: npm install :

  "devDependencies": {
    "istanbul": "^0.3.6",
    "grunt-mocha-istanbul": "^2.2.0",
    "barrels": "^1.4.0",
    "mocha": "*",
    "should": "*",
    "superagent": "^1.4.0"


Now that the generator is installed, you can test it:

$ sails generate test

Run Test

run unit test

$ make test

run unit and create test reports

$ make coverage

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