NAME

Test2::Formatter - Namespace for formatters.

DESCRIPTION

This is the namespace for formatters. This is an empty package.

CREATING FORMATTERS

A formatter is any package or object with a write($event, $num) method.

    package Test2::Formatter::Foo;
    use strict;
    use warnings;

    sub write {
        my $self_or_class = shift;
        my ($event, $assert_num) = @_;
        ...
    }

    sub hide_buffered { 1 }

    1;

The write method is a method, so it either gets a class or instance. The two arguments are the $event object it should record, and the $assert_num which is the number of the current assertion (ok), or the last assertion if this even is not itself an assertion. The assertion number may be any integer 0 or greater, and may be undefined in some cases.

The hide_buffered() method must return a boolean. This is used to tell buffered subtests whether or not to send it events as they are being buffered. See "run_subtest(...)" in Test2::API for more information.

SOURCE

The source code repository for Test2 can be found at http://github.com/Test-More/test-more/.

MAINTAINERS

Chad Granum <exodist@cpan.org>

AUTHORS

Chad Granum <exodist@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2016 Chad Granum <exodist@cpan.org>.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

See http://dev.perl.org/licenses/