QuickCheck: Automatic testing of Haskell programs

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QuickCheck is a library for random testing of program properties. The programmer provides a specification of the program, in the form of properties which functions should satisfy, and QuickCheck then tests that the properties hold in a large number of randomly generated cases. Specifications are expressed in Haskell, using combinators provided by QuickCheck. QuickCheck provides combinators to define properties, observe the distribution of test data, and define test data generators.

Most of QuickCheck's functionality is exported by the main Test.QuickCheck module. The main exception is the monadic property testing library in Test.QuickCheck.Monadic.

If you are new to QuickCheck, you can try looking at the following resources:

The quickcheck-instances companion package provides instances for types in Haskell Platform packages at the cost of additional dependencies.


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Dependencies base (>=4.3 && <5), containers, deepseq, erf (>=2), ghc-prim, old-locale, old-time, random, template-haskell (>=2.4), tf-random (>=0.4), transformers (>=0.3) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright 2000-2018 Koen Claessen, 2006-2008 Björn Bringert, 2009-2018 Nick Smallbone
Author Koen Claessen <koen@chalmers.se>
Maintainer Nick Smallbone <nick@smallbone.se>
Category Testing
Home page https://github.com/nick8325/quickcheck
Bug tracker https://github.com/nick8325/quickcheck/issues
Source repo head: git clone https://github.com/nick8325/quickcheck
this: git clone https://github.com/nick8325/quickcheck(tag 2.12.4)
Uploaded by NickSmallbone at Wed Sep 12 16:02:21 UTC 2018
Distributions Arch:2.11.3, Debian:2.8.1, Fedora:2.10.1, FreeBSD:2.8.1, LTSHaskell:2.11.3, NixOS:2.12.6.1, Stackage:2.11.3, openSUSE:2.11.3
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Rating 2.75 (votes: 10) [estimated by rule of succession]
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Status Docs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2018-09-12 [all 1 reports]
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templatehaskell

Build Test.QuickCheck.All, which uses Template Haskell.

EnabledAutomatic

Use -f <flag> to enable a flag, or -f -<flag> to disable that flag. More info

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Readme for QuickCheck-2.12.4

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This is QuickCheck 2, a library for random testing of program properties.

Install it in the usual way:

$ cabal install

The quickcheck-instances [1] companion package provides instances for types in
Haskell Platform packages at the cost of additional dependencies.

[1]: http://hackage.haskell.org/package/quickcheck-instances