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In order to serve you well, Testacular needs to know about your project. That's done through a configuration file.

For an example file, see test/client/testacular.conf.js which contains most of the options.

Generating the config file #

You can write the config file by hand or copy paste it from another project.

A third way is to use testacular init to generate it.

# This will ask you a few questions and generate a new config file
# called my.conf.js
$ testacular init my.conf.js

Starting Testacular #

When starting testacular, you can pass a path to the configuration file as an argument.

By default, Testacular will look for testacular.conf.js in the current directory.

# Start Testacular using your configuration
$ testacular start my.conf.js

For more info about configuration file, see the configuration file docs.

Command line arguments #

Some of the configurations can be specified as a command line argument, which overrides the configuration from the config file.

Try testacular start --help if you want to see all available options.