Pester

5.3.0-rc1

Pester provides a framework for running BDD style Tests to execute and validate PowerShell commands inside of PowerShell and offers a powerful set of Mocking Functions that allow tests to mimic and mock the functionality of any command inside of a piece of PowerShell code being tested. Pester tests can execute any command or script that is accessible to a pester test
Pester provides a framework for running BDD style Tests to execute and validate PowerShell commands inside of PowerShell and offers a powerful set of Mocking Functions that allow tests to mimic and mock the functionality of any command inside of a piece of PowerShell code being tested. Pester tests can execute any command or script that is accessible to a pester test file. This can include functions, Cmdlets, Modules and scripts. Pester can be run in ad hoc style in a console or it can be integrated into the Build scripts of a Continuous Integration system.
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Minimum PowerShell version

3.0

This is a prerelease version of Pester.
There is a newer prerelease version of this module available.
See the version list below for details.

Installation Options

Copy and Paste the following command to install this package using PowerShellGet More Info

Install-Module -Name Pester -RequiredVersion 5.3.0-rc1 -AllowPrerelease

Copy and Paste the following command to install this package using Microsoft.PowerShell.PSResourceGet More Info

Install-PSResource -Name Pester -Version 5.3.0-rc1 -Prerelease

You can deploy this package directly to Azure Automation. Note that deploying packages with dependencies will deploy all the dependencies to Azure Automation. Learn More

Manually download the .nupkg file to your system's default download location. Note that the file won't be unpacked, and won't include any dependencies. Learn More

Author(s)

Pester Team

Copyright

Copyright (c) 2021 by Pester Team, licensed under Apache 2.0 License.

Package Details

FileList

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
5.5.0 1,555,829 6/27/2023
5.5.0-rc1 765 6/16/2023
5.4.1 455,740 4/5/2023
5.4.0 532,983 1/10/2023
5.4.0-rc1 1,487 11/6/2022
5.3.3 1,621,934 4/29/2022
5.3.2 34,512 4/22/2022
5.3.1 1,035,905 9/21/2021
5.3.0 868,779 8/17/2021
5.3.0-rc1 (current version) 441 8/3/2021
5.3.0-beta1 143 7/23/2021
5.3.0-alpha5 320 6/24/2021
5.3.0-alpha4 412 6/2/2021
5.3.0-alpha2 61 5/31/2021
5.3.0-alpha1 444 5/13/2021
5.2.2 541,309 5/27/2021
5.2.1 99,865 5/13/2021
5.2.0 46,517 5/6/2021
5.2.0-rc2 714 5/1/2021
5.2.0-rc1 768 4/25/2021
5.2.0-beta1 657 4/24/2021
5.2.0-alpha3 918 3/29/2021
5.2.0-alpha2 1,145 3/7/2021
5.2.0-alpha1 803 3/6/2021
5.1.1 898,055 12/11/2020
5.1.0 44,846 11/25/2020
5.1.0-rc2 5,071 11/19/2020
5.1.0-rc1 1,064 11/7/2020
5.1.0-beta4 769 11/1/2020
5.1.0-beta3 890 10/25/2020
5.1.0-beta2 1,029 10/7/2020
5.1.0-beta1 818 9/18/2020
5.0.5-beta1 938 9/4/2020
5.0.4 133,242 9/3/2020
5.0.4-beta1 541 8/13/2020
5.0.3 113,791 8/8/2020
5.0.2 240,051 6/2/2020
5.0.1 139,781 5/28/2020
5.0.0 36,906 5/27/2020
5.0.0-rc9 1,334 5/16/2020
5.0.0-rc8 1,011 5/14/2020
5.0.0-rc7 788 5/12/2020
5.0.0-rc6 2,770 5/4/2020
5.0.0-rc5 1,717 4/24/2020
5.0.0-rc4 828 4/20/2020
5.0.0-rc3 1,042 4/14/2020
5.0.0-rc1 1,229 4/4/2020
5.0.0-beta 1,319 2/8/2020
5.0.0-alpha4 1,530 5/26/2019
5.0.0-alpha3 1,541 3/23/2019
4.10.2-beta1 366 5/29/2021
4.10.1 6,049,144 2/7/2020
4.10.0 409,780 2/1/2020
4.9.0 969,012 9/8/2019
4.8.1 503,160 5/11/2019
4.8.0 57,085 5/1/2019
4.7.3 112,013 3/23/2019
4.7.2 56,248 3/8/2019
4.7.1 19,713 3/5/2019
4.7.0 31,642 3/3/2019
4.7.0-beta1 743 2/23/2019
4.6.0 269,326 1/21/2019
4.5.0 94,078 1/10/2019
4.5.0-beta2 750 1/5/2019
4.5.0-beta1 830 12/20/2018
4.4.4 26,895 1/3/2019
4.4.3 44,800 12/11/2018
4.4.2 158,178 10/3/2018
4.4.1 23,728 9/26/2018
4.4.0 108,165 7/20/2018
4.4.0-beta2 23,128 7/8/2018
4.4.0-beta 23,083 5/6/2018
4.3.1 343,843 2/20/2018
4.2.0 26,473 2/18/2018
4.2.0-alpha3 22,769 12/17/2017
4.2.0-alpha2 22,741 12/12/2017
4.2.0-alpha1 47,742 12/12/2017
4.1.1 153,682 12/9/2017
4.1.0 95,582 11/15/2017
4.0.8 86,151 9/15/2017
4.0.7 7,560 9/13/2017
4.0.6 81,845 8/17/2017
4.0.5 79,865 7/25/2017
4.0.4 21,027 7/14/2017
4.0.3 174,343 3/22/2017
4.0.2 15,170 1/18/2017
3.4.6 16,035 1/13/2017
3.4.5 960 1/12/2017
3.4.3 32,415 8/26/2016
3.4.2 4,232 8/2/2016
3.4.1 1,659 7/22/2016
3.4.0 33,729 3/1/2016
3.3.14 1,241 12/16/2015
3.3.13 351 12/10/2015
3.3.12 306 12/8/2015
3.3.11 752 9/8/2015
3.3.10 468 8/14/2015
3.3.9 5,013 5/24/2015
3.3.8 409 4/15/2015
3.3.7 287 4/15/2015
3.3.6 333 3/19/2015
3.3.5 879 1/23/2015
3.3.4 304 1/22/2015
3.2.0 687 12/3/2014
3.1.1 340 10/30/2014
3.0.3 372 10/11/2014
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