Ktor Matchers

Matchers for Ktor are provided by the kotest-assertions-ktor module.

Test Application Response#

The following matchers are used when testing via the ktor server testkit.

MatcherDescription
TestApplicationResponse.shouldHaveStatus(HttpStatusCode)Asserts that the response had the given http status code
TestApplicationResponse.shouldHaveContent(content)Asserts that the response has the given body
TestApplicationResponse.shouldHaveContentType(ContentType)Asserts that the response has the given Content Type
TestApplicationResponse.shouldHaveHeader(name, value)Asserts that the response included the given name=value header
TestApplicationResponse.shouldHaveCookie(name, value)Asserts that the response included the given cookie
TestApplicationResponse.shouldHaveCacheControl(value)Asserts that the response included the given cache control header
TestApplicationResponse.shouldHaveETag(value)Asserts that the response included the given etag header
TestApplicationResponse.shouldHaveContentEncoding(value)Asserts that the response included the given content encoding header

HttpResponse#

The following matchers can be used against responses from the ktor http client.

MatcherDescription
HttpResponse.shouldHaveStatus(HttpStatusCode)Asserts that the response had the given http status code
HttpResponse.shouldHaveContentType(ContentType)Asserts that the response has the given Content Type
HttpResponse.shouldHaveHeader(name, value)Asserts that the response included the given name=value header
HttpResponse.shouldHaveVersion(HttpProtocolVersion)Asserts that the response used the given protocol version
HttpResponse.shouldHaveCacheControl(value)Asserts that the response included the given cache control header
HttpResponse.shouldHaveETag(value)Asserts that the response included the given etag header
HttpResponse.shouldHaveContentEncoding(value)Asserts that the response included the given content encoding header