Arquillian Algeron Extension 1.0.0.Alpha2 Released

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The Arquillian team is proud to announce the 1.0.0.Alpha2 release of the Arquillian Algeron Extension component!

Important note: This extension was called Arquillian Pact before version 1.0.0.Alpha5, so you should use this name when pulling dependencies from Maven Central.

Arquillian Pact is an extension that provides an integration between Arquillian and Pact.

What’s new

Maven Loader

Now you can use your own Maven artifact to store contracts (pacts files). Then provider will resolve the artifact and use the files included there.

To use it simply import following dependency:


For example, this is how you can get contracts from a jar file stored in Maven repository. It is important to note that Arquillian Pact always takes the latest version of jar in case of not specifying one concrete version.

@PactMavenDependency(value = "org.superbiz:contract:[1.0,]")
public class MavenLoaderTest {}

Git Loader

You can also fetch your contracts from Git repository. The provider will clone/pull the repo and execute the contracts found there.

To use it simply import following dependency:


For example, this is how you can get contracts form a public Git repository:

public class GitLoaderTest {}

Check @PactGit annotation to see the options for configuring authentication or set a concrete directory inside Git repository.

Output Directory

When writing consumer tests you can now use pactReportDir configuration property to set where contracts are stored.

For example, this is how you can generate contracts into target/contracts directory.

<extension qualifier="pact-consumer">
  <property name="pactReportDir">target/contracts</property>


You can use two new Target methods for executing provider tests:

Target target;


Or setting the URL directly instead of configuring it.

Target target;

URL webapp;


In Alpha1, you need to pass as arguments to testInteraction method the current consumer and the current interaction. These values were injected in test using @CurrentConsumer and @CurrentInteraction annotations.

With these two new methods it is not necessary you enrich the test anymore. Of course these enrichments still work and you can still use methods where consumer and interaction are required if you want more control on the execution.

What is Arquillian?

Arquillian is open source software that empowers you to test JVM-based applications more effectively. Created to defend the software galaxy from bugs, Arquillian brings your test to the runtime so you can focus on testing your application's behavior rather than managing the runtime. Using Arquillian, you can develop a comprehensive suite of tests from the convenience of your IDE and run them in any IDE, build tool or continuous integration environment.

Release details

Component Arquillian Algeron Extension
Version 1.0.0.Alpha2 view tag
Release date 2016-09-29
Released by Alex Soto
Compiled against

Published artifacts org.arquillian.pact

  • org.arquillian.pact » arquillian-pact-consumer-api jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.pact » arquillian-pact-consumer-core jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.pact » arquillian-pact-consumer-spi jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.pact » arquillian-pact-provider-api jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.pact » arquillian-pact-provider-core jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.pact » arquillian-pact-provider-spi jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.pact » arquillian-pact-provider-pact-broker-loader jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.pact » arquillian-pact-provider-maven-loader jar javadoc pom
  • org.arquillian.pact » arquillian-pact-provider-git-loader jar javadoc pom

Release notes and resolved issues 5


Thanks to the following list of contributors: Alex Soto, EddĂș MelĂ©ndez Gonzales