I've put together a SBT plugin called xsbt-coveralls-plugin that uses scct under the hood, but publishes the results to

Disclaimer: I've only just built this plugin yesterday (10th March 2013) so don't expect it to be perfect yet, but do send bugs and feature requests to the github page

Still, it's good if you want to code coverage reports to be publicly visible. Check out an example of the results here


I use jacoco. It does not require compile- or runtime- dependencies, instruments classes on the fly w/o special instrumentation phase.

Also it integrated with Sonar and published on Maven Central.

Here is example:

I would like to add better reporting: more detailed branch coverage makrup, excluding of generated classes/methods, and to be handy like ScalaDoc (see SCCT reports for example)


One problem with non-mainstream languages (such as Scala) is that tools are hard to find, because they are hard to build.

This technical paper Branch Coverage for Arbitrary Languages Made Easy (I'm the author) describes how to build test coverage tools for langauges in systematic way to help get around this problem, using a generic tool-building infrastructure.

We've implemented test coverage tools for Java, C#, COBOL, C, C++, PL/SQL, ... this way, including instrumenters, data collection and test coverage display and reporting. It would be straightforward to implement Scala like this.

The solutions posed by other answers produces confusing information from the implementation of Scala ("auto genreated classes"). What developers want to see is coverage data in terms of their code. The approach we use instruments the source code, so the results are stated entirely and only in terms of the source code; even the test coverage viewer shows the source code covered with coverage information.


I use Cobertura. However, any Java coverage tool should work just fine. The only catch is that you will end up with a large number of auto-generated classes in your coverage list. This is because while Scala compiles down into very natural JVM bytecode, it is forced to produce an unnaturally large number of classes to accommodate common functional features like lazy evaluation.


Undercover is little better.


SCCT is a compiler plugin which instruments the classes to gather coverage data:

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