Quick article to help look at the right place when configuring your tests in Jest.
The first time I read through the configuration I thought that the paths to my tests were configured using testPathDirs . It turns out that this property is only used to restraint the places Jest will look for tests to sub modules.
The important thing to note is that by default:
Jest will look for
.jsx files inside of
This is the default that needs to change. To do so, use testRegex.
For example, if you want to store all your test files inside a
./tests folder, the only jest configuration option you are going to need is: