Programming Tips - How can I make jUnit print a message when a test fails?

Date: 2014dec2 Language: Java Product: jUnit Q. How can I make jUnit print a message when a test fails? A. There are alternate version of most assert functions that will to just that. eg:
fail("Test didn't work with parameter=" + parameter); assertEquals("The things are not equal for parameter=" + parameter, thing1, thing2);