Test-Driven Development

An Observation about TDD

September 9, 2011

To me, developers that are not applying TDD practices during their day-to-day job always seem more in a hurry than developers that do apply red-green-refactor. In their hurry, t...

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AutoTest.NET

November 30, 2010

I just want to quickly point out a tool that I’ve been playing with for a couple of days now, named AutoTest.NET. Its an open-source tool that originates from a popular tool in ...

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Behaviors with MSpec

February 26, 2010

In my previous posts, I showed the syntax for context/specifications using Machine.Specifications (or MSpec for short) and how to use an auto mocking container in conjunction wi...

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MSpec and Auto Mocking

February 23, 2010

In my previous post, I explained how to get started with Machine.Specifications (or MSpec for short) and showed you how the syntax for context/specifications looks like when usi...

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It's the little things

July 17, 2008

A while ago, I wrote a blog post regarding Test Data Builders Refined. Earlier this week, I wrote a very simple base class that provides an implicit cast operator for the builde...

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Test Data Builders Refined

April 26, 2008

Last year, I blogged about Test Data Builders here and here. I still use them heavily in my unit tests for creating objects with test data. Heck, I also use this pattern for flu...

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AutoMocking Container

January 13, 2008

When writing unit tests that involve interaction based testing, you most likely end up using one of the mocking frameworks out there. The mocking framework I'm using is Rhino Mo...

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Test Data Builder

December 23, 2007

A while ago, I blogged about using Test Data Builders as opposed to the Object Mother pattern. Here are some links to additional tips and tricks: Tricks with Test Data Builders...

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Article on Dependency Injection

September 29, 2007

Mark Monster has written an excellent article on Dependency Injection in the newest .NET Magazine (it's no MSDN magazine, but hey, its free of charge). Nonetheless, there are tw...

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Bug Driven Development

September 24, 2007

Are you doing Test-Driven Development or Bug Driven Development? From my experiences, test-driven development seems to slow you down at the beginning of a project. This isn't en...

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NUnit vs Team System Unit Test

May 15, 2007

At work there's a discussion going on whether we will choose NUnit or Team System Unit Test for our unit tests. Currently we have about 1000+ unit tests written in NUnit and we ...

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NUnit 2.4 constraints

April 13, 2007

The forthcoming release of NUnit 2.4 supports a constraint-based syntax for assertions. Don't worry, the old syntax (classic model) is still going to be available for a long tim...

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To test or ... to test?

October 7, 2006

I recently came across the .NET Mock Objects project. This framework supplies mock implementations of the ADO.NET generic interfaces like IDataReader, IDbConnection, etc. (curre...

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