Good developers know that name choice is important when building classes and methods. Following a logical and coherent naming convention is important for test methods too. This video looks at several popular unit test naming patterns that strive to make test names self-documenting.
- [Voiceover] Good developers know that name choice…is important when making classes and methods.…Following a logical and coherent naming convention…is important for test methods too.…In this video, I'll look at several…popular naming patterns that strive…to make test names self documenting.…This first example shows a common…pattern for naming test classes.…That's where the name of the class is identical…to the name of the system under test class.…The only difference is using the…suffix test at the end of this class.…
The idea is that all the tests for the system under…test class are contained within this test class.…Over at my brokerage light project…I have a payment date class, shown on line five,…and my test project I have on line three,…the PaymentDateTests.…I also have a commission calculator class…in my brokerage light, so I should also have…a matching commission calculator test class.…And I do.…As far as naming methods, this is using a very old school…way of doing it, where I use the name of the method…that I'm testing and then the word test at the end.…
- Examining types of frameworks
- Choosing a naming convention
- Creating unit tests
- Running unit tests with Visual Studio
- Modifying and correcting code
- Handling exceptions
- Installing and using nUnit
- Viewing test results with CodeLens
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 08/22/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover live unit testing and creating a project with the unit test framework.
1. Create a Simple Unit Test Framework
2. Unit Testing Conventions
Choose a naming convention5m 59s
3. Work with Visual Studio Unit Testing Framework
4. Work with xUnit
5. Work with nUnit
6. Additional Topics
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