Choosing what tests to write for each method is an interesting challenge. Remember the purpose of each unit test is to verify that the code works as expected. This tutorial shows some of the Pass-Fail patterns you encounter when writing unit tests.
- [Voiceover] Choosing what tests are right…for each method is an interesting challenge.…Remember that the purpose of each unit test…is to verify that your code works as expected.…It's rare that you write just…a single test for a method,…usually you have a handful of tests that assert that…the code is functioning correctly.…This course is about the unit…testing tools in Visual Studio.…That means that I'm not surveying the types of tests…that you should run on your code.…But there are developers who…would think about these topics.…Here is a page written by Mark Clifton…that shows what he calls Unit Test Patterns.…
In his article, he declares that there…are many different kinds of patterns…including Pass/Fail Patterns, Data Driven Patterns,…Performance Patterns and many others.…I'll look at just the Pass/Fail Patterns…to give you an idea of what he's thinking,…the kind of tests that you should run on your code.…A Simple-Test Pattern is at it's most…basic kind of test you can run on your code.…Sometimes called black box testing,…
- 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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