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Writing integration tests using the ASP.NET Core TestServer


As stated before, ASP.NET Core makes unit and integration testing a breeze, especially when using a WebHostBuilder to wire up your system under test. 1,189 more words


Spock Testing - advanced example

This post is part of a series of 4 and is intended as a more complex example of Spock testing. There is quite a bit of subtlety in the code below, for example the use of Mock services versus the use of real services, ordering tests in a specific sequence and dealing with files and images. 1,084 more words



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Weekend challenge 1 - code review

As my last post was a little ‘Dear Diary’, I thought I’d make this one more ‘Cold Hard Coding’ with a bit of post-project analysis. 673 more words

Makers Academy

A Whirldwind Start to Bootcamp Part 2

My first week at Makers has surprised me in so many ways. We were introduced to pair programming and TDD in our final week of the precourse, but I’ve never been in a situation where I’ve had to work with a new person every day and our project has been a lot more complex and longer than anything we came across in the precourse. 614 more words

Makers Academy

Why I Choose DryIoc

Dependency injection (DI) is an important topic to consider when building a .NET application (or any for that matter). It is difficult to argue the benefits… testability, loose coupling between objects, and so on.   594 more words


Week 1 -Boris bikes and coding spikes

Holy moly, I’m a week old Makers fledgling. I can’t quite decide whether it’s flown by, or I’ve been here all my life and have known nothing else. 577 more words