Unit testing is a method by which individual units of source code are tested to determine if they are fit for use. A unit is the smallest testable part of an application.

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Name for testing routes, controller and views

I am currently writing tests for my Laravel 5.1 application and testing the workflow: input data from view to route to controller and back to view, typically checking for a DB record and a success/...
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Will writing unit tests block developers from coding?

We are about to implement TDD in our software company and we met some serious questions. As you know, this is the TDD life cycle: Add a test Run all tests and see if the new test fails Write the ...
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Should automated checks be agnostic of software configuration files?

Let's say we have a piece of Software, with a bunch of constants in a configuration file that sets certain arbitrary values, like a timeout of 300 seconds. Now we have a script for automated checks ...
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how to unit-test a MultiFiles iterator?

I have this class: public class MultiFilesIterator implements IMultiFilesMerger { private RandomAccessFile randomAccessFile; private int currentFileIndex = 0; int filesCount; @...
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GUI testing Tool or Unit Testing Tool

I have created some testcases. Where the test cases, test the functionalities are working fine and also test as the retrieved data are expected data that was displayed after you have clicked on the ...
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Are Unit Testing, System Testing and Component Testing subsets of User Acceptance (UA)?

I've read about UAT in Continuous Delivery by Humble. It is mentioned that UAT is a subset of user acceptance(UA). And in another article that we need to do unit testing, component testing, system ...
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Writing test cases before implementation?

So currently at my company it is common practice to write test case high level steps before implementation. Myself and others find this to be a somewhat wasted effort. I often end up blowing away much ...
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Unit testing with external files

I started writing unit tests recently and need to test reading fields in a spreadsheet (.xlsx and .xls), my biggest question is: Should I create a spreadsheet by code using Apache POI or use external ...
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In agile (Scrum) practices, where do I start with making QA (testing) more efficient if the team is transitioning from waterfall to agile?

My team has recently transitioned from the traditional waterfall method to practicing Scrum. Being the QA lead, really the only tester on a small team, how can I get the process more aligned with ...
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Best Practice of Unit Test Entry Point

My company just started to practice Unit Testing (MS Test) on an ever-enhancing legacy system. The system is build with a core functions and developers are developing new features (by adding new ...
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Is this a good idea to test if text messages are exactly what they are?

I have been told that testing java exceptions' messages is a good thing, but it looks so much like redundancy that I cannot believe it. Consider following fictional code: public class ...
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TypeScript Unit testing tools? [closed]

What are unit testing tools used when we code typescript. What is the best and most efficient?
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Should assertions/expectations be solely in spec or test file?

I'm in the process of creating a unit test and I'm trying to optimize it by creating a helper file to replace some repeated code. In doing so some of my expects will end up in this helper file, as it ...
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Is unit and component testing sufficient?

If you can test every line of [your product's] code via unit tests, wouldn't unit testing alone (theoretically) be sufficient? Are there other "necessary" benchmarks of proper test coverage other ...
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Decoupling Unit Tests

I'm trying to learn how to write unit tests the 'proper' way and only test a specific component. (Using http://blog.stevensanderson.com/2009/08/24/writing-great-unit-tests-best-and-worst-practises/ ...
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what is the advantage of using roboectric for android UT over espresso?

I'm new to android testing. I have read espresso is more UI based framework and robolectric is a UT framework. I want to add UT to existing android project with espresso framework in use already. ...
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How high level should be my unit-test?

I have a program with many classes. I manage the DI with Guice, btw. I wanted to write in-progress tests to my code (unit tests and higher level). I have few questions\difficulties: How high ...
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Tool(s) for running C# tests with flow control

I have a collection of REST API tests, WebDriver based tests, Appium based tests and additional tests that run via shell. All written in C#. All tests are written as VS unit tests, and in the case ...
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Running unit tests on production build?

In one of the projects I am involved with, the team is running a continuous integration/continuous deployment and in development they have a bunch of unit tests as part of the nightly builds. When ...
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How can I do data parameterization in Selenium Web Driver?

I want my test case to run once and test n number of inputs at various positions. Suppose If I want to check a login screen for different members like manager,user,admin,e.t.c then instead of running ...
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How to avoid hidden bugs caused by test doubles?

I just got the Mockito framework for Java to try out mocking with JUnit. Trying it brought me to a basic question that I am sure is obvious but I have had trouble finding any answer for, probably ...
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How to perform unit testing of embedded C code in CCS for MSP430G2553?

How to perform unit testing of embedded C code in Code Compose Studio (CCS) for MSP430G2553 target board?
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System integration testing

I had some questions around system/integration test. We have a development team and a full QA team, which does customer focused testing for our product. We want to introduce a middle test team which ...
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Framework which allows to execute unit test cases when function under test changed accordingly

Project (written on pure C language) under test has a lot of files with source code and a lot of unit test cases (more than million files and tests). And we don't want to execute all unit test cases ...
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Is there any tool to automate test for installers (WiX or InstallShield)

I was wondering if there is a way to define tests (something like unit test) for installers, specifically installers made in WiX and InstallShield.
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What should I be testing, aside from unit testing, in an agile environment?

The focus always seems to be on short stories and then the code that goes with them tends to have units tests. What other areas or levels should I be testing in? The context is for SaS (Software as ...
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Selenium Testing in Android Devices without USB connection

How can I do my selenium testing by opening the browser in android device from my PC, without connecting through USB?
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I'm getting the exception “Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.UITest.Extension.UITestControlNotAvailableException” even though control is available

As the title says i'm getting this exception when running my coded U.I Test. Currently i've researched and i cant pin point on whether this is an issue with IE9 or with my program or even VS itself. ...
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What are typical unit tests for a key-value collection?

I've implemented a key-value collection, that's accessible as a dictionary (so values can be retrieved by keys) and a list of entries (key-value pairs). I'm not a tester myself and I have a hard time ...
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Android / Java Unit-Testing Clarification

While looking up for unit testing for Android applications, I came across a lot of voices over how it is difficult to test-unit an Android app. For example: Dependency issue - why is this a problem ...
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What are the tiers of testing that should be done on a large scale distributed system?

Let's say you have a large distributed system in the cloud that's got dozens of developers working on it and actively adding code to. Your job is to make sure all of the quality gates are used and the ...
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How do you test your unit-tests for false negatives?

How do you test your unit-tests for false negatives (tests that pass but should have failed). For example, I am writing a mission-critical class in JavaScript. To make sure every little nook and ...
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What does “all triples” test suite means?

Suppose there are 4 classifications namely: cancel,find_next,match_case,direction and 1 composition find_what with 2 classifications Attributes and cursor position. What will be the "all triples" ...
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Get Visual Studio (2013 Community) unit test execution messages

Hi, I'm trying to make "nice" test execution report and get next messages: Message StackTrace Elapsed time Test name and Test Outcome are easily taken as TestContext parameters, for output I'm ...
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Asking for help with this Therac 25 bugged code. I don't understand the explanation

Therac 25 is a radiation therapy machine that lead to 3 deaths and 3 injuries in 1980s. That's the worst accidents in history which are caused by software bugs. In 1993, Leveson and Turner did a ...
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Running automated tests for Unity apps on iOS/Android devices?

I want to run automated tests for a game that I am developing with Unity. It runs on iOS and Android devices. As a first step we would like to Launch the game on device type X If the game loaded on ...
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Testability analysis for PHP

Is there any tool that reports on the testability of a PHP codebase? I'm familiarised with what makes the code unit-testable, but I need a way to visualize it so I can easily find which classes can ...
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Should I unit test for null values even if it can never happen?

Lets say I have an event listener that is called whenever a person has changed their location. Here's some Java code. public class LocationManager() { //.. .. ..// public void updateLocationFromGPS(...
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Can testers benefit from knowing the status of unit tests?

If a unit test passes, what you can infer is - barred exceptions - that the unit tested works as intended. Nothing can be said about all other components involved since they might be (and usually are) ...
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Android JUnit With Varying Network Conditions

I have written a suite of tests for our company's Android app using Android JUnit and Robotium. I have written a Utility that can enable and disable networking for a device. My Question is: "Is ...
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How should I be unit testing the search process of a web app

A lot of the examples for unit testing that I see involve testing that numbers add up. For example, Derek Greer demonstrates unit testing a calculator app, making sure that the equals function does ...
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Testing strategies for testing a Scheduler

We have developed an in-house Scheduler which is based on Rate-monotonic scheduling. We have 6 tasks (5 actual tasks and 1 idle task). Our scheduler works on 1msec timer interrupt. Before sending it ...
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Is there any framework for UI automation testing for Unity3D?

Does anyone know any framework that is compatible/integrated with Unity3D? I'm interested in Unit, Integrated and UI testing.
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Run impacted tests right after code change

I have partial memory recollection of product for .NET and Visual Studio that runs impacted unit tests right after you change one line or something like that. It has some smart code impact detection ...
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Mutation-testing generation [closed]

I' giving a presentation about this paper: https://www.st.cs.uni-saarland.de/publications/files/fraser-tse-2011.pdf Unfortunately I don't understand 2 things: On page 9 table 1: Where are these ...
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Philosophy to write Objective-C unit test

I am a really lost about it. I can study how write and run unit test in Objective-C with XCode, but I don't see how useful it is. In resume, you have to write a method that will be called first to ...
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Unit test for method block that will occur daily

I have a method Fetch, GetExchangeRate and method FetchOnDemand. FetchOnDemand checkds if Fetch is not called during one day it calls it. GetExchangeRate calls FetchOnDemand first then does its ...
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question if this job should be a red flag or not [closed]

I have only talked to the recruiter so far and he seems legit, but recruiters always try to make a job sound fluffy. I literally only applied because im going to be on unemployment and I know I have ...