XUnit – Part 7: Categorizing Tests with xUnit Trait

Sometimes we only need to run a specific kind of tests and not others. In order to be able to do that we need some mechanism to categorize our tests. xUnit has a built in mechanism for this called Trait. In this post I’m going to show how we can use it to categorize our … 

 

XUnit – Part 6: Testing The Database with xUnit Custom Attributes

In this Often we need to test our database code. There are a lot of ways to do that, but I think  the cleanest way is to create a custom attribute for it. What we want to achieve is to create a custom attribute. In this  attribute we pass the information need to connect to … 

 

XUnit – Part 5: Share Test Context With IClassFixture and ICollectionFixture

xUnit has different mechanisms to share test context and dependencies. Not only it allows us to share different dependencies between tests, but also between multiple test classes. We can also choose to get a fresh set of data every time for our test. So in this post, I’m going to go though those mechanism with … 

 

XUnit – Part 4: Parallelism and Custom Test Collections

As multi core processor and computers gain prevalence, the topic of Parallelism become more important. It allows us to use the computing resource we have available to the fullest. So by release of xUnit 2, we have the ability to run the tests in parallel. In this version, the tests are gathered into collection, and … 

 

XUnit – Part 3: Action Based Assertions Assert.Raises and Assert.Throws

In my previous post, we saw how value and type based assertions works in xUnit. In this post I’m going to focus on assertions that check whether or not something happened. Specifically we look at assertions to check if an event is raised or an exception is thrown. Asserting if An Event Is Raised Let’s … 

 

XUnit – Part 2: Value and Type Based Assertions in xUnit

In xUnit and many other testing frameworks, assertion is the mean that we conduct our test. In other word we assert an expectation that something is true about a piece of code. There are many different types of assertion in xUnit that we can use. Normally assertions are based on different types of object, but … 

 

XUnit – Part 1: xUnit Packages and Writing Your First Unit Test

I one of my previous post I said I’m going to write a series of articles on xUnit. I’m going to start from the begging which is installing xUnit packages. I’m also going to explain a little about other frameworks that might be used with xUnit to complement it. In the future I’ll go in … 

 

Using Google Indexing API With Google API Client Library for .NET

Normally websites get indexed by google automatically. There’s also sitemap to help us announce what should be crawled by google or certain pages exist on our website. For each update of our website the search engine crawlers from google visit our website and update their indexes with our pages information. But waiting for google bots … 

 

Apply With LinkedIn: A Guide With Sample App

Recently my company wanted to use the Apply with LinkedIn feature on one of our ATS modules. This feature allows the applicant who want to apply for a job posting to fill the application form using their LinkedIn data. This saves them time by receiving their info from LinkedIn and filling the form instead of … 

 

Lambdas vs Local Functions What’s the Difference

We already had the ability to create a short anonymous methods that assigned to a variable in C#. We could achieve this using delegate keyword or using Action and Func. But with release of C# 7 local functions got introduced. It has some similarity  to lambdas but also some major differences. Local functions are functions … 

 

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