List/Grid Tag Archives: Testing

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What’s better – Big Fat Tests or Little Tests?

Like most startups, we built a lot of prototypes and wrote and threw out a lot of code as we tried out different ideas. Because we were throwing out the code anyways, we didn’t ...
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Using EasyMock or Mockito

I have been using EasyMock for most of time but recently I worked with a few people who were pretty much inclined to use Mockito. Not intending to use two frameworks for the same purpose ...
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Testing Spring & Hibernate Without XML

I’m very keen on the improvements in Spring 3 that eventually let you move away from XML into plain Java configuration with proper support from IDE and compiler. It doesn’t change ...
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Answering with Mockito

When you are writing unit tests, you must keep in mind to not have dependencies to external components. To avoid this we use mock frameworks which for me the easiest one to ...
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Extending JMeter with a WS-Trust/STS sampler

JMeter does not have any inbuilt support for WS-Security or WS-Trust and that made me develop this STS Sampler for JMeter – which could make anyone’s life better while ...
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Extending JMeter with a password digest generator

Recently I had to work on loading an OpenLDAP instance with 50,000 user records and carry on some stress testing. JMeter was the best choice to populate the LDAP. ...
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Integration tests with Maven 3, Failsafe and Cargo plugin

Unit testing is available in Maven out of the box. Because of that very often its used for integration tests as well. Major disadvantage of this is that integration tests can take ...
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Categorize tests to reduce build time

Before we progress with the main content of the article, let’s get a few definitions out of the way. Unit tests Unit tests are tests that are small (tests ...
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Tomcat Context JUnit @Rule

A first draft of a JUnit @Rule that create the test context. This can be used with the Spring context rule for this post to create a complete Spring context for integration tests. import ...
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Mockito – Better error messages on NPE with globally configured SmartNull

Writing the Mockito reference card I had an opportunity to take a closer look at the less popular, but very useful features of Mockito. Some of them were too advance or too rare in ...
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