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Signal to Noise Ratio

By which characteristics do we judge whether a unit test is clean? I know it when I see it, but what is it I’m seeing that tells me a test is clean or not? There are lots of things we

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A Philosophy of Names

Reading a colleague’s unit tests recently and noticing some odd choices of test cases, like a test called “testConstructor” to confirm that no exceptions are thrown when you call the default constructor, it struck me that the choice of names

Posted in Clean Test Code