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From Reinhard Poetz <reinh...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Making tests suck less (was Re: ECM++)
Date Mon, 25 Oct 2004 07:39:49 GMT
Ugo Cei wrote:
> Il giorno 25/ott/04, alle 08:17, Reinhard Poetz ha scritto:
> 
>> Probably yes. IMO the advantages of Easymock are
>>  - you directly call methods on the objects -> so refactoring  is 
>> rather simple
>>    because the TestMethods are updated too
> 
> 
> Interesting. This merits some more consideration. I also don't like very 
> much jMock's long chains of calls and its using strings for method 
> names, which makes refactoring harder.

... and code completion works (which is the most valuable advantage IMHO)

> 
>>    Ugo, how did you mock the Parameters object?
> 
> 
> I didn't. I created a real Parameters object (empty, by the way) and 
> passed that to the methods under test. Being a little more than a map, 
> what's the point mocking it?

In this case, nothing ;-)

But sometimes there are cases when you have to mock an object and not an 
interface and Easymock can build proxy objects of them too.

-- 
Reinhard

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