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    Mocking the File System to Improve Testability (with JustMock)

    June 10, 2010 Share
    Many applications require access to the file system to create, modify or delete files and folders. But how do you make sure that such application behaves correctly? You do it with tests of course but there is a catch: In general it is not a good idea to have tests that are performing Input/Output operations like accessing files and databases. When you need to test I/O operations mock objects are your friend. And before I go into more details let me point out some of the benefits of mocking. Usually faster than performing I/O operations You do not have have to deal...