Behaviour Driven Development with GitHub

To etablish the principle of Behaviour Driven Development in our development process we searched for a possibility to verify, if an acceptance criteria is fullfilled or not. Because we usually host our repositories at GitHub we decided to use the GitHub issue tracker to describe our features and acceptance criterias. Setup Issues As a first […]

[NoBrainer] Invoke-Pester from your Visual Studio IDE as an External Tool

You might have heard of the recently added support for PowerShell development inside Visual Studio. This extension provides several features, with support for the Pester testing framework being one of them. However, it seems that sometimes the Visual Studio 2013 just does not recognise your test scripts (even when they are named like SomeScript.Tests.ps1). As […]

Unit Testing OData Controllers with the Katana TestServer and Service References

Today I would like to quickly present you how to unit test Web.API based OData Controllers the easy way. On biz.dfch.CS.Examples.Odata you find a complete code example and some accompanying information. The idea is based on the following information (and slightly enhanced): * Unit Testing Web API OData Services – Part 1 * Unit Testing […]

Telerik JustMock in Action

While searching for a mocking framework for C# .NET we of d-fens stumbled over JustMock. JustMock is a mocking framework for unit testing developed and maintained by Telerik. Besides JustMock Telerik provides a huge palette of development tools. The probably most popular tool developed by them is Fiddler. Now let’s go back to JustMock. There […]