I released five new sample lessons from my Test With Spring course: Introduction to Spock Framework

August 2014

5 Things I Do to Stay Relevant

I have noticed that some Finnish IT professionals are complaining that being just a good employee isn’t good enough anymore. These people argue that they cannot get a job because: Their work experience isn’t worth anything because they have no

Writing Tests for Data Access Code – Data Matters

When we write tests for our data access code, we use datasets for two different purposes: We initialize our database into a known state before our data access tests are run. We verify that the correct changes are found from the database. These seem

Writing Clean Tests – To Verify Or Not To Verify

When we write unit tests that use mock objects, we follow these steps: Configure the behavior of our mock objects. Invoke the tested method. Verify that the correct methods of our mock objects were invoked. The description of the third step is