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Microsoft Fakes Fundamentals

by Jim Cooper and Donald Belcham

This course teaches you how to use Microsoft's Visual Studio 2012 Fakes to improve your unit tests.

What you'll learn

In this course you will learn how to use the Microsoft Fakes provided with Visual Studio 2012 to isolate your tests from the dependencies of the classes you are unit testing. It will teach you how to use stubs to track dependency collaboration and to control program flow. It will also teach you how to use shims to test legacy code.

About the authors

Jim Cooper is a software developer at Pluralsight, with more than 20 years of software development experience. He has a passion for Agile processes, especially lean software development. Jim has been developing production Angular apps since before Angular version 1.0, including Pluralsight's first Html5-based video player. Jim has over 10 years of TDD and pair programming experience which has contributed significantly to his professional development. He has successfully mentored other developers... more

Donald Belcham is a senior software developer, independent contractor, and agile development expert who is a strong supporter of fundamental OO patterns and practices. He is co-author of the book, “Brownfield Application Development in .NET” (Manning Press, 2009), and actively shares his expertise with other technical professionals at user groups, code camps and conferences held throughout out the world. Past lectures have covered topics that encompass development practices, quality team l... more

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