A cheat sheet to test patterns :

 Goals of Test Automation :

This page is only a cheat sheet, for a more deeper introcution buy the book xUnit test patterns or visit xUnit Pattern.

Test should improve the quality

  • Tests as Specification (aka Executable Specification)
  • Defect Localization

Test should help us to undrestand the System Under Testing (SUT)

  • Tests as Documentation
  • Tests as Safety Net

Test should be easy to run :

  • One command testing
  • Fully Automated Test
  • Self-Checking Test
  • Repeatable Test

Test should easy to write and mantein :

  • Simple Tests
  • Expressive Test
  • Separation of Concerns


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