Test Driven Development Using NUnit and C# - VS 2013 Training

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Course Description

An emerging software engineering paradigm is test-driven development, where tests are written early and testing is performed continuously during the development process. Problems are discovered early and corrected when they are found. This one - day course for developers explains the methodology of test-driven development and the use of NUnit in supporting test-driven development on Microsoft .NET. It is current to .NET 4.5.1 and Visual Studio 2013. The course is practical, with many example programs and tests written in C#, including a cumulative case study. The goal is to quickly bring you up to speed in u sing NUnit in your .NET development projects. The student will receive a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the programming examples
Course Length: 1 Days
Course Tuition: $390 (US)


The student should have a basic knowledge of the .NET Framework and experience programming in C# with Visual Studio

Course Outline


1. Test-Driven Development
Test-Driven Development
Functional Tests
Unit Tests
Test Automation
Rules for TDD
Implications of TDD
Simple Design
Regression Testing
Test List
Using the NUnit Framework
Testing with NUnit
NUnit Test Drive
IQueue Interface and Stub Class
Test List for Queue
Using the NUnit GUI Tool
A Second Test
More Queue Functionality
TDD with Legacy Code
Acme Travel Agency Case Study

2. NUnit Fundamentals
Structure of Unit Tests
NUnit Framework
NUnit Assert Class
More Assert Methods
Test Case
Test Methods
Test Fixture
Test Runner
Test Case Hierarchy
Ignoring Tests
Test Case Selection
Coloring Parent Nodes
Test Setup and Tear Down
Test Fixture Setup and TearDown
Using NUnit with Visual Studio

3. More about NUnit
Expected Exceptions
Enqueue and Dequeue
Tests for Enqueue and Dequeue
Test of ToArray()
Debugging NUnit Tests
NUnit- Agent
Exceptions Dialog
Custom Asserts
Implementing a Custom Assert
Custom Assert Output
Categories with NUnit
Results as XML
Running NUnit at the Command Line
Using nunit-console.exe
nunit-console.exe Options
Categories at the Command Line
Collection Class Implementation
Testing the New Version

4. Appendix A:
Learning Resources

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