Sponsorship is available! If you’d like to sponsor CodeOpinion.com and have your product or service advertised exclusively (no AdSense) on every post, contact me.In my last post I created a simple Cake Addin that was for replacing appSettings in a app/web.config. As promised, one of the other aspects of a creating a cake adding will be writing tests. So let’s cover how you can get start testing a Cake addin.
ICakeContextSince we are creating an extension method on the
ICakeContext, we need an implementation we can use to test. One solution to this is to create a fake. Ultimately what you need to do is implement the aspects of the
ICakeContextyou use within your extension method. In my example, the only thing I was using was the
Logproperty. For reference, here was my extension method:
FakeCakeContextI’m going to create a
FakeCakeContextfor my tests that will implement
ICakeContext. All the properties I need to implement I will be using FakeItEasy to create fakes.
TestNow that we have our
FakeCakeContext, we can write a test that calls our extension method. In our test, I’m using FakeItEasy to validate that the
Log.Writewas actually called on the