We got the following geek question from Henrik: Hi, Thanks for sharing this preview of the MockStyle.Stub feature! Its exactly was I was looking for when I googled this page, so now I just can't wait for a release with this included ;-) I tried to find some information on futre release plans but could not find any. Could anybody help me out? When could we3 expect a new NUnit supporting MockStyle.Stub? Cheers! Henrik The answer to this question is a bit complicated. Let me tell you why: The...
NMock2 is a library for assisting test driven development of .NET code by providing a dynamic mock object creation framework.
In my last post on NMock2, I introduced the new Stub feature of NMock2 and its basic usage. In the second part, we are going to have a look at the advanced possibilities of the Stub mock style:
Define Mock Style Of Nested Mocks
Define Default Values
Due to changes on sourceforge.net and its hosted applications, the documentation of NMock2 – a library for assisting test driven development of .NET code by providing a dynamic Mock Object framework for .NET interfaces and classes (virtual and abstract members of classes) – has been moved from WikiSpaces to MediaWiki.
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NMock2 is a library for assisting test driven development of .NET code by providing a dynamic mock object creation framework. In this article, I’m going to show you the basics of the new stub feature in NMock2. Note that this feature is currently only available on the development trunk in the subversion repository at . Therefore, the features discussed here may change for the next official release. Stubs can be used in scenarios where you have to test an instance of a class (let’s call this...
Andrew Kazyrevich published a post containing timing comparisons of Moq, Rhino Mocks, Isolator and NMock2.
And NMock2 – although still lacking some features – is very fast compared to the competitors. Woohoo!
I’m curious how the newly introduced features (mock classes, non-strict and recursive mocks) will change in this setup. I’ll check that out as soon as I find some time :-O
If you want to check the new features (alpha!) yourself then here is the svn URL:
The first release candidate of version 2.0 of NMock2 – a .net dynamic mocking framework – is published. Check it out at: sourceforge.net You can provide feedback at: NMock2 forum Release Notes: virtual/abstract classes can now be mocked (with default or transparent mock style) Stack traces of exceptions thrown in event handlers of events fired on mocks are preserved Source is now on Visual Studio 2008 (target framework is still .net 2.0) Events of inherited interfaces can now be fired on mocks...
A short list of features that you can expect of NMock2 (.NET mocking framework) in one of the next releases:
mocking of classes
detectation of swallowed exceptions
NMock2 ReSharper plugin for code completion
state full mocks