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The true meaning of unit testing

You probably already know what “unit testing” means. So do I. But—what if our definitions are different? Does unit testing mean: Testing a self-contained unit of code with only in-memory objects involved. Or, does it mean automated testing? I’ve seen both definitions used quite broadly. For example, the Python standard library has a unittest module intended for generic automated testing. So we have two different definitions of unit testing: which one is correct? Not just unit testing You could argue that your particular definition is the correct one, and that...


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Published By: The Testing Planet - Friday, 8 June