This screencast demonstrates how to use Spock testing specifications and Groovy for mocking and stubbing behavior in unit tests. It covers creating the mock object syntax, setting expectations, verifying and spying on results, and argument matchers.
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Here are some useful links to read for this webcast:
- Spock Framework - http://code.google.com/p/spock/
- Spock Basics Screencast: http://tv.jetbrains.net/videocontent/ffff
- Mocks and Stubs aren't Spies: http://hamletdarcy.blogspot.com/2007/10/mocks-and-stubs-arent-spies.html
- Mocking with Spocks: http://www.canoo.com/blog/2010/04/20/spock-and-test-spies-a-logical-choice/
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- IDEA related posts on my blog: http://hamletdarcy.blogspot.com/search/label/IDEA
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- IDEA related Posts on my work blog: http://www.canoo.com/blog/tag/idea/
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The screencast was created with Ubuntu 10.04, PiTiVi, Audicity, gtk-RecordMyDesktop, IntelliJ IDEA, and LibreOffice. OS from top to bottom.
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