Unit testing: What it is and why it is important for T-SQL code!

What is the Unit Test?

What benefits will I get by writing unit tests?

Introduction to tSQLt

  • Tests are performed automatically within transactions; this approach was adopted to keep the tests independent and reduce the work of cleaning any temporary structures used during the tests itself
  • Tests are grouped within a schema, this allows you to better organize your tests and use common configuration methods
  • The output can be in plain text or XML. XML format simplifies the integration with Continuous Integration solutions
  • The framework offers the possibility to create fake tables and fake views as well as “spies” stored procedures. It offers these tools to test the code in isolation

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