Four Phases of Testing

This episode covers one method of dividing a test into four distinct phases and the benefits of doing so. xUnit Patterns Wiki xUnit Test Patterns book
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Great topic. One of the most complicated part is convince RSpec users to abandon their lets, subject and their before per context/describe chain.

I changed from this painful way to write specs to pure and clean xUnit flow and wow: it’s kinda a whole new world when testing software. Everyone that read them change their minds.