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Effective Unit Testing: A guide for Java Developers by Lasse Koskela

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Chapter 8. Writing tests in other JVM languages

 

In this chapter
  • Test smells around code comments
  • Test smells around poor expectation management
  • Test smells around conditional execution

 

Programming is about expressing your ideas and intent in a language understood by a computer. For a Java programmer, that means writing code in a language that the Java compiler can compile into bytecode to be run on the JVM. More than one programming language can be used for writing code to be run on the JVM, though.

Each alternative JVM language has its distinct syntax and feel but all have something in common: they claim to be more concise and more expressive than Java for creating applications on the JVM.

In this chapter we’ll ...

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