Tests As Documentation

As the final task, let’s revisit the set of test names in ProfileTest:

 
matchesWhenProfileContainsMatchingAnswer
 
doesNotMatchWhenNoMatchingAnswer
 
matchesWhenContainsMultipleAnswers
 
doesNotMatchWhenNoneOfMultipleCriteriaMatch
 
matchesWhenAnyOfMultipleCriteriaMatch
 
doesNotMatchWhenAnyMustMeetCriteriaNotMet
 
matchesWhenCriterionIsDontCare
 
scoreIsZeroWhenThereAreNoMatches

We want readers to be able to quickly answer questions about the behavior of the Profile class. The more we craft the tests for it with care, the more the tests can document the behaviors deliberately designed into Profile.

When seeking to better understand a test-driven class, start by reading its test names. The comprehensive set of test names should ...

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