The built-in tools for unit testing in Visual Studio are not the greatest. To smoothen the process, you need to use some external frameworks and tools.
The tests in this book will mainly focus on FsUnit as the main tool to write unit tests. This is not a test framework like NUnit or xUnit, but more of a helper library to write tests in a more functionally idiomatic way.
Let's start with an example. This function will get the date and time for the Swedish Midsummer in a specified year:
// find date of midsummer eve in Sweden let midsummerEve year = // get a day in June let dateInJune day = new System.DateTime(year, 6, day) // is specified date a friday let isFriday (date : System.DateTime) = date.DayOfWeek = System.DayOfWeek.Friday ...