I’ve blogged about web scraping before mainly with Raspberry Pi and Python (utilising BeautifulSoup). Finding a free weekend I decided to revisit scraping and looked at Instagram.
I have a loop in production code that has evolved into processing batches of records. I need to modify an existing unit test to accommodate mocking the same method call each time through the loop returning different results on each loop (as it would in production).
I was working with a customer’s code base recently and I noticed a separate Unit test project was referencing an internal class in a different assembly. Initially, I expected a code smell and perhaps some kind of wrapper that was exposing an internal class some how. After doing a bit of digging and examining dependencies further with Resharper I drew a blank. How was this possible?
I was fortunate enough to be one of the 100 or so lucky punters to get a ticket for the sold out XTC convention in Swindon and fortunate enough that my house move landed a couple of weeks later than this convention (despite Lammy ribbing me “We’ll end up moving that weekend and you’ll have to miss you’re beloved XTC”!).
Just some rough notes I made coming from a Moq framework and converting to Rhino Mocks: