Mystery Guest

When a test uses external resources, such as a file containing test data, the test is no longer self contained. Consequently, there is not enough information to understand the tested functionality, making it hard to use that test as documentation


A. van Deursen, L. Moonen, A. Bergh, G. Kok, “Refactoring Test Code”, Technical Report, CWI, 2001.

Test Smells


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