# Sunday, April 26, 2009

I figured I was to the point where I was comfortable enough with the concept of mocking that I would start implementing it in one of the projects I am working on at my current client.  The data access layer of the application obtains data from two sources; a CIS system that is only reachable via web services and a data warehouse on a SQL Server that we are accessing directly using stored procedures and LINQ to SQL.  I started with mocking the web service piece and that went off without a hitch. 

The Linq To SQL piece did not go as smoothly.  I had a few issues creating the Interface for the DataContext and then ran into trying to mock System.Data.Linq.Table which is Sealed.  Instead of copying and pasting the code in the post and explaining it I think that I will let the code speak for itself.  If you are like me you find it much easier to understand complex code in the solution structure offered by Visual Studio.  So grab the code from here and dive in.

Monday, April 27, 2009 8:24:21 AM (Central Daylight Time, UTC-05:00)
Nice post Keith. Mocking complex infrastructure classes is a major pain and something not typically done. Hiding that stuff behind a repository or facade of some sort will give you persistence ignorance, offering mocking Zen by giving you a simple interface to mock.

Linq to sql would probably only require integration tests - tests to ensure the correct tables are hit and expected data is returned. As for unit testing, abstract the ugly stuff behind gateways/facades/etc. and you will simplify your life.

Monday, April 27, 2009 8:32:57 AM (Central Daylight Time, UTC-05:00)
Thanks for the comment. I would be interested in seeing an example of the points you made.
Monday, April 27, 2009 10:45:21 PM (Central Daylight Time, UTC-05:00)
Samples are everywhere. Here's a quick list of results I dug up.

The first few samples are pretty good examples.

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