[TIP] ANN: Fudge 1.0 - YAMF (yet another mock framework)

Gary Bernhardt gary.bernhardt at gmail.com
Fri Feb 25 14:54:21 PST 2011

I'd like to register my approval of this thing actually getting test
double terminology right. We need more of that.

On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 2:19 PM, Kumar McMillan
<kumar.mcmillan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Everyone else is doing it, right?!  Mock testing tools abound!
> http://farmdev.com/thoughts/90/fudge-goes-1-0/
> http://farmdev.com/projects/fudge/
> Fudge has come along way since its 0.9.0 release in late 2009.  As the
> flexmock docs point out, one of its major flaws in 0.9 was that you
> had to manage setup/teardown so that expectations got verified.  Since
> 1.0 that is no longer the case.  The docs above explain how it works
> but as a spoiler: I basically stole mock's @patch method.  I always
> liked the way @patch worked but never thought it would add much value
> to Fudge.  Then one day, while working on a mock based suite [1], it
> dawned on me that this would be a perfect way to seamlessly inject
> fudge's verification step.  Unlike flexmock it requires a decorator
> but also unlike flexmock it doesn't couple you to your test runner.
> [1] Mock is by far the most pervasive mock testing tool.  People love
> it so much that I often lose the vote when trying to introduce Fudge
> into a new project :)  I like mock too but I really don't like
> postmortem inspection and wanted more direct tracebacks.
> Kumar
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