Out-of-container functional testing
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Published: Mar 16, 2012
Last Updated: Oct 22, 2012
With the popularity of embedded HTTP servers increasing, so has the technique of out-of-container functional testing. That is writing tests at the boundary of the system, using a mock container to provide both fast feedback and high coverage. Servers such as Jetty and tools like Plasma for the .Net platform can provide a significant reduction in the time it takes to run your test suite.