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Testing in Go: Stop Leaking Files
No test suite is perfect. Some test suites are missing good helper functions; others are under-configured or over-custo...
Testing in Go: WebSockets
WebSockets offer duplex communication from a non-trusted source to a server that we own across a TCP socket connection....
Testing in Go: HTTP Servers
Go's a great hammer for a lot of nails, one of the areas where I find it fitting is building HTTP servers. The `net/htt...
Testing in Go: Clean Tests Using t.Cleanup
Go v1.14 ships with improvements across different aspects of the language. Two of them are brand new `t.Cleanup`, and `...
Testing in Go: Golden Files
Hardcoding the expected values in an assertion is a straightforward approach in testing. Most of the time, we know the ...
Testing in Go: Test Doubles by Example
One of the biggest misconceptions is that doubles are a specific implementation of mocks or other testing constructs th...
Testing in Go: Dependency Injection
In software engineering, over the years folks have developed many patterns, techniques and refactoring maneuvers. Some ...
Testing in Go: Fixtures
When I was researching the topic of test fixtures, I couldn't find much about their beginnings. My first search was abo...
Testing in Go: Subtests
_Before we begin: The content in this article assumes knowledge of table-driven tests in Go. If you are unfamiliar with...
Testing in Go: Table-Driven Tests
Coming from Ruby, which has excellent testing tools and libraries, the notion of table-driven tests was unusual for me....
Testing in Go: go test
If you're going to remember anything from this article, remember this: `go test` is a command which automates the execu...
Testing in Go: Naming Conventions
Programming languages and tools often have conventions. These conventions help make our work more straightforward. Just...
Testing in Go: Writing Practical Failure Messages
All developers appreciate code that works, yet we spend much of our working hours debugging existing code. When fixing ...
Testing in Go: Failing Tests
In the previous article on testing in Golang, titled [Testing in Go: First Principles](/testing-in-go-first-principles)...
Testing in Go: First Principles
If you have any programming experience, whether that's as a student or a professional, there's a good chance you have h...
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