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Recommend Visual Studio Test Project Organization

July 15, 2012 Leave a comment

I have to admit that I follow many SOLID principals for the sake of being able to test a project. However, for the most part, I rarely have a Unit Test suite. It’s kind of a puzzle as to why I don’t practice a more disciplined approach to Test First development.

In 2009, I decided to learn how to use the Unit Testing Framework NUnit. That journey opened a new window on how programming can be done. I have not worked in a shop that values Unit Test, so, I have often felt that I was “wasting” time.

Flash forward, 2012. Many of the patterns and practices have found a home in my toolbox, but, not Test First. I’ve started to seek out how others are doing this. Currently, I am subscribed to Pluralsight and have been watching the “Test First Development I & II” classes.

Below is the project structure that I am going to try and start using for my project setups:

TestProjectOrganization