Simple Moq

April 20, 2011


I recently worked on a project in which 90% of its tests were integration tests because the core purpose of the project was to interact with external entities. In an effort create more unit tests, I employed Moq (and lots of refactoring).  This is an example of basic Moq usage.

Let’s say we have a repository that gets documents from a database.  The assumption is that a repository interface, IDocumentRepository, is being implemented.

In my case, I found it easier to deserialize results from file, rather than building the results by hand for each mocked response.  I used System.Xml.Serialization to serialize real responses to file.

Let’s Moq it…