My last example of controlling a sequence to test some default-behavior was not “well-testable” PL/SQL code.
In this example I show how we can achieve a method that is much easier to test, doesn’t require touching internals – all without changing the public API of the method.
A combination of Package global state and Package invalidation can easily lead to ORA-04061 errors, especially in unit-testing situations.
This blog-post explains the problem and shows possible solutions (all with examples)
Automated self-tests are a fundamental part of application- and web-development
nowadays, even to the point where one can’t imagine modern software development
without them. Yet they are still surprisingly uncommon in the database.
This article shows how easy it is to start developing self-tests in Oracle with utPLSQL
version 3 and what benefits these tests will bring to your project
and your software.
Unit-Tests are automated checks of certain behavior. But what if we could also use them to describe what the functionality they’re checking is supposed to do?
How to explore some functionality you don’t know but want to change or improve?
Write a unit test with utPLSQL and use the force-manual-rollback param!