|Coding Guidline: Assert static import or not [message #1018628]
||Thu, 14 March 2013 08:22
| Jeremie Bresson
Registered: October 2011
When writing JUnit tests there are two possibilities for importing the Assert class:|
Solution 1: static import.
It is possible to use:
import static org.junit.Assert.*
I think Eclipse convert this to
import static org.junit.Assert.assertEquals;
import static org.junit.Assert.assertNotNull;
import static org.junit.Assert.assertNull;
import static org.junit.Assert.assertSame;
import static org.junit.Assert.assertTrue;
This allows calling assertXxxxx() functions directly in the code. For example:
Solution 2: normal imports.
Assert is imported with a normal import:
In the code assertXxxxx() are used with Assert class:
For the moment, we are using solution 2 (we had a mix of both solutions, and when I pushed code for Bug 402301, Bug 402336, Bug 402314... I migrated everything to use solution 2). It is possible to change it back to solution 1 (it is a search and replace operation + organize imports).
I do not care if we use solution 1 or 2.
I think we should agree on something. Define it as guideline. Add a Checkstyle check to ensure that every test is written the same way.
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