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Approval Tests – Unit Testing Done Better!  

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3:30 PM Saturday
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Debug.Assert is great for simple stuff, but if you need to test UI, complicated lists, XML, legacy code, or crazy looking data structures, then you need to use the open source Approval Tests library. You can test these things with lots of reflection code, or you can just use a simple, quick, and easy approval test. Works with C#, VB.NET, Java, PHP and more. Lots of demos in this session too.

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Lynn Langit

Currently a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft, previously Lynn moved from a degree in linguistics to become a business executive, and then launched her own software development, training and consulting company. She’s done production work with all versions of .NET, BizTalk, K2.Net, SharePoint, SQL Server, Analysis Services, InfoPath, MOM, and Active Directory, and holds an array of certifications, including MCT, MCSD, MCITP, MCSE, MCDBA and MSF. Lynn is also the author of 'Foundations of SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence' from Apress. She is currently at work writing 'Building Smart Business Intelligence Solutions with SQL Server 2008' for MSPress. In her spare time, Lynn gives back to the community by supporting children’s education. Her current projects include work with the Mona Foundation (Redmond, Washington) and SmartCare (Lusaka, Zambia).
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