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Rhino Mocks 3.5 Gems - Explicit Property Setting Expectations

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This post is derived from the Rhino Mocks 3.5 documentation.

Setting expectations for property set was always very simple, and slightly confusing with Rhino Mocks. Here is how you do it:

view.Username = "the user name";	

The problem is that it is hard to see that there is an expectation created here. So, with the generous help of Sebastian Jancke, we have a new syntax:

Expect.Call(view.Username).SetPropertyWithArguments("the user name");

This is much more explicit and easier to understand. We can also set expectation on the property set, without expecting a certain value using this syntax:




Yeah much better, intuitiveness over brevity.

Diego Jancic

I prefer to do: Expect.Call(view.Username = "Something")

What's the confusion with that?


Or Expect.Call(view.Username).SetProperty(value);


Needless verbosity is noise.

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