18.9. GlossaryΒΆ

return value testΒΆ

A return value test invokes a function on a particular set of inputs and checks whether the return value is the correct one for those inputs.

side effect testΒΆ

A side effect test invokes a function or method and then checks whether some object’s contents were suitably transformed by the end of the execution of the function or method.

test caseΒΆ

An assertion about the state of the program at particular point in its execution, such as the type of a variable or of a value returned by a function.

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