Integration Testing an Umbraco API using .NET Web Application Factory

Lately I've been experimenting with the new WebApplicationFactory in .NET 6.0 together with custom Umbraco API controllers to verify that each API endpoint is up and running and that they return the expected output.…

Using Microsoft Playwright and NUnit to automate search behaviour

I have been experimenting a lot with different UI testing frameworks such as Selenium, Cypress and Playwright in a public GitHub project and I’ve really come to fancy Microsoft.Playwright for .NET in combination with NUnit.…

Umbraco project structure

Recently I got to lay the foundation for a new Umbraco 9 project and so I started to question and think about the setup I have been using so far and if it might be possible to improve somehow.…

Unit Testing with AutoFixture to generate TestCase data

When writing unit tests I often find myself having to come up with these kind of random test case data. But I recently discovered a package called AutoFixture which not only replaces all of the test case data in my tests but also saves me the trouble of having to come up with these random values myself.…

Troubleshooting a pending pod in a Kubernetes cluster (AKS)

Last week I had an interesting issue with one of our clients AKS clusters, and in the spirit of sharing I thought I would document the solution and share my findings. I find that when it comes to issues in Kubernetes it’s usually not the solution itself that is the tricky part, which is usually just a single command line, but rather finding information and troubleshooting that I find is the most interesting to read about.…

NUnit vs. xUnit

The endless battle between the two testing frameworks NUnit and xUnit is a hot potato and in this blog post I intend to give my two cents on this topic.…

Configuring a TLS certificate in Kubernetes

This week I was given the assignment to update a TLS certificate on one of our Kubernetes clusters from a .pfx file and so I though I would share how I solved it and hopefully it can help someone else in the same situation.…

Parallelism: NUnit vs. xUnit

Running your tests in parallel can significantly improve the speed of your test runs, but it could give you occasional problems especially if you're working on static implementations. Also turns out that depending on which testing framework you're using parallelism might be handled differently.…

Getting started with Unit Testing in Umbraco just got a whole lot easier!

Around two years ago Umbraco version 8 was released and I was scanning the internet trying to find some documentation on how to do Unit Testing in version 8, without any luck. No examples or tutorials had yet to be made for this and the official documentation did not have a section on Unit Testing. So I thought: How hard can it be?…

Rotating certificates in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Every once and a while certificates on the Azure Kubernetes Service need to be rotated. If you dont you will receive this error when you try to connect to a cluster.…