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Mastering Unit Testing Using Mockito and JUnit

By : Sujoy Acharya
Book Image

Mastering Unit Testing Using Mockito and JUnit

By: Sujoy Acharya

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Mastering Unit Testing Using Mockito and JUnit
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Understanding the static code analysis

Static code analysis is the process of analyzing code without executing it. Code review is also a sort of static code analysis but is performed with humans or team members. Generally, static code analysis is performed by an automated tool.

Usually, a static analysis includes the following metrics:

  • Violation of coding best practices such as long method body, long parameter list, large classes, and variable names.

  • Cohesion represents responsibility of a single module (class). If a module or class possesses too many responsibilities, such as tax calculation, sending e-mails, and formatting user inputs, the class or module is less cohesive. Performing multiple dissimilar tasks introduces complexity and maintainability issues. High cohesion means performing only a particular type of task.

    Suppose a person is assigned to handle customer tickets, code new features, design the architecture, organize the annual office party, and so on; this person will be over occupied...