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Another post inspired by a Stack Overflow question (see my answer). The specific situation encountered by the asker of the question was prompted by a situation in which the asker knew the specific type that was being returned...
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I put together some code from various places to come up with a clean way to test nested anonymous types in JsonResults.
Recently I had a need to test some controller actions that returned nested anonymous types. Since the Data property on the JsonResult is of type object this can involve jumping through some hoops with reflection to get access...
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The last in the setup portion of my series on Dapper integration testing
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Diving into the technical challenges of automated integration testing with Dapper.
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I have, in my head, a set of technologies that are candidates to add to my regular toolset. One of those tools is MiniProfiler.  MiniProfiler has been around for awhile and, truth to be told, I did spend some time trying to g...
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Some thoughts on the differences between API and data models.
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A brief of example of how you'd go about beginning to do TDD with Dapper based on the infrastructure outlined in my previous posts.
In the last several posts I've set up the infrastructure for doing Test Driving Development for Dapper with lightweight integration tests. You might want to review these if you haven't already looked at them. Lightweight Inte...
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The third in a series of blog posts about integration testing with Dapper
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The first in a series of posts describing how to set up your solution to do automated, lightweight integration testing with Dapper.
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  • The Nerdery, Bloomington, MN
    Software Engineer, 2012 - present
  • ITS, The University of Iowa
    Software Developer, 2004 - 2012
  • CCAD, The University of Iowa
    Computing Support Manager, 1985 - 2004
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  • The University of Iowa
    BS, Computer Science, 1980 - 1984
  • The University of Iowa
    MCS, Computer Science, 1998 - 2002
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