MSTest exceptions

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MSTest for exception thrown

If you switch between the two frameworks often and use MS test you may find this useful.

Old MSTest

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Professional\Common7\IDE\PublicAssemblies\Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.UnitTestFramework.dll

In old .NET Framework test library you don’t have the Assert.Throws.

So use below try catch return.

[TestMethod]
public void GetStuff_ThrowsException()
{
    string foobarString = "testing stuff";
    decimal foobarDecimal = 21;

    try
    {
        var result = _myController.GetStuff(foobarString, foobarDecimal);
    }
    catch (Exception ex)
    {
        return;
    }
    Assert.Fail("Should have thrown an exception.");
}

New MSTest

C:\Users\peter\.nuget\packages\mstest.testframework\1.3.2\lib\netstandard1.0\Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestPlatform.TestFramework.dll

In new .NET Core test library you can use the following methods.

Assert.ThrowsExceptionAsync

Assert.ThrowsException

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