unit test


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unit test

[′yü·nət ‚test]
(computer science)
The testing of a module within a computer system.

unit test

Running one component of a system for testing purposes. See system test.
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Unit Test Framework for creating unit tests for the services, included in Continuous Integration for build verification.
After that, we tried to obtain a unit test case for regression testing, and finally, we showed the improved fault traceability by using software revision information.
The post unit test was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of this method.
For the control group, which was taught using traditional methods, the instructor recorded student performance using three unit tests and a comprehensive final exam.
However, because code instrumentation can be applied on a unit test or system wide basis, it is possible to devise unit tests to exercise those parts of the code which have yet to be proven through system test.
There were also weekly quizzes, and unit tests. In addition, the teacher gave a midterm and final exam.
The publisher has said that in the book Hamill covers the usage, philosophy and architecture of unit test frameworks.
-- Run automated local unit tests to check for a build's variance from an established performance baseline.
The following results are based on data from the students who were not only present and took the quizzes on the days in which they occurred, but also the different unit tests. As part of the requirements of the course, the students were not required to take every unit test or every quiz, as a result of this, a student's lowest unit test score and lowest quiz score were dropped in determination of his/her final course grades, which caused the differences in the number of students for the statistical tests.
Assessment of the material is covered by five unit tests and a summary course test composed of multiple-choice questions.
In our past studies, the stimulus materials and tests were taken from regular classroom activities, randomly selected unit test items were repeated on the final exam, retest delays ranged between 3 to 10 weeks, and performance on the tests was consequated by the assignment of course grades.
A third tool, the Unit Test Assistant, helps organizations test applications that have already been updated for Y2K compliance, Big Blue said.