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Java Unit Testing in Java How to Test Setting Up a Project for Tests

Manish Giri
Manish Giri
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Compatibility with JUnit 5?

JUnit 5 has been released, and it would be nice to learn this version instead of JUnit 4. So, I wanted to know if the JUnit topics covered in these lessons would work with JUnit 5 as well.

Thanks

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Livia Galeazzi
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Livia Galeazzi
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JUnit5 is backwards compatible. That means everything you do with JUnit4 you can also do with JUnit5. So feel free to use JUnit5, and when you're done with the course, explore some of its cool new features. Personally, I'm very excited about it. There are lots of new tools that will no doubt change the way we write tests! https://developer.ibm.com/dwblog/2017/best-new-features-junit-5/

Look here on how to run JUnit5 with backwards compatibility: http://junit.org/junit5/docs/current/user-guide/#migrating-from-junit4-running