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Intriguing micro-services testing from Thoughtworks

One of the best ways to explain micro-services testing - Thoughtworks Testing Strategies in a Microservice Architecture There has been a shift in service based architectures over the last few years towards smaller, more focussed "micro" services. There are many benefits with this approach such as the ability to independently deploy, scale and maintain each component and parallelize development across multiple teams. However, once these additional network partitions have been introduced, the testing strategies that applied for monolithic in process applications need to be reconsidered.

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From Delegates to Anonymous Delegates to Lambda

"Delegate" is actually the name for a variable that holds a reference to a method
A delegate is comparable to a function-pointer; a "method handle" as an object, if you like, i.e.
Func<int,int,int> add =(a,b)=> a+b; is a way of writing a delegate that I can then call. Delegates also underpin eventing and other callback approaches.
Anonymous methods are the 2.0 short-hand for creating delegate instances, for example:someObj.SomeEvent

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