Different Singleton instances with JUnit tests

Spring provides a test annotation called @DirtiesContext which is very helpful when testing singleton beans. When added at the class level with the class mode set to AFTER_EACH_TEST_METHOD, spring creates a new application context for every test case (method). This annotation comes to your rescue when you have some state in your singleton class.

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Posted on March 20, 2011, in junit, spring and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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