NSubstitute 5.0.0

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.NET 6.0 .NET Standard 2.0 .NET Framework 4.6.2
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dotnet add package NSubstitute --version 5.0.0
NuGet\Install-Package NSubstitute -Version 5.0.0
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="NSubstitute" Version="5.0.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add NSubstitute --version 5.0.0
#r "nuget: NSubstitute, 5.0.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install NSubstitute as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=NSubstitute&version=5.0.0

// Install NSubstitute as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=NSubstitute&version=5.0.0

NSubstitute is a friendly substitute for .NET mocking libraries. It has a simple, succinct syntax to help developers write clearer tests. NSubstitute is designed for Arrange-Act-Assert (AAA) testing and with Test Driven Development (TDD) in mind.

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AutoFixture.AutoNSubstitute The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by NuGet.org.

This extension turns AutoFixture into an Auto-Mocking Container. The mock instances are created by NSubstitute. To use it, add the AutoNSubstituteCustomization to your Fixture instance.


Extension for mocking Entity Framework Core operations such ToListAsync, FirstOrDefaultAsync etc. When writing tests for your application it is often desirable to avoid hitting the database. The extension allows you to achieve this by creating a context – with behavior defined by your tests – that makes use of in-memory data.


Some generic test utilites.


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Helpers for testing when using PeanutButter.DatabaseHelpers

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Polly is a .NET resilience and transient-fault-handling library that allows developers to express policies such as Retry, Circuit Breaker, Timeout, Bulkhead Isolation, and Fallback in a fluent and thread-safe manner. From version 6.0.1, Polly targets .NET Standard 1.1 and 2.0+.
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