on 23 September 2013 by in
Back when I was working on Zend Framework, controllers were untestable. They had lots of dependencies, many of which were difficult if not impossible to mock. Testing a controller, at least in isolation, was nearly impossible.
But the controller, being just an object, is as testable as you want it to be.
In a small framework that I’ve written, the controller is entirely testable. Dependencies are injected through use of a dependency inversion container (Aura.Di in fact). These dependencies can be effectively mocked. The controller is responsible for returning a response object that is decoupled from an HTTP response which can be inspected and evaluated for correctness.
Sounds like there’s some use of Aura.Web in there too.
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