.NET Core Integration Tests using a Sql Server Database in Docker

by bill-s, 2021-04-22T17:06:13.835Z

So I was revamping the tests in the template projects for Wrapt and wanted to try using a real database instead of compromising for an in memory one. There’s a few reasons for this, but most notably is being able to get to your test environment as close to realistic as possible. Setting things up with a local database isn’t terribly hard but it does require some manual steps when setting things up for the first time and requires a specific local set up. This can be automated to a degree like Jimmy Bogard does in his Contoso repo but I was aiming for something a little different.

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