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Mocking a Web Service Proxy

Today I finally had to create a mock of a web service proxy, what fun.  Of course the first go at it failed because I did not think about the fact that the web service proxy is NOT serializable.  This sucked, so what was I to do.

Well, fortunately for me web service proxy classes are partial’s, so I am able to ‘tweek’ the class.

Basically what I did was created a new partial class on my web service proxy as well as an interface for the partial class.  I then went in to my consuming code for the web service and modified it to use the interface, not the concrete class.  After these simple changes, I can now mock my web service when needed and use the actual at run time.

Creating the interface for my web service


Implementing the interface on my new partial class


Creating the test


BTW, if there is a better, easier way to do this, please let me know

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Posted 07-05-2007 8:09 AM by Derik Whittaker
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Comments

Proxy Templates » Blog Archive » Proxy July 5, 2007 12:11 pm wrote Proxy Templates » Blog Archive » Proxy July 5, 2007 12:11 pm
on 07-25-2007 12:01 AM
ewdx wrote re: Mocking a Web Service Proxy
on 08-30-2007 10:37 AM

good

proxy script wrote re: Mocking a Web Service Proxy
on 02-21-2008 10:58 PM

Cool Stuff! Thanks

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