Should this code be in the test or a fixture?

There is some overlap between what could go into the setup phase of a test or into a fixture. There are a few reason why certain pieces of setup code are better suited to a fixture and also why other code might be better off in the test itself. This post explores a few examples to help illustrate how you can decide where to put the setup code to minimise the maintenance cost and maximise the value of the test suit.

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