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NT8 - Automated unit testing

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 shansen 
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Can anyone offer guidance or examples toward implementing automated unit testing in NT8?

I am currently refactoring several complex Indicators originally designed to operate under Calculation.OnBarClose to operate under .OnBarClose AND .OnEachTick.

Ideally, I would like to develop Unit Tests for each Indicator which would operate under .OnBarClose OR .OnEachTick. I believe this would require mocking (or similar) a specified sequence of OnBarUpdate events. Ideally, a sequence of tick data could be recorded (or extracted) and used to develop a mock series. Unit Tests could then consume the mock series (under .OnBarClose OR .OnEachTick) to test and validate Indicator behavior.

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Shannon

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