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JUnit and Cactus

Faisal Khan
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Must one learn the ins and outs of JUnit and then move onto Cactus? Is it enough to go straight to Cactus and what are the major advanteages of each.
Thanks in advance.

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Lasse Koskela

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You could compare learning JUnit vs Cactus with learning Java vs J2EE. You can go straight to the more complex stuff , but it might bite later on. Then again, it might not. In the end, Cactus tests are just more specialized JUnit tests.

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Faisal Khan
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Thanks for a rather succint answer which cleared things up for me.
I agree. Here's the link:
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