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Discussion on: Writing unit tests with React, Typescript, and react-testing-library

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Simme • Edited on

How about using describes and beforeEach's? That would probably be a more idiomatic approach to accomplish the same things. If you find the need to rerender stuff too often, you're probably combining what should be multiple tests.

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Patrick Charles-Lundaahl

I'd +1 this.

Not that I don't enjoy the type gymnastics that are going on in the article (I'm a really big fan of TS's structural typing, and I spend way more time than I should doing similar things in my side projects). I just think this could probably be simpler by better leveraging your testing library.