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re: I recently had the great displeasure of integrating with PayPal's sandbox environment. To put it mildly, the service had stability issues that disr...
 

Thanks for the story! Mocking seems the way for a predictable testing suite.

In relation to the live assertions, maybe I can still run the tests that interact with the sandbox environment in a separate test suite that is outside the golden path of deployments and, as you said, have some alert to check when things go south with the integration.

 

That would be my thought - two independent test suites.

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